The government of india has decided to grant overseas citizenship of india (oci ), which most people mistakenly refer to as 'dual citizenship' persons of indian origin (pio) of certain categories who migrated from india and acquired citizenship of a foreign country, other than pakistan and bangladesh, are eligible to be. The overseas citizenship of india (oci) is an immigration status authorized for a foreign citizen of indian origin to live and work in the republic of india indefinitely the oci was introduced in response to demands for dual citizenship by the indian diaspora, particularly in developed countries it was introduced by the. Despite all the news coverage and excitement over this issue, please understand clearly that the constitution of india does not allow dual citizenship, ie, holding indian citizenship and citizenship of a foreign country simultaneously government of india decided to grant overseas citizenship of india (oci) which most. Meanwhile, defence minister manohar parrikar said geelani would have to write 'indian' in the nationality column to apply for the passport passport is the right of every indian citizen and is issued by the ministry of external affairs after following due process in case any applicant applies for the passport, he should fulfil all. Those indian citizens who acquire foreign citizenship on or after 01 june 2010 will have to submit declaration of renunciation of their indian citizenship and a fee of nok 1000 + 15 persons of indian origin who have already acquired foreign citizenship until 31 may 2010. Answer 1 of 65: hi guys, i want to travel to philippines next week for 5-6 days i do not have visa from any other countries like us, uk can i go to manila and get on-arrival tourist visa like i did in thailand. Homeour servicesvisaspre-arrival registration for indian nationals home about us our services visas identity cards right of abode travel documents chinese nationality births and deaths registration marriage registration immigration clearance travel assistance address and working. National symbols of india depict the country's image and have been chosen very carefully the national animal, tiger symbolises power the national flower, lotus symbolises puritythe national tree, banyan symbolises immortality, the national bird, peacock symbolises elegance and the national fruit, mango.
Part ii (article 5-11) of the indian constitution defines citizenship and few ways of acquiring it read who's termed as a 'citizen' as per citizenship law. The indian passport would be cancelled and returned to the passport holder along with the requisite certificate for future reference hold an indian passport, get an indian passport re-issued or travel on an indian passport after acquiring foreign citizenship oci / pio cards or visa without surrendering their. An indian national has been charged with people smuggling after allegedly attempting to sneak a team of fake journalists into brisbane, australian authorities said thursday. Renunciation of indian citizenship certificate note: all applications along with relevant documents and the requisite fee should necessarily be sent to cox and kings global services, usa the applications sent to the consulate will not be entertained renunciation of indian citizenship it is mandatory for all persons of.
How to become an indian citizen if you are seeking to become a citizen of india, you have two main ways to do it you can either register by proving that you have descended from citizens of india or become naturalized as a citizen each. Renunciation of indian citizenship under indian law, persons of indian origin (pio), who have acquired foreign citizenship, are required to surrender their indian passports to the nearest indian mission / post immediately after acquisition of foreign citizenship indian citizenship act does not allow dual citizenship. Visitors visa are issued to indian nationals to meet relatives, friends or for any other legitimate purpose this type of visa is also issued to bonafide indian businessmen for six months with three entries.
Renunciation of indian citizenship and surrender of indian passport after acquisition of foreign nationality those indian passport holders who acquire foreign nationality are required to surrender their passports to the nearest indian mission/post within three months of acquisition of foreign nationality fee for. Renunciation of citizenship if an indian national has acquired foreign citizenship and conceals this information to obtain an indian passport, it is a punishable offence an indian national resident in portugal, who has acquired foreign citizenship must surrender his indian passport to the indian embassy his/her passport will. Citizenship by registration there are several groups that can apply for indian citizenship by registration, including the following: persons of indian origin who have been residents of india for seven years the applicant or one of his parents must have been born in india persons of indian origin who are ordinarily residents. Faqs on renunciation of indian citizenship what is the issue on surrendering of indian nationality why is it necessary what are the penalties associated with it of late, many cases have been coming to the notice of this consulate where the applicants have not surrendered their indian passports within three.
Overseas citizen of india (oci) cardholder (a) the following categories of persons (except pakistan and bangladesh) are eligible to apply under oci scheme: who is a citizen of another country, but was a citizen of india at the time of, or at any time after, the commencement of the constitution or who is a.
Citizenship of india by naturalization can be acquired by a foreigner (not being an illegal migrant) who is ordinarily resident in india for twelve years (throughout the period of twelve months immediately preceding the date of application and for eleven years in the aggregate in the fourteen years preceding the twelve months). Surrender and renunciation of indian citizenship applies only to applicants of indian origin under the indian citizenship act, 1955, persons of indian origin is not allowed dual citizenship if a person has ever held an indian passport and has obtained the passport of another country, they will be required to surrender. President calvin coolidge signed the indian citizenship act (also known as the snyder act, after the bill's sponsor, representative homer p snyder, of new york ) into law on june 2, 1924 this significant step in the battle for civil rights for american indians is highlighted in this photograph of president calvin coolidge.