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Application for Fresh OCI


(b) Online Application Form:

  • The online application for OCI must be completed and submitted online. The form can be filled up
    and submitting online at the below link: https://ociservices.gov.in/
  • For filling up the online application you are required to register first and create a login and
    password.
  • A step wise process for filling up online OCI can be seen at the below link:


https://www.cgitoronto.gov.in/docs/1617812881Step-wise-process-for-OCI-application-new.pdf

  • Must select the correct Indian High Commission / Consulate, based on the place where you reside
    in Canada and the Consular jurisdiction of Indian High Commission / Consulate. The consular
    jurisdiction can be viewed at: https://www.blsindia-canada.com/usefphp
  • All the personal particulars / data entries of the OCI application should match with the current
    Passport. The name of parents & spouse should match as mentioned in their Indian Passport.

After online submission of application form, no changes can be made manually / hand writing. In
case of any error / changes, please fill a fresh new online application form and use that for further
submission to BLS.


Please note:

  1. BLS International Employees cannot edit or make any changes to your online application form.
  2. Consulate General of India reserves the Right to Call for Additional Documents, as considered
    necessary.

 

(c) Surrender / Renunciation Certificate (copy)


Please enclose the copy of your Surrender / Renunciation Certificate of old Indian passport.


(d) Indian Passport (Original and copy)


Please enclose the photo page (first page) of your Indian Passport having photographs and details.
Also, enclose the last page of showing the details of parents name and address. If there are any
endorsements on the page, kindly enclose copy of those pages as well.


In case Indian passport is not available, please provide copy of Nativity Certificate / Domicile certificate
issued by competent authority in India as your proof of Indian Origin.


(e) Citizenship certificate (Original and copy)


Please enclose Original and a copy of your Canadian / Foreign Citizenship Certificate. If Citizenship
certificate is not available you can enclose copy of your Citizenship card.


(f) Canadian passport / Foreign Passport (Original and copy) (duly signed)


Please enclose photo page of your Canadian Passport having photographs and details of your
passport. Original Passport is required to be shown at the counter for verification, it will be returned
back at the counter after verification. A minimum six months or more validity on your passport is
required for applying for OCI.

 

In case of foreign passport i.e., other than Canadian please provide the following two additional
documents:


(i) Status in Canada (PR / Work Permit / Study Permit / Visa)
(ii) Additional form as per link below


https://blsindia-canada.com/forms/non-canadian-form.pdf


(g) Professional Details of the applicant:


Please enclose a letter mentioning your profession / occupation details in Canada.


(h) Proof of address in Canada


Please enclose any one of the following document as proof of present address:


Driving License
Photo ID issued by the Ontario Government
Utility Bills(Electricity/water/Gas/Phone/Internet etc)-must be recent

For OCI application of Minor children - Proof of address of both of the parent to be submitted.


Note: Address proof must match with the address provided in the application form.


(i) Fees:


Fresh OCI CAD $345 /-
Miscellaneous OCI (re-issue of OCI) CAD $ 35/-
OCI in-lieu of Lost / Damaged OCI / PIO to OCI CAD $ 128/-


Note:

  1. The fees to be paid in the form of Money order or Demand draft in favor of “Consulate General of
    India, Toronto”.
  2. The above fees is excluding service fee, courier charges and other value added services provided by
    BLS. The additional service fee, courier charges, etc., to be paid separately to BLS.
  3. Fee once paid will not be returned in any case.

(j) Photograph
One color photo as per below specification is required to be uploaded online with the OCI application.
Photograph uploaded online must be the same as the physical photograph pasted on your OCI
application form:

  • Size – 2 inch x 2 inch(51 mm x 51 mm)
  • Background –Background should be plain white colored without borders
  • Clothes – Dark colour
  • Eyes – Open

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