Centre allows travel of OCI cardholders who wish to visit India for family emergencies

The order says minor children born to Indian nationals abroad and holding OCI cards allowed to come to India

Centre allows travel of OCI cardholders who wish to visit India for family emergencies

New Delhi, May 22

The Centre on Friday allowed travel of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders who wish to come to India on account of family emergencies. This was stated in an official order.

The order said minor children born to Indian nationals abroad and holding OCI cards were allowed to come to India.

The government said couples where one spouse is an OCI cardholder, the other an Indian and they have permanent residence in India are allowed to come.

University students who are OCI cardholders but whose parents are Indian citizens living in India are also allowed to visit the country, the government order said. PTI

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