The Government of India is encouraging all PIO Card holders to convert it to OCI and has extended the deadline to June 30, 2017. If you convert your PIO to OCI before this deadline, you do not have to pay the Consular Fee of $275.

If you need assistance to convert your PIO Card to OCI, call 516.680.8037 or visit our website CLB Visa Center (

“ Until June 30, 2017, PIO cardholders can travel to India with their PIO and US Passport.

Please forward this email to all your friends who may benefit from this information.

If you do not wish to receive any more emails, please reply with DELETE in the subject line,” said Ratna Bhalla, Executive Director, CLB Visa Center.

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