About Us OCI Miscellaneous Service

Due to the COVID situation, physical submission/ collection of documents are suspended. All applications are being accepted by post. More information at Advisory regarding Consular services in the Advisories section.



This service is applicable when loss/damage of OCI card, change of passport particulars, change of personal particulars, and change of address/occupation.

1. Filling up of Online Application Form

  1. Application to be filled online, using the website : https://passport.gov.in/oci/OnlineOCIRegistrationG.jsp

  2. The Application is in two parts; Part A and Part B

  • Fill part A online along with uploading of photograph and signature/thumb impression, please ensure all information is correct and complete and then click on submit to proceed part B.

  • Fill part B online and click on submit, after that please upload supporting documents

  • A reference No. will generate on the top right corner of application form, please note down the number. This helps you keep record, take reprint and check status online. Then save filled out part A and B.

  • A print window would appear. Click ok to print out the requisite application form consisting of part A & part B. Make sure that all lines, boxes and information on the printed application form are present and legible.

  1. Please enter your mobile number and email id in the column for contact details at Sr. No. 29 and 30. 

NB: Please note that OCI is made on the basis of entries made by an applicant in the online form. Therefore, ensure that all entries in the online, as well as printed application form are correct.


  • €95 + €3 in case loss/Damage OCI card

Fee is payable by two separate crossed postal orders/bank drafts in Euros, drawn in favour of Embassy of India, Dublin. For example, the applicant will have to buy two separate postal orders/bank drafts, one postal order/bank draft amounting to €24/- and another postal order/bank draft for €3/-

OCI Fee once deposited shall not be refunded.

  • €24 + €3 in all other cases

2. Submission of Application and Documents to Embassy


Submit the following documents either at Embassy or send by post to Embassy of India, 69 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin-4, Ireland:

  1. The above printed application form;

  2. Two separate postal orders/bank drafts as above

  3. Three photographs with white background (2x2 inch)

  4. In case of lost OCI card, Garda report, in original, with OCI card number is to be submitted.

  5. Self-attested copies of the following supporting documents:

  • Current Passport copy

  • Old OCI card copy

  • Address proof copy (if seeking change of address)

NB: OCI registration certificate have to be got re-issued each time a new passport is issued up to the completion of 20 years of age and once after completion of 50 years of age in view of biological changes in face of the applicant.

Re-issuance of OCI registration certificate is not mandatory each time a new passport is issued between 21-50 years of age. However, if the applicant wishes to obtain new set of OCI documents, he/she can apply for the same. If the OCI card is issued at the age of 50 years, there is no need for re-issuance of OCI.

NB: Before applying to the Embassy, please check all the above documents and appropriate fee have been attached with the application.

Document submission time:Monday to Friday between 9:30am and 12.00 noon. (Except holidays)*

Processing Time: 6-7 weeks from the date of submission in Embassy if application is complete in all aspects.

Applicant can also check the status of application online, using the website: https://passport.gov.in/oci/OnlineOCIRegistrationG.jsp

3. Collection Procedure for OCI card:

OCI card may be collected from the Embassy, on receipt of Embassy’s intimation email. Please submit the current original passport and old OCI card and then collect after 5 working day.

To receive the OCI card by Post, applicants are required to send the original foreign passport and old OCI card to the Embassy along with a self-addressed registered envelope (Tamper proof envelope only).

Documents Collection Time: Monday to Friday between 4pm and 5pm. (Except holidays)*

For any further query please write or call:

Email ID: passport.dublin@mea.gov.in

Tel No. +353- 01-2060932 (1400 hrs to 1600 hrs)

*For list of holidays please click: http://indianembassydublin.in/eoi.php?id=holidays