Here is what I have put in our successful applications for my inlaws visit :
Passport Copies including wife and daughter to show yearly trips to India
Bank: 6 Month Current Account Statement with stamps on each page from bank, same for savings account
Pay rise & bonus letter
Pay Slip 6 months
Birth Certificates (to show relations to in-laws)
Pregnancy Letter from Doctor showing Due Date
Scan Appointment Letter
Document check list showing appointment
Passport Size Photo
Travel Insurance - I took it out in such a way that i would get a refund if the applications failed.
Applicant 1 - Father in Law
Bank Statements, FD Proof, investments
Pension income proof, Interest from investment Proof
Letter from Local Temple stating he is the secretary and has been an active member since 1990
Applicant 2 - Mother in Law
Bank Statement Joint Account
Deed to house/land & Translation
Applicant 3 - Sister in Law
Letter (NOC) from current studying institution, showing that they are happy to give her leave and to comeback by August 2016, for exam in December.
Family Tree showing relatives in India/Dubai.
and copies for all the evidence that is being submitted.
Showing strong ties for your family to India, so the ECO is clear that they will go back - This is the key to a successful application in my opinion, and I'm sure everyone on this forum would agree. So i may have gone a bit over the top with the evidence supplied, but I was thorough. Good Luck!
Sub: 24/06/09 Cochin
Result: ISSUED 21/08/09
Surrender Indian Passport and OCI Next!