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I am looking for a clarity to get a OCI card for my child, who was born in India and got a Indian passport based on his mother's nationality and returned to UK and got a British passport based on his father's nationality. Now he hold two passports - UK and Indian passports. we are planning to travel to india soon so i want to get a OCI card to avoid any dispute in travels.
please can you suggest a best approach to get OCI card for him.
surrender his indian passport first and get a passport surrender certificate? and
then apply for the OCI card based on his mother's nationality and his uk passport?
dont surrender his indian passport and just apply for OCI card based on his mother's nationality and his uk passport?
any other approach ?
what documentations to submit ?
thanks for your advise!
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You cannot have two passports. Indian Law prohibits 2 passports. You cant apply for OCI while having valid passport. Approach 1 looks fine to me. Surrender Indian passport, get surrender certificate and then apply for OCI card.