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by vinitmanu
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI application based on spouse's OCI
Replies: 8
Views: 709

Re: OCI application based on spouse's OCI

The physical OCI booklet/document gets sent from Delhi. It should arrive at your UK centre soon.
by vinitmanu
Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI application based on spouse's OCI
Replies: 8
Views: 709

Re: OCI application based on spouse's OCI

The guidelines says it can take anywhere between 6-8 weeks. Has there been any queries raised since you applied?
by vinitmanu
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Lost OCI booklet
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Re: Lost OCI booklet

Hi, I seem to have lost/misplaced OCI booklets of the whole family - I am unable to trace it back and assuming that it will not be found.. Does anybody else have experience of applying for replacement OCI and the process of doing that ? step by step instructions to replace the OCI can be found here...
by vinitmanu
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Urgent: OCI document query
Replies: 1
Views: 423

Re: Urgent: OCI document query

There is whole list of required documents on VFS website under:

http://www.vfsglobal.com/india/uk/OCI.html
by vinitmanu
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Aadhaar Card for OCI holders
Replies: 3
Views: 3178

Re: Aadhaar Card for OCI holders

Hmm.. not really and this is the gist of my query. Nationality seems to have nothing to do with getting an Aadhaar ID, a bit like SSN in USA or NI in UK.It seems Foreigners can get an aadhaar if they are staying for more than 182 days in the past 12 months and how it is being checked is also questi...
by vinitmanu
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4757
Views: 1140888

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

Application Date : 25-MAY-2017 VFS Center: London-Hounslow Date of acknowledgement : 26-MAY-2017 Original docs Received : Documents Printing Status : UNDER-PROCESS Dispatched From MEA (OCI): NEW DELHI on Document received At London: PASSPORT SUBMITTED IN PERSON: PASSPORT AND OCI DOCUMENT RECEIVED: ...
by vinitmanu
Thu Jul 06, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Number of Envelopes for OCI and Passport Counsular Services
Replies: 1
Views: 495

Re: Number of Envelopes for OCI and Passport Counsular Servi

This is what it says here - http://www.vfsglobal.com/india/uk/Passport_Return.html For Passport/Consular Services: Applicants are required to provide 2 return envelopes to send the documents safely, once processed. I am applying for surrender certificate. I thought it is only one special delivery e...
by vinitmanu
Thu Jul 06, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Surrendring Indian passport
Replies: 878
Views: 259671

Re: Surrendring Indian passport

Dear friends I got my British citizen ship today. Please can someone guide me that would i abel to apply surrender certificate without having British passport. I will get my British passport in next 20 days. I appreciate if you can guide me asap Thank you Passport is only a travel document. You are...
by vinitmanu
Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Unsuccessful applications
Replies: 961
Views: 259115

Re: Unsuccessful applications

I have everything but I'm not sure if they are going to accept the reconsideration. If not thatn I loose £321 and I have to apply for citizenship again. That is what makes me thinking... I go to CAB today and see what they say Could you get a letter from your employer indicating your working hours ...
by vinitmanu
Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Ceremony process changed?
Replies: 2
Views: 608

Re: Ceremony process changed?

Hi All, I have received an approval letter on 29/06 with a letter date of 21/06. On the letter, It is mentioned that you should not contact Local council and you will receive an invitation of ceremony shortly. Its 30/6 and I have not received any invitation letter yet, I was wondering it looks like...
by vinitmanu
Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Aadhaar Card for OCI holders
Replies: 3
Views: 3178

Re: Aadhaar Card for OCI holders

To all fellow OCI holders out there... now that Aadhaar ID is being linked to every tiny bit of information about a desi trying to survive in India, the day wont be far when you will need one even to take a dump :twisted: . 1. There are all sorts of contradictory information about aadhaar validity ...
by vinitmanu
Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4757
Views: 1140888

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

Hi. Help please. I was told that I will not need to submit my British passport and I should receive my oci in post :? ... after almost 2 months and 3 weeks I thought to check my application process online and it reads that documents received at Birmingham on 17th May. :? So does that mean it has be...
by vinitmanu
Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Not able to rebook VFS Appointment
Replies: 4
Views: 882

Re: Not able to rebook VFS Appointment

Hi, I was not allowed to submit my OCI application today because I did not have a letter from employer. Now when I try to re-book appointment it gives me an error - "OCI Registration Number already exsist" Can somebody please help me and let me know how can I go forward with this? Thanking you in a...
by vinitmanu
Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Re: OCI

Hi all My wife was born in India then left India for Kenya and had kenyan passport. Her only proof of birth in India is birth certificate. She recently well 2 years ago became British citizen. I have OCI since 2010. My question is does she gets OCI based on me or separate her self from her birth ce...
by vinitmanu
Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Hounslow VFS Office
Replies: 7
Views: 8898

Re: Hounslow VFS Office

trivivek12 wrote:Hello Everyone,

Has anyone driven to Hounslow VFS office recently? Has anything changed in terms of parking? Is it still advisable to park outside the building?

Many thanks
V
I went there last week and apparently there is a car parking for 300 cars behind the VFS building.
by vinitmanu
Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:40 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4757
Views: 1140888

jko_71 wrote:SNG, ssachida, vinitmanu, any update from you ?

mine is not printed yet

i got reply from delhi that my documents may be printed in next 2 weeks time, i.e. by this month end .. god knows whats happening !!!!
Hi jko_71... Did your dependants receive their OCI's?
by vinitmanu
Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:37 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4757
Views: 1140888

jko_71 wrote:mine is same, printing blank !

though bit happy, my dependents documents dispatched from delhi..

have written to them regarding my printing issue, nothing heard back yet !
Atleast, your dependents documents were dispatched within couple of days of printing. That sounds positive.
by vinitmanu
Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:54 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4757
Views: 1140888

bizarre.. cant see my print details today.. status goes back to "granted" and print remains blank !! its only for me not for my dependents, though !! jko_71 - Can you now see your 'printing status'? SNG, ssachida - Any news on your front with regards to the 'OCI printing'? I emailed HCI Delhi and t...
by vinitmanu
Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:54 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4757
Views: 1140888

SNG wrote: Mine is not printed yet, JKO_71 posted- printed today. hopefully mine tomorrow :roll:
And mine probably the day after you ! Fingers crossed. Please will you keep us posted.
by vinitmanu
Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4757
Views: 1140888

ssachida wrote:Same here:

Acknowleged 6th feb
Scanned 12th feb
Granted 26th feb

Not printed yet
Any updates on your OCI printing guys, ssachida, jko_71 and SNG?
My application has been 'Granted' since 27th Feb but hasn't been printed yet.
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