PIO and OCI Merger (New Delhi)
"The Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card notification has been withdrawn with immediate effect and, further, it has been notified that all existing PIO card-holders will be deemed to be OCI card-holders. Now only one OCI card with enhanced benefits is in existence," said a home ministry release on January 10, Protected content .
All applicants for OCI/PIO will benefit from this. No registration required at FRRO/FRO anymore.