About Us Timeline extension till 31.12.2024

It has been decided with the approval of the competent authority, that the Bureau of Immigration (BOI) will accept PIO cards as valid travel document till 31.12.2024 alongwith valid foreign passport and the Indian immigration Check Post(s) will continue to consider all PIO cards valid for exit/entry into India till 31.12.2024. This extension of timeline is subject to the condition that if in the meantime any deadline is notified by the ICAO thereby making hand written PIO cards invalid, then PIO cardholders may have to obtain appropriate visa from India Missions/Posts.