Fees for OCI Card

There are certain things to know about the fee for the OCI card application:

  • The payment should be made to "BLS International USA."
  • If the OCI card application is withdrawn in the middle of the application process, $25 will be deducted from the consular fee.
  • The fee is non-refundable after the applicant submits the original passport.
  • If the payment is not complete the application will be rejected or delayed.
  • If the application is for the whole family, then the OCI fee for everyone can be paid in one payment, mailing fee in another payment, and surrender certificate in another.
  • The fee should be attached only to the part A of the first applicant and not to each separate application.¬†
  • Payment can be made in cash, money order, cashier's check, or banker's check. If applying by post cash is not accepted.
  • No personal checks are accepted.
  • Non-US passport holders and non-USA nationals residing in the US for less than 2 years have to pay $20 additional fee as reference fee.
  • A combined payment can be made for all the services.

The fee structure and total for OCI card is given below:

Service

Consular Fee

ICWF Fee

Service Fee

Total

New OCI card (Adult/Minor)

$275.00

$3.00

$4.70

$282.70

 Lost /Damaged OCI card

$100.00

$3.00

$4.70

$107.70

OCI for new passport

$25.00

$3.00

$4.70

$32.70

Renunciation of OCI

$25.00

$3.00

$4.70

$32.70

Passport match up with OCI at consulate

0.00

0.00

$4.70

$4.70