What is a PIO Card?
The Indian Government announced in September 2002 the launch of Person of India Origin Card that allows visa free entry in India for Indian origin people living across the world. It also promises to give almost all the rights that are enjoyed by Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) including the purchase of non-agricultural land. 15 million people of Indian origin living abroad will benefit from the Card.
Fee for a PIO Card is USD $ 365.00 for an adult & for a child below the age of 18 years its USD $ 185.00.
Validity: 15 years from the date of issue.
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