FAQs - VISA


  • The photo printed on my OCI card is not very clear.Can I get it reprinted?
  • What are the OCI Photo specifications for Adults?
  • What are the OCI Photo specifications for Minors?
  • What are the OCI Signature specifications for Adults?
  • What are the OCI Signature specifications for Minors?
    The following are the general signature guidelines to be followed for Minor applicants:
    • For child of 5 years and above, signature/name of the minor child should be in the signature box under their photo on the first page of the OCI Application Form.
    • Uploaded Signature/Thumb impression must be legible on plain white background.
    • For child less than 5 years of age thumb impression of the minor child should be in the signature box under their photo using only a BLACK or BLUE inkpad. (Use Left Thumb impression for Boys & Right Thumb impression for girls).
    • Parents cannot sign on behalf of the child under any circumstances on the PART A of the OCI Application Form.
    • Applications should contain BOTH PARENTS signature on the PART B ONLY AND DULY NOTARIZED.
    • Minors must sign/place thumb impression under PART B of the OCI Application form.
    • Wherever parent’s sign, the signature must match with the passport signature. Applications will be put on hold and a new application will be asked for if parent’s signature does not match with the passport signature.
    • Wherever documents need to be self-attested, both parents must sign.
    NOTE - If the signature is OUTSIDE of the boxes provided, the application will be REJECTED. If the thumbprint/signature is not clear after it is uploaded online, it needs to be uploaded again or minor has to sign in the application form.

    SIGNATURE UPLOAD
    • It should be in JPEG/JPG format only
    • Max size should 200kb
    • The height and width of the Signature Photo must have aspect ratio 1:3
    • The minimum dimensions are 200 pixels (width) x 67 pixels (height)
    • The maximum dimensions are 900 pixels (width) x 300 pixels (height)