OCI Certificate OCI Certificate

OCI Certificate

OCI Certificate


  • Click here for online appointment
  • The Consulate General of India has not appointed any agents for giving attestation services.
  • Consulate reserves the right to reject attestation of documents, the contents of which are objectionable or contrary to the rules.
  • Processing time:
    • Acceptance of in-person applications with prior online appointment: 9:30 AM TO 11:30 AM (Monday-Friday except designated holidays)
    • Postal/Courier applications: 10-12 business days
    • Delivery of documents received in person- On the same day between 3 PM -4 PM.

The information on OCI may be seen at MHA website and click here for benefits available to OCI Card holders.

Online appointment is required (click here for appointment) to submit documents in-person at the Consulate. Documents may also be sent by mail/courier to the Consulate General of India, #201-325 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 1Z7, Canada.

Before submitting/mailing in the application, please ensure that it includes the following:

  • Miscellaneous Services Form – Download and fill the Miscellaneous application form, paste picture and sign at appropriate place.
  • Self Attested copy of foreign passport of the applicant.
  • Self Attested copy of OCI card of the applicant.
  • A letter mentioning why the OCI certificate is required along with supporting documents with valid photo ID and other supporting documents e.g. name of the institution where admission is sought by OCI Card holder.
  • Self attested Canada address proof – copy of DL / utility bill / rent agreement / bank statement (any one).
  • Fee:   A non-refundable fee of $ 37 paid through Money order or Demand Draft ONLY, drawn in favor of the ‘Consulate General of India, Vancouver. NO BLANK CHECK/MONEY ORDER WILL BE ACCEPTED BY THE CONSULATE. Cash, Personal Cheques, Credit Cards, Debit Cards are not accepted.
  • Self addressed prepaid envelope for return of documents in case of postal applications.  If you opt for Canada Post, please ensure that sufficient postage is affixed on the return envelope.  Applicants outside British Columbia may kindly check with Canada Post for their service terms on out of Province services.  We strongly advise using Xpresspost or other private courier services to avoid delays and loss in transit.