Application Status



Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Miscellaneous Service

General Information

OCI Miscellaneous services can be availed for re-issuance/issuance of duplicate OCI Registration Certificate and Visa in the following category of cases:
(i)  In case of issuance of new passport.
(ii)  In case of change of personal particulars viz. nationality etc,
(iii)  In case of loss/damage of OCI registration certificate/visa.
(iv) In case of filling of wrong personal particulars while submitting online applications viz. name, father’s name, date of birth etc.,
(v)  In case of change of address/occupation

Note: As per Indian Mission Officer’s directions, BLS Intl. Submission Officer may request for additional documentation, which is not mentioned in the checklist, at the time of submission or during the processing of the application. If applicant needs to be contacted by HCI / CGI or BLS Intl.: Kindly ensure that you provide the current contact number and email address in your application form to avoid any delays. 

Rules and regulation of Overseas Citizenship of Indian (OCI) process are subject to change by Indian Mission without any prior intimation to the applicant.

The decision to grant or refuse Overseas Citizenship of Indian (OCI) service is made solely by the officers at Indian Mission. BLS Intl. has no influence over the outcome of an application.


British Columbia, Yukon, Alberta, Saskatchewan Vancouver, Surrey, Edmonton, Calgary
Ontario ,Quebec except for areas under the Ottawa Jurisdiction, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland Toronto, Winnipeg, Brampton
National Capital region of Ottawa-Hull, Kingston, Cornwell, Hawkesbury, Arnprior, Renfrew, Perth Prescott, Brockville, Carleton Place, Smith Falls, Morrisburg (all in Ontario), Montreal (in Quebec) and Nunavut territory Ottawa or Montreal

Documents Requirements

  1. OCI Miscellaneous Services Application Form MUST be submitted online on the Ministry of Home Affairs website  at "Online Application" under ‘OCI Miscellaneous Services for registered OCIs’ on the “OCI Scheme” page. Applicant should ensure that the registration is done by providing current Canadian passport.
  2. 1 current photograph of size 51mm X 51mm for each applicant to be pasted on the online application. For specification: Click here
  3. All documentation mentioned in OCI Miscellaneous Checklist. As per your location Jurisdictional in Canada (Note: duly filled and signed by applicant for each application)

Processing Fee

Please note that the fees / processing charge are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Mode of payment:

1)   In Person:

Two separate payments required required of OCI application as per the direction of HCI / CGI.

1st draft or money order in favor of of "High Commission of India - Ottawa" (For Ottawa Jurisdiction) or "The Consulate General of India - Toronto" (For Toronto Jurisdiction) or "The Consulate General of India - Vancouver" (For Vancouver Jurisdiction) Note: Fees payable under this draft / money is for Consular fees + Consular Surcharge fee only).

2nd in favor of BLS International Services Canada Inc. via

  1. Cash (Applicant are requested to get exact cash as per number of applications)
  2. Debit Card - (Interac)

(Note: Fees payable under this section is for BLS Processing fee + Courier fee only)

2)   Postal Applications:

Two separate drafts required of OCI application as per the direction of HCI / CGI.

1st in favor of of "High Commission of India - Ottawa" (For Ottawa Jurisdiction) or "The Consulate General of India - Toronto" (For Toronto Jurisdiction) or "The Consulate General of India - Vancouver" (For Vancouver Jurisdiction) Note: Fees payable under this draft / money is for Consular fees + Consular Surcharge fee only).

2nd in favor of "BLS International Service Canada Inc". Note: Fees payable under this draft / money order is for BLS Processing fee + Courier fee only)

  1. Kindly do not enclose any cash in your postal application envelope. BLS will not be responsible for the loss of cash or the postal orders.
  2. Postal applications can be sent only to the Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver application Service Centers.
    Please note that postal applications will not be processed until the correct fee + consular surcharge fee, service charge and courier is paid.

Note: "We are not providing any pickup and drop off service for PO box address. Applicant has to arrange his/her own pickup and need to provide self addressed printed prepaid return envelope. Also, we do not guarantee for the delivery at PO box address". Particulars Amount payable to HCI / CGI Amount payable to BLS International Services Canda Inc.
Fees CAD$ Consular Surcharge CAD$ BLS Service charge CAD$
1 OCI Misc service [lost or damaged OCI card] Total: $103 $ 7.40 + Courier
$101 $2.00
2 Re-issue of OCI card/Transfer of U- Visa sticker and change of personal particulars Total: $28 $7.40 + Courier
$26 $2.00

Processing Time

Please be advised that the estimated processing times are mentioned below. However, how long an application will take to process is also dependent on the following factors such as; the city the application was submitted in, in which city or country was the previous / old passport issued, your current visa status and etc. The estimated processing time mentioned below does not include the time that the courier company will take to deliver the passport. Please keep in mind that incomplete applications will lead to a delay in the processing of an application, and all applicant(s) are requested to comply with any changes that may occur during this time.

You are requested to make your travel arrangements only after receiving relevant service. BLS/HCI/CGI will not be liable for any claims of inconvenience or penalties should applicant need to make changes to their travel plans owing to the delays and/or any inconvenience caused due to any rejections.


Ottawa Jurisdiction Toronto Jurisdiction Vancouver Jurisdiction
  1. The minimum processing time to return the original documents is 12-15 working days.
  2. Issuance of OCI Booklet 6 to 8 weeks.
  3. Stamping of OCI sticker 5-7 working days.
  1. The minimum processing time to return the original documents is 12-15 working days.
  2. Issuance of OCI Booklet 60 working days.
  3. Stamping of OCI sticker 5-7 Working days.
  1. The minimum processing time to return the original documents is 2-4 weeks.
  2. Issuance of OCI Booklet 90 working days.
  3. Stamping of OCI sticker 7-10 Working days.

Note: Applications sent by post will take additional 3-4 working days for processing.


  1. Processing time mentioned above is an approximate estimate from HCI / CGI. Therefore, BLS International has no influence on the processing time taking when under process at HCI / CGI, if crosses the normal processing time. Applicants are requested to not make a travel arrangement before receiving the valid visa.
    1. Applicants are requested to contact BLS helpline only if the normal processing time (working days) is exceeded. BLS International will in turn forward the information to HCI / CGI but in any case BLS International cannot guaranty the processing time that will be taken after normal processing time due to subject to clearance reason. Contact HCI / CGI procedure: Only after normal processing time has exceeded, applicant can contact the nearest Indian Mission via email for information beyond BLS International Service conditions (For more info: Visit Useful links on BLS Canada website). Note: HCI / CGI will not respond to emails for information processing time, if the application has not exceeded the normal processing time as stated above. HCI / CGI will make all affords to respond the applicant at the earliest (Respond time for the email from HCI / CGI is based on many factors at Indian Mission. Hence, BLS International cannot guaranty any turnaround time for email respond from HCI / CGI.
  2. Important note: The BLS International Call Centre or BLS International Centre in Canada is unable to take Courier redirection address request: Due to logistic reason: BLS International is unable to receive any request from applicant for re-directly of courier address after the application is process at the Centre (This is to avoid security risk of delivery of the passport) or cannot hold back the passport at the Centre under any condition. Applicant are requested to calculate the processing + dispatch of courier time or the above information highlighted on subject to clearance at HCI / CGI and provide a final address for receiving the passport in or out of province of Canada. Note: Under any condition: Original Passport or other original documentation + copies will not be dispatch out of Canada.
  3. Incomplete applications will lead to a delay in the processing of an application, and all applicant(s) are requested to comply with any changes that may occur during this time.
    Travel arrangements must be made only after receiving relevant service.
  4. BLS/HCI/CGI will not be liable for any claims of inconvenience or penalties should applicant need to make changes to their travel plans owing to the delays and/or any inconvenience caused due to any rejection
  5. Applications sent by post will take additional 3-4 working days for processing.
  6. The estimated processing time mentioned below does not include the time that the courier company will take to deliver the passport.


Checklist/Forms for OCI Miscellenouse is available for downloading from this section. Use the links given below to download the checklist.

Checklist Sample Form Status Sample Form Online OCI Miscellaneous form
Toronto Click here Click here Click here Click here
Vancouver Click here Click here Click here Click here
Ottawa Click here Click here Click here Click here

Note:An Application Form cannot be submitted at the Visa Application Centre on an applicant's behalf. It is recommended that you post/courier your application, as this will save your travel to and queuing time at the Centre.


BLS India Visa Application Center provides courier facility to the applicants. On subscribing to this service, you will receive your documents post completion of application at your doorstep. Please enquire about this service when you visit the Visa Application Center. This service can be requested while submitting the application at the Visa Application Center.


In case of payment by Credit Card or Net-Banking, we will refund the payment to your credit card or net-banking account; and in case of payment through Cash , we will send a cheque to your billing address. Usually, refunds are processed within 15 business days.

Before accepting document, kindly ensure that the packaging is not damaged or tampered.

Please note that the returned document is subject to verification and checks from our team to ensure the legitimacy of your complaint. In case the returned document is not defective or damaged, then you will be informed about the same and the same document will be reshipped to the shipping address given in the application. In that case, you will have to bear the return shipment and reshipment shipping charges.


Terms & Conditions

In General

BLS International services ("") owns and operate this Website. This document governs your relationship with ("Website"). Access to and use of this Website and the products and services available through this Website (collectively, the "Services") are subject to the following terms, conditions and notices (the "Terms of Service"). By using the Services, you are agreeing to all of the Terms of Service, as may be updated by us from time to time. You should check this page regularly to take notice of any changes we may have made to the Terms of Service.

Access to this Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Services without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts or all of this Website.

This Website may contain links to other websites (the "Linked Sites"), which are not operated by has no control over the Linked Sites and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Your use of the Linked Sites will be subject to the terms of use and service contained within each such site.

Privacy Policy

BLS shall not use your personal information, credit card details or other information gathered during the process of sale and delivery of visa application services for any purpose other than applying for Visa and sending you the necessary information through emails. BLS will not share your data with any third party agencies, unless mandated by law of the land or the courts of law to do so. BLS however retains the right to inform you from time to time of changes to Visa laws and visa application processes as such information is deemed useful. By using this Website, you consent to the processing described therein and warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.


You must not misuse this Website. You will not: commit or encourage a criminal offense; transmit or distribute a virus, trojan, worm, logic bomb or any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene; hack into any aspect of the Service; corrupt data; cause annoyance to other users; infringe upon the rights of any other person's proprietary rights; send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material, commonly referred to as "spam"; or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this Website. Breaching this provision would constitute a criminal offense and will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Intellectual Property, Software and Content

The intellectual property rights in all software and content (including photographic images) made available to you on or through this Website remains the property of or its licensors and are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved by and its licensors. You may store, print and display the content supplied solely for your own personal use. You are not permitted to publish, manipulate, distribute or otherwise reproduce, in any format, any of the content or copies of the content supplied to you or which appears on this Website nor may you use any such content in connection with any business or commercial enterprise.

Terms of Sale

By placing an order you are offering to purchase a product on and subject to the following terms and conditions. All orders are subject to availability and confirmation of the order price.

Delivery times may vary according to approvals and processing of applications and subject to any delays resulting from delay in processing or force majeure for which we will not be responsible.

In order to contract with you must be over 18 years of age and possess a valid credit or debit card issued by a bank acceptable to us. retains the right to refuse any request made by you. If your order is accepted we will inform you by email. This will usually be or may in some cases be a third party. Where a contract is made with a third party is not acting as either agent or principal and the contract is made between yourself and that third party and will be subject to the terms of sale which they supply you. When placing an order you undertake that all details you provide to us are true and accurate, that you are an authorized user of the credit or debit card used to place your order and that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of the goods. The cost of foreign products and services may fluctuate. All prices advertised are subject to such changes.

(a) Our Contract

When you place an order, you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail confirming receipt of your order: this email will only be an acknowledgement and will not constitute acceptance of your order. A contract between us will not be formed until we send you confirmation by e-mail that the service which you ordered is being processed and made ready for you. Only those services listed in the confirmation e-mail sent at the time of dispatch will be included in the contract formed.

(b) Pricing and Availability

Whilst we try and ensure that all details, descriptions and prices which appear on this Website are accurate, errors may occur. If we discover an error in the price of any services which you have ordered we will inform you of this as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If we are unable to contact you we will treat the order as cancelled. If you cancel and you have already paid for the goods, you will receive a full refund.

Delivery costs will be charged in addition; such additional charges are clearly displayed where applicable and included in the 'Total Cost'.

(c) Payment

Upon receiving your order we carry out a standard authorization check on your payment card to ensure there are sufficient funds to fulfil the transaction. Your card will be debited upon authorization being received. The monies received upon the debiting of your card shall be treated as the service fee against the value of the services you wish to purchase.

(d) Refund

An applicant has the right to cancel the order placed before the application is filed with the Government Authorities. In such cases, full service fee less BLS service charge shall be refunded to the applicant through the same payment method as used for payment. In case the application has been filed, no refund is allowed. Only the primary applicant has right to seek refund.

Disclaimer of Liability

The material displayed on this Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Unless expressly stated to the contrary to the fullest extent permitted by law and its suppliers, content providers and advertisers hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity and shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including but without limitation to any direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, profits, data or other intangibles, damage to goodwill or reputation, or the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services, arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, performance or failures of this Website or the Linked Sites and any materials posted thereon, irrespective of whether such damages were foreseeable or arise in contract, tort, equity, restitution, by statute, at common law or otherwise. This does not affect liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Linking to this Website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. This Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of this Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Disclaimer as to ownership of trade marks, images of personalities and third party copyright Except where expressly stated to the contrary all persons (including their names and images), third party trade marks and content, services and/or locations featured on this Website are in no way associated, linked or affiliated with and you should not rely on the existence of such a connection or affiliation. Any trade marks/names featured on this Website are owned by the respective trade mark owners. Where a trade mark or brand name is referred to it is used solely to describe or identify the products and services and is in no way an assertion that such products or services are endorsed by or connected to


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless its directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents, and affiliates, from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from your use this Website or your breach of the Terms of Service.

Variation shall have the right in its absolute discretion at any time and without notice to amend, remove or vary the Services and/or any page of this Website.


If any part of the Terms of Service is unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of the Terms of Service will not be affected all other clauses remaining in full force and effect. So far as possible where any clause/sub-clause or part of a clause/sub-clause can be severed to render the remaining part valid, the clause shall be interpreted accordingly. Alternatively, you agree that the clause shall be rectified and interpreted in such a way that closely resembles the original meaning of the clause /sub-clause as is permitted by law.


We operate a complaints handling procedure which we will use to try to resolve disputes when they first arise, please let us know if you have any complaints or comments.


If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.

Entire Agreement

The above Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement of the parties and supersede any and all preceding and contemporaneous agreements between you and Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Service will be effective only if in writing and signed by a Director of


BLS is not liable for any delay in delivery by the courier company. We only guarantees to hand over the consignment to the courier company from the date of the application and payment or as per the delivery time schedule agreed at the time of application confirmation.

Delivery of all applications will be dispatched at the to registered address of the applicant as per the details given in the application.

BLS is in no way responsible for any damage to the document while in transit.

We make every effort to dispatch documents on time. If we are unable to dispatch the documents within our normal time frame; we will inform you about the same well in advance.


Security Policy

We state that the details where in the customer is entering his/her details of the credit card is a secured website and further state that the CC card details as entered by the customer is transmitted over an SSL based medium and at no point are we storing the customer's credit/debit card details on the site.

Privacy Policy

Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
Personal Information may only be used or disclosed for the purpose for which it was collected
unless you have otherwise consented, or when it is permitted by law. Personal
Information will only be retained for the period of time required to fulfill the purpose for which we collected it or as may be required by law.

Safeguarding Customer Information

Personal Information will be protected by security safeguards that are appropriate to the Sensitivity level of the information. We take all reasonable precautions to protect your Personal Information from any loss or unauthorized use, access or disclosure.

We also categorically state that CC details are not stored in the company database or server, and will be process through SSL environment.