It is mandatory for all persons of Indian origin, who had ever held an Indian passport, to renounce their Indian citizenship upon acquiring any foreign nationality. This is a prerequisite to obtain Visas or OCI cards from the Consulate.
All applications for Renunciation of Indian Citizenship for issue of Surrender of Indian Citizenship Certificate should be submitted to
Cox & Kings Global Services.
1001 Texas Ave #550,
Houston, TX 77002
All applications received by CKGS Ltd are acknowledged by the next working day. Normal processing time for issue of a Surrender Certificate is 3-6 days. Applicants can simulatenously apply for Renunciation Certificate while applying for Visas or OCI Cards.
For detailed guidelines on submitting the application, required documentation, fee etc.