Q3. Who is a Person of Indian Origin PIO?

You are a Person of Indian origin [PIO] if you are a citizen of a foreign country (other than a citizen of Bangladesh or Pakistan) and:

  • You have at any time held an Indian passport OR
– You or either of your parents or any of your grandparents were citizens of India by virtue of the Constitution of India or the Citizenship Act, 1955 OR
  • You are the spouse of an Indian citizen or of a person of Indian origin (other than of Pakistan or Bangladesh )