531. Pakistan passport holder born in India - Reclaiming Indian citizenship . . .

Questions: Hello I was born in India; went to the Engineering Univerisity in Tamil Nadu. Emigrated to Pakistan. My spouse is a Pakistani national. I am now a USA citizen and my Pakistani passport is still valid. Is there anyway I can legally claim my Indian citizenship back ? All my brothers and siste and all other relatives are Indian Hopefully you can help Anees Answer: Even though you were born in India, you did emigrate to Pakistan and now hold dual citizenship of Pakistan and USA. Basically there are three options for living in India: 1. Indian citizenship 2. OCI 3. PIO Card Unfortunately, citizens of certain specified countries are not eligible for some or all the three options mentioned above and Pakistan is one of the countries whose citizens or former citizens cannot get Indian citizenship, OCI or PIO cards. I am not sure at what age you left India and under what circumstances, you do have the option to consult a immigration lawyer and seek professional advice.
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531. Pakistan passport holder born

in India - Reclaiming Indian

citizenship . . .

Question: Hello I was born in India; went to the Engineering University in Tamil Nadu. Emigrated to Pakistan. My spouse is a Pakistani national. I am now a USA citizen and my Pakistani passport is still valid. Is there anyway I can legally claim my Indian citizenship back ? All my brothers and siste and all other relatives are Indian Hopefully you can help Anees Answer: Even though you were born in India, you did emigrate to Pakistan and now hold dual citizenship of Pakistan and USA. Basically there are three options for living in India: 1. Indian citizenship 2. OCI 3. PIO Card Unfortunately, citizens of certain specified countries are not eligible for some or all the three options mentioned above and Pakistan is one of the countries whose citizens or former citizens cannot get Indian citizenship, OCI or PIO cards. I am not sure at what age you left India and under what circumstances, you do have the option to consult a immigration lawyer and seek professional advice.
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Disclaimer: Information provided is for general knowledge only and should not be deemed to be professional advice. For professional advice kindly consult a professional accountant, immigration advisor or the Indian consulate. Rules and regulations do change from time to time. Please note that in case of any variation between what has been stated on this website and the relevant Act, Rules, Regulations, Policy Statements etc. the latter shall prevail. © Copyright 2006 Nriinformation.com