1. A multiple entry, multi-purpose lifelong visa for visiting India.
2. Exemption from registration with the local police authorities for any length of stay in India.
3. Parity with Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in respect of economic, financial and educational fields, except in relation to acquisition of agricultural or plantation properties.
4. Parity with Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in respect of –
a) entry fee to be charged for visiting the national monuments, historical sites and museums in India
b) pursuing the following professions in India, in pursuance of the provisions contained in the relevant Acts, namely, doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists; advocates, architects, chartered accountants,
c) to appear for the All India Pre-medical Test or such other tests to make them eligible for admission in pursuance of the provisions contained in the relevant Acts.
d) Any other benefits to OCIs will be notified by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) under Section 7B (1) of the Citizenship Act, 1955