The CKGS website will identify your passport category, type, duration, fees and help avoid errors.
To assist you, further many forms and letters that have repetitive information will get auto populated and you only have to fill in the missing fields.
You will be guided to the Government of India website to fill your online form/s at the appropriate step via the CKGS website.
For USA applicants, the CKGS website has been customized so that the supplementary documents, forms are as per the requirements of the Embassy of India in USA.
All extant PIO cards will continue to be valid until further instructions on the matter are conveyed by MHA. Endorsements stating that existing PIO cards are valid for life would be made at the first point with which the card holder comes into contact, be it an Indian Mission, an FRRO or an immigration check-point.