The High Commission has outsourced Visa / Passport / Select Consular service surrender to the United Kingdom (Cox & Kings in the United States) and VFS in the UK.
It means: you can’t send your application for the renunciation of your Indian citizenship directly to the High Commission – it must be through VFS.
At the VFS application centres, you may submit your application to cancel Indian passengers in person.If you do not receive a pre-booked appointment, your application will not be accepted.
How to book an appointment for a surrender certificate for OCI Visa card
When booking an appointment to surrender your Indian passport, the steps are as follows·
Step 1 Click on this link Schedule an appointment from the VFS website
Step 2 Click on Schedule Appointment
Step 3 Choose your most convenient VAC and services to Surrender your Passport. Please select the date and time on the next screen.
The centres you can choose for your VFS appointment:
Now check your mailbox and you’ll receive a confirmation email with the confirmation letter of the appointment.
To know the procedure on the day of the appointment of surrender certificate click here