IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to technical reasons there is a delay in dispatch of OCI cards from New Delhi, turnaround times for OCI applications are longer than usual processing time.

 

Indian Visa Application & Processing Centers in USA

CKGS is the only authorized Service Provider for the Embassy of India and its Consulates across the USA for VISA services as follows with effect from May 21, 2014.

It should be noted that the Embassy of India and its Consulates in the USA do not recognize any other agency who may provide Indian visas or who deal with Indian visa applications or any other aforementioned service.
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  • IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PIO CARD HOLDER:

    PIO Card scheme has been withdrawn vide Gazette Notification No.25024/9/2014F.I dated 09 January 2015. Applicants may apply for an OCI card ONLY

    30 September, 2015 will be the last day to apply for OCI card in lieu of PIO card.

    • Apply for OCI in Lieu of PIO card - All PIO card holders are strongly encouraged to apply for OCI in Lieu of PIO card.
    • Passport Number Change on PIO card - PIO card holder have the below 2 options.
      Option 1: Apply for Endorsement of New Passport Number on the PIO Card.
      Option 2: Apply for OCI in Lieu of PIO card. All PIO card holders are encouraged to apply for OCI in Lieu of PIO card.
    • Name Change / Nationality Change on PIO card - Name Change / Nationality Changes are not permitted on PIO card. PIO card holder will have to apply for OCI in Lieu of PIO card.
    • Apply for OCI in Lieu of PIO card (Loss PIO card) - PIO card holder will have to apply for OCI in Lieu of PIO card.
    • All the above applications must be submitted at the CKGS Application Center concerned within the Consular jurisdiction of his/her place of residence.
    • As soon as additional information is received from the Embassy, it will be updated on our website.
    • At this time, CKGS does not have any information on rules post 30 September, 2015.

    The above rules shall apply until further notification is received from the Embassy.

    Please visit the OCI section on our website http://www.in.ckgs.us/oci.shtml for more info.

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