IMPORTANT NOTICE: Friday, March 6 Holi Holiday - All Indian Missions & CKGS Application Centres except Consulate of Houston & CKGS application centre in Houston.


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.

India Visa

Iselin, Plainsboro,
Hicksville, Boston

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Los Angeles

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    • This is to inform that vide Gazette Notification No.26011/01/2014IC.I dated 09 January 2015; all PIO cards issued till 09 January 2015 are deemed to be OCI cards.
    • PIO Card scheme has been withdrawn vide Gazette Notification No.25024/9/2014F.I dated 09 January 2015.
    • All PIO applications, pending with CKGS / Mission for processing, are being returned to the applicants with a request to apply for an OCI card.
    • Henceforth, applicants may apply for an OCI card ONLY, as the PIO card scheme is no longer in existence.
    • In case the PIO card holder has a new passport then he / she can travel to India on their new passport with the valid PIO card and old passport endorsed on the PIO card.
    • CKGS has been directed NOT TO accept any fresh PIO applications.
    • Applicants are advised to apply for OCI cards only.
    • Our call centre will not be able to provide you with any additional information except the above regarding this new development.
    • Any further updates will be put on the website.
    • Please click here to see official Gazette Notification.

    We thank you for your patience. As soon as additional information is received from Embassy / Consulates, we shall update on our website.

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