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

Queens, NY

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San Francisco
Fresno, CA

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      OCI in lieu of PIO card:
    • PIO Card scheme has been withdrawn vide Gazette Notification No.25024/9/2014F.I dated 09 January 2015.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
    • It is hereby informed that applying for an OCI card in lieu of PIO card is optional till further instruction. However, PIO cardholder is encouraged to apply for OCI card in lieu of PIO card at
    • PIO cardholder can travel to India on the basis of their valid PIO card and valid foreign passport.
    • As announced earlier, PIO card have life-long validity. Endorsement stating that existing PIO card is valid for life would be made at the first immigration point with which the PIO cardholder comes into contact, be it the Indian Mission, FRRO or an immigration check-point. These endorsements / stamps would, however, not be mandatory.
    • Consular fee for this OCI category is Gratis.
    • Applicants will be required to pay CKGS service fee, Indian Community Welfare Fund Fee (ICWF) and fee for any other optional services availed.
    • Place of submission for OCI Applications (in lieu of PIO card) should be the same as the Place of Issuance of PIO card.
    • If you are applying for any of the below categories, you need to apply for 'OCI in lieu of PIO Card'
      • PIO Cardholder - Name Change
      • PIO Cardholder - PIO Card Expired
      • PIO Cardholder - Passport Lost / Damaged
      • PIO Cardholder - Passport Expired
      • PIO Cardholder - Damaged PIO Card
    • If your PIO Card is Lost you need to apply for 'OCI in lieu of PIO card (for Lost PIO Card)' where you are charged for consular services. Applicants who lost their PIO cards and not interested in applying for OCI, must notify the nearest consulate / embassy in regards with their lost PIO card along with the copy of police report.
    • If you want to Renounce your PIO Card, visit the category page click here

    As soon as additional information is received from Embassy / Consulates, we shall update on our website.

    Please visit the OCI section on our website for more info.

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