IMPORTANT NOTICE: Applicants are requested to note the Holidays on March 28 for Ram Navami & holidays on April 2 & 3. Houston Consulate and VAC will be closed Thursday, April 2nd (Mahavir Jayanti) and Friday, April 3rd (Good Friday).


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, Connecticut

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    • PIO Card scheme has been withdrawn vide Gazette Notification No.25024/9/2014F.I dated 09 January 2015.
    • Henceforth, applicants may apply for an OCI card ONLY, as the PIO card scheme is no longer in existence.
    • CKGS has been directed NOT TO accept any fresh PIO applications.

    • OCI in lieu of PIO card:
    • Existing valid PIO cardholders must apply for OCI card under OCI in lieu of PIO card category.
    • 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.
    • Initially for a period of 3 months until 17 June, 2015, submission of the application for OCI card in lieu of PIO card will be voluntary.
    • However, after the initial period of 3 months from 18 June 2015, it will be made mandatory.

    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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