Emergency Entry Visa Guidelines Consular Services

Emergency Entry Visa Guidelines

Consulate General of India

New York


VFS Global will accept in-person applications, with prior appointment, on working days as well as on weekends /holidays, from US passport holders of Indian origin and their family members who are required to visit India due to a family emergency, such as critical illness or death of a family member. Documentary evidence will need to be provided and the applicant will be charged an emergency service fee. Applicants within the consular jurisdiction of the Consulate General of India, New York may contact VFS as per details given below to:

VFS Global, 128 East, 32nd Street, 2nd Floor, New York, 10016.
Helpline: +1-800-320-9693 From Monday to Friday: Between 9 AM to 4 PM
Email: VFS_VisaNYC@vfsglobal.com
Weekends and Holidays Only: Between 9 AM to 4 PM
Tel: +1-929-866-2770
Link for Indian visa - https://visa.vfsglobal.com/usa/en/ind/apply-visa

In addition, applicants may contact the Consulate on its Emergency Helpline +1-917-815-7066 or send an email at visa.newyork@mea.gov.in.

Applicants may also like to avail of e-Tourist Visa facility at - https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html

Applicants are advised not to finalize their travel arrangements prior to issuance of visa.

New York
23 June 2022