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Public Notice Regarding New Outsourcing Service Provider

Public Notice Regarding New Outsourcing Service Provider

  1. In continuation of our Press Release of 9 October, 2020 regarding change of outsourcing service provider for Visa, OCI, Renunciation, Passport and Global Entry Programme (GEP) services.

  2. With effect from 4 November, 2020, Consulate General of India, New York will accept online applications for OCI, Renunciation, Passport and GEP services through new service provider, VFS Global. A service fee of US$15.90(inclusive of all taxes) per application will be charged in addition to applicable Government of India fees for these services.

  3. The details of the VFS Global Application Center in New York are as under: Indian Consular Application Centre

145 W 45th Street 3rd Floor

New York, New York 10036

Website: https://visa.vfsglobal.com/usa/en/ind

  1. As for Visa Services, emergency visa will be issued to the eligible categories allowed to travel to India as per the advisories issued by the Government of India. Applicants for emergency visa may write an email to visa.newyork@mea.gov.in or request the same through PRAMIT dashboard available on our website www.indiainnewyork.gov.in explaining the exigency, The Consulate thereafter will inform you of the next steps.

  2. It may also be noted that due to the ongoing Covid pandemic, there will be no walk- in service at VFS Global until further notice. All applications shall only be dealt with by post.

New York
November 4, 2020