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Public Notice Regarding New Outsourcing Service Provider

Public Notice Regarding New Outsourcing Service Provider

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.

With effect from 4 November, 2020 (12:01 AM Eastern Standard Time), Embassy of India, Washington DC 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. Applicants are advised not to send any applications by post to VFS before making an online application on 4 November, 2020 on the website of VFS.

The details of the VFS Global Application Centre are as under:

1025 Vermont Ave, NW  

Suite 320,

Washington, DC 20005

Website: https://www.vfsglobal.com/india/usa

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.

Applicants residing in the consular jurisdictions of Consulates General of India at Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, New York and San Francisco, may please visit the websites of the respective Consulates for information on these services.