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The Government of India, from time to time, has revoked the ban on several categories of visas for travel to India, which were earlier put in place due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

It may also be noted that CKGS is no longer the service provider for the Embassy of India, Washington DC, or it’s Consulates in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, New York and San Francisco. The details of currently permitted categories are available at PERMITTED CATEGORIES FOR TRAVEL TO INDIA

Applicants requiring to travel to India are requested to visit https://www.indianembassyusa.gov.in/extra?id=60 and contact the correct office, i.e., the Embassy of India, Washington DC or the Consulates at Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, New York or San Francisco.

Applicants within the consular jurisdiction of the Embassy of India, Washington DC requiring urgent travel to India are requested to contact the Embassy by email [asovisa.washington@mea.gov.in and visa1.washington@mea.gov.in] to initiate the visa process.

For US diplomatic and official passport holders, please contact the Special Issuance Agency of the Department of State for procedure/guidance. For any queries in this regard, please send an email at attcons.washington@mea.gov.in