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List of Holidays

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- Consular Holidays

- Consular Counter Timings

- Mailing Service

Consular Holidays

 
The following holidays will be observed during the year 2021
Dates may change at short notice. Please check with the Embassy by calling (202) 939-7000

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Holiday

Date

Day

1.    

New Year’s Day

January 1

Friday

2.    

Republic Day

January 26

Tuesday

3.    

Good Friday

April 02

Friday

4.    

Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand / Vaisakhi / Vishu

April 13

Tuesday

5.    

Mahavir Jayanti

April 25

Sunday

6.    

Id-ul-Fitr

May 14

Friday

7.    

Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)

July 21

Wednesday

8.    

Independence Day

August 15

Sunday

9.    

Muharram

August 19

Thursday

10.                 

Labour Day

September 06

Monday

11.                 

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

October 02

Saturday

12.                 

Dussehra

October 15

Friday

13.                 

Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)

October 19

Tuesday

14.                 

Diwali (Deepavali)

November 04

Thursday

15.                 

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

November 19

Friday

16.                 

Thanksgiving Day

November 25

Thursday

17.                 

Christmas Day

December 25

Saturday

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Consular Counter Timings

Owing to the growing spread of COVID19, it has been decided to stop the walk-in Miscellaneous Consular Services at the Embassy of India with effect from March 16, 2020. The services will continue to be provided through Postal mail/shipping.

For submission of Miscellaneous Service/Attestation of Documents:

Please come to the following address

Embassy of India
(Consular Wing)
2536 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20008

10.00 am
to 12.30 pm (Monday thru Friday) (Check Embassy Holidays)

Documents delivery:
10.00 am to 12.30 pm (Monday thru Friday) (Check Embassy Holidays)

Miscellaneous Services are delivered normally according to the dates given during the time of submission except in cases where references are required to be made to other Missions or Regional Passport Offices  in India.

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Mailing Service

Mailing Address
Embassy of India
(Consular Wing)
2536 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20008

  • The embassy is not responsible for documents/applications lost by postal mail and there is no emergency service in case where documents are sent by postal mail.

  • Outstation applicants may send their application forms to their respective Embassy/Consulates by postal mail.

  • The documents received by various categories of mail like FedEx, Airborne, Certified mail, Registered mail, Express mail , Regular mail etc are treated at par. Applicants must send documents by using a mailing service with acknowledgment/confirmation of delivery facilities.



Note

 

  • For applications sent by post, Fee should be paid by Cashier's Check/Certified Check or Money Order made payable to the Embassy of India, Washington, DC.

  • Personal Cheques/Credit Card/Cash are not accepted for Mailed-In applications. 

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