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Public Notice Regarding Commencement of New Outsourcing Service Provider

Posted on: November 03, 2020 | Back | Print



Public Notice Regarding Commencement of New Outsourcing Service Provider

This is 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 Consulate General of India, San Francisco 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 to send duly filled applications by post to VFS Global after completing their application at https://visa.vfsglobal.com/usa/en/ind to the following address:

VFS Global
228 Grant Ave, Floor 5
San Francisco, CA - 94108

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.

Note: Currently, due to the pandemic, only emergency visas are being directly issued by the Consulate as per details at: https://cgisf.gov.in/page/emergency-visa-instructions/