About Us Emergency visa Instructions

Consulate General of India

San Francisco

In view of several enquiries received, the following information is provided for those Indian origin US Nationals who want to avail Indian visa on account of family emergencies like critical medical conditions of immediate family members.

Please send the following physical documents along with original US passport & Visa Application form with a self addressed return shipping prepaid envelope (not fedex) at:

540 Arguello Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118

(i) Copy of address proof;

(ii) Copy of Birth Certificate of the child (if applicable).

(iii) Marriage Certificate (if applicable)

(iv) Copy of passport and OCI/Existing visa (if any of your and spouse or parents);

( v) Notarized    Parental authorization form, duly signed by both the parents, with copies of their passports(only for minors).

vi) Supporting documents for reason of travel (medical papers, death certificate, etc).

vii) Visa fees (for entry visa) of US$103.00 in two money order/cashier’s check: (i) US$100 and (ii) US$3.00 in favor of Consulate General of India San Francisco.

viii) One passport size photograph

ix) Copy of Renunciation certificate (if previous nationality is Indian)

x) Please mention spouse name and Nationality near the column-Married/Unmarried (if applicable)

Note-Visa fees is not required if applicant has an existing valid visa. Incomplete applications are liable to be returned immediately.

In case of an unfortunate death of immediate family member, please call at 415-483-6629