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.

2. Please visit https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/index.html and apply for REGULAR/PAPER VISA APPLICATION. Fill the application, upload the photo, submit the application and take a print out of the visa application.

3. Thereafter, send the following physical documents along with the filled Visa application and original US passport with a self-addressed return shipping prepaid envelope (not FedEx) to the attention of Visa Section at - 540 Arguello Blvd, San Francisco-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 existing visa (if any of you and your 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 (death certificate or doctor’s/hospital certificate certifying seriousness of medical condition).
(vii) Visa fees (for entry visa) of US$103.00 in two separate money order/cashier’s check: (i) US$100 and (ii) US$3.00 in favour of Consulate General of India, San Francisco.
(viii) One passport size photograph
(ix) Copy of Renunciation certificate (if previous nationality is Indian)

Note:Visa fees is NOT required if applicant has an existing valid visa.