About Us Emergency Visa Services

Emergency Visa Service - Eligibility

Consulate General of India, San Francisco grants an Emergency Service ONLY under the following circumstances:

-  For medical emergency

-  For unfortunate incident of loss of life

-  To attend to legal matters concerning self

Note: Whether or not the circumstance is considered to be eligible for Emergency visa service is entirely at the discretion of the Embassy of India. Please follow the process as defined to avoid delays in processing of your application.

Jurisdiction Nationality Type and Duration of  Emergency Visa Submission Timing Process
CGI San Francisco Jurisdiction Include States: Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming 1.Persons of Indian descent holding a US passport can apply

 2.Non US Passport holders are not permitted to apply  
TOURIST/ ENTRY VISA for 6 months Multiple Entry

Duration granted by Embassy will be at Embassy  discretion.
Submission at (Application Center Information will be updated shortly) application center Weekdays

From Monday to Friday

Time - 9 AM to 2 PM

  However after 2 pm depending upon the nature of emergency of the applicant, emergency applications may be accepted till 4 pm.
Fees payable to (Application Center Information will be updated shortly)


Note: Weekends: No Emergency Visa service is provided at (Application Center Information will be updated shortly) on weekends. However, applicants may contact Consulate of India, San Francisco at telephone number: (415)483-6629 for Emergency Consular Services


Consular and Emergency Fees

Consular (Application Center Information will be updated shortly)
Consular Fee ICWF Fee Emergency Fee (Application Center Information will be updated shortly) Fee Mode of Payment
As per visa category $ 3 $ 100 $ 19.90 Online Credit & Debit Card

For weekend Emergency services in the Consulate, payment is received only in Cash.  

Documents Required for Emergency Application Note: For more detailed information please visit (Application Center Information will be updated shortly)

Standard Documents
- All documents as per the Tourist/ Entry Visa checklist on (Application Center Information will be updated shortly) website (Application Center Information will be updated shortly).
Additional Documents
For Adults
1. Proof of Indian Origin
  • Copy of Indian passport 
     OR
  • Copies of parents Indian passport
 
3. Proof of Renunciation of Indian Citizenship
4. Flight Ticket (if applicable)
5. (Application Center Information will be updated shortly) Payment Receipt
2. Proof of Emergency
  • Medical Note from Doctor / Hospital in India on
   their letterhead
  OR
  • Copy of Death Certificate
  OR
  • Legal Document if Emergency is Legal
 
   
For Minor
6. Parental Authorization Form

OR

Passport copies of both parents

OR

Copy of birth certificate
7. Flight Ticket (if applicable)
8. Proof of Renunciation of Indian Citizenship
9. (Application Center Information will be updated shortly) Payment Receipt
NOTE: Both parents’ signatures are required on the VISA form and it should be Notarized. DO NOT sign the documents on your own; the Notary Officer will require you to SIGN in his / her presence. Proof of Renunciation of Indian Citizenship is mandatory.