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Advisory on OCI/Passport services

March 25, 2020

Consulate General of India

Chicago

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

The Consulate General of India, Chicago has taken the following decisions with immediate effect in light of existing advisories associated with the COVID-19 pandemic out break and movement restriction in several states:

1. OCI applications will not be accepted, including by postal mail, until further notice;

2. Passport applications will not be accepted, including by postal mail, until further notice. However, applicants requiring passports on emergency basis may kindly send an e mail to passport.chicago@mea.gov.in explaining their emergency situation. Once the request has been approved, the applicant will be informed to complete the application process and send the papers by postal mail to the Consulate along with return prepaid envelope for further processing;

3. Miscellaneous consular services shall continue to be accepted only by postal mail until further notice. Applicants should factor in that it may take longer and there could be delays in providing miscellaneous services due to the current situation;

 

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Chicago

24 March 2020

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