Consulate General of IndiaChicago
Serving the states of : Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Public Notice Regarding New Outsourcing Service ProviderOctober 26, 2020
Consulate General of India
Public Notice Regarding New Outsourcing Service Provider
In continuation of our Press Release of 10 October, 2020 and 26 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 (11:01 AM Central Standard Time), Consulate General of India, Chicago 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 not to send any applications by post to VFS before making an online application on 4 November, 2020 on the website of VFS.
The details of the VFS Global Application Centre are as under:
180 N Stetson Avenue,
20th Floor, Suite# 2075, Chicago, Illinois 60601
Website - https://visa.vfsglobal.com/usa/en/ind
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.
Latest Notice and Alerts
- November 21, 2020 : Consulate will remain closed on Thursday, 26 November & Monday, 30 November on account of Thanksgiving Day & Guru Nanak’s Birthday respectively.
- November 11, 2020 : Guidelines for international arrivals (in supersession of guidelines issued on the subject dated 2nd August 2020) November 5, 2020
- November 04, 2020 : Public Notice Regarding New Outsourcing Service Provider - 03 November 2020
- October 30, 2020 : Prime Minister’s interview has been carried in Economic Times on 29 October 2020