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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 CKGS 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 CKGS

Note: Weekends: No Emergency Visa service is provided at CKGS on weekends. However, applicants may contact Consulate of India, San Francisco at telephone number: (415)634-8480 for Emergency Consular Services

Consular and Emergency Fees

Consular

CKGS

Consular Fee

ICWF Fee

Emergency Fee

CKGS Fee

Mode of Payment

As per visa category

$ 3

$ 100

$ 17

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 www.in.ckgs.us/visa

Standard Documents

- All documents as per the Tourist/ Entry Visa checklist on CKGS website (https://www.in.ckgs.us/visa/tourist-visa).

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.

CKGS 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.

CKGS 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.