Consulate General of India
Houston, TX, USA

1990 Post Oak Blvd. # 600
3 Post Oak Central
 Houston, TX 77056


Tel: 713-626-2148/9
Fax: 713-626-2450
E-mail:
[email protected]

Serving Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, 
Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas

 


 

Consulate Fee Schedule

Please note that all the fees are required to be paid by Money Order/Cashier's Check drawn in the favor of Consulate General of India, Houston. No personal checks/credit cards are accepted.

I. Fee information for Visa (The passport must be valid for at least 6 months)
Sr.No. Type of Visa Fee for US Nationals Fee for other Nationals
1 Transit Visa $ 30.00 $ 10.00 + 20.00**
2 Transfer of Visa to new passport $ 25.00 $ 5.00 + 20.00 **
3 Tourist/Entry/Business Visa for 6 Months $ 60.00 $ 40.00 + 20.00**
4 Tourist/Other/Business Visa for 1 year $ 85.00 $ 65.00 + 20.00 **
5 Tourist/Other/Business Visa for more than 1 year $ 150.00 $ 130.00 + 20.00 **
6 Student Visa(valid for duration of course) $ 95.00 $ 75.00 + 20.00 **

** -- In case of applicants other than US National a reference is required to be made to the country to which the applicant belongs and an additional fee of US $20 is charged in case the applicant requires visa within one month.
    --   In case of Pakistani origin foreign Nationals, however visas can only be issued after clearance from India, which takes about 4-5 months.
    --   Emergency Visa Service available at an extra cost of US $ 35.00 per visa.


II.   Fee information for various Passport and Consular Services.
Sr.No. Various passport and Consular Service Fee in US dollars
1 New Passport for 10 years (36 pages) $40.00
2 New Passport for 10 years (60 pages) $50.00
3 Indian Passport for minor children
(under 15 years of age)- 5 years validity.
$25.00
4 Additional Booklet (36 pages) $20.00
5 Additional Booklet (60 pages) $25.00
6 Duplicate Passport (36 pages)
(in lieu of lost/damaged)
$125.00
7 Duplicate Passport(60 pages) $140.00
8 Renewal of Passport No fee
9 Emergency of Travel Document $5.00
10 Renewal of Emergency of Travel Document $5.00
11 Identity Certificate $12.00
12 Renewal of Identity Certificate $5.00
13 Endorsement of Identity Certificate $5.00
14 Deletion of child's name $10.00
15 Observations/Endorsements in the passport
e.g. Change of address, Name of spouse, E.C.N.R. etc.
$10.00
16 Emigration Waiver Certificate $8.00
17 Attestation of pension papers, life certificate pertaining
to pensioners etc.
Gratis
18 For affixing Consular Officer's signature and seal,if required,
for declaration of pay or pension
Gratis
19 Life Certificate/Police Clearance Certificate $11.00
20 Attestation of Affidavit/Documents not related to property
matters.
$10.00
21 Attestation of Affidavit/Documents related to property
matters
$20.00
22 Birth/Marriage/Death Certificate.
Attestation of Affidavit/Documents
$20.00
23 Attestation related to Commercial matters $50.00 each
24 Registration of marriage $50.00
25 Attestion of Documents related to NORI
(for J1 Visa holders)
$66.00

    --   Out of turn passport service available at an extra cost of US $ 90.00 per passport.


III. Fee Information in respect of merchant shipping
Sr. No. Type with respect of merchant shipping Fee in US dollars
1 Attestation of documents pertaining to sale, purchase
mortgage,transfer of vessel of transfer of one's interest
in merchant vessel.
$260.00
2 Attestation of other documents pertaining to ship/vessel for
issue of a certificate or verification or acceptance of a
document or taking any action as per Chapter IX of the
Consular Manual on "Merchant Shipping". The Shipping
Company (or Captain of vessel on behalf of company) being
applicant/payee of consular fee.
$50.00
3 Attestation of documents of issue of certificates to a sailor as
per Chapter IX of the Consular Manual on "Merchant Shipping".
individual sailor being applicant for his individual use).
$10.00


IV.   Fee information for other services
Sr. No. Description of Service Fee in US dollars
1 For administration or distribution, or both of the property situated in country of the Consular
Officer's residence of an Indian citizen or any other person,not being a seaman,dying intestate, or
if not intestate when undertaking in the absence of legally competent representative of the deceased
in country of his death or a request of legal heirs of deceased living in India as the case may be.
$260 or
2.5% of property
which ever is more
1A If above mentioned property is in country of concurrent accreditation of a Consular Officer. $ 1030 or
2.5% of estimated value
of property which ever
is more.
1B Issue of succession certificate as laid down in Consular Manual. 2.5% of estimated
value fo property
2 Services requiring visits or attendance of a Consular Officer on request of an applicant away
from chancery.
Officer's travelling &
daily allowance + $103 or
each visit + Consular fees
for services required.
3 Other miscellaneous attestations, issue of civil certificates, notarial services as per Consular
Manual, not falling within any of above categories, registration of birth and a certified copy of entry.
$20.00
3A Where Consular Officer draws up or assists in drawing up of any documents pertaining to services
mentioned at item 9(A) above.
$40.00
3B Registration of death and a certified copy of the entry with the proviso that HOM/HOP may waive
these charges at his discretion.
$20.00
4 Cancellation of Indian passport of any Indian national who dies aborad. Gratis
5 Additional charge for each service provided during visa camp $ 10.00

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