Consulate General of India
Houston, TX, USA
1990 Post Oak Blvd. # 600
3 Post Oak Central
Houston, TX 77056
E-mail: [email protected]
Serving Alabama, Arkansas, Florida,
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.
|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.
|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.
|4||Additional Booklet (36 pages)||$20.00|
|5||Additional Booklet (60 pages)||$25.00|
|6|| Duplicate Passport (36 pages)
(in lieu of lost/damaged)
|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|
|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.
|16||Emigration Waiver Certificate||$8.00|
|17|| Attestation of pension papers, life certificate pertaining
to pensioners etc.
|18|| For affixing Consular Officer's signature and seal,if required,
for declaration of pay or pension
|19||Life Certificate/Police Clearance Certificate||$11.00|
|20|| Attestation of Affidavit/Documents not related to property
|21|| Attestation of Affidavit/Documents related to property
|22|| Birth/Marriage/Death Certificate.
Attestation of Affidavit/Documents
|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)
-- Out of turn passport service available at an extra cost of US $ 90.00 per passport.
|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.
|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.
|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).
|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.
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
|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 |
Officer's travelling &
daily allowance + $103 or
each visit + Consular fees
for services required.
|3||Other miscellaneous attestations, issue of civil certificates, notarial services as per Consular
Manual, not falling within any of above categories, registration of birth and a certified copy of entry.
|3A|| Where Consular Officer draws up or assists in drawing up of any documents pertaining to services
mentioned at item 9(A) above.
|3B|| Registration of death and a certified copy of the entry with the proviso that HOM/HOP may waive
these charges at his discretion.
|4||Cancellation of Indian passport of any Indian national who dies aborad.||Gratis|
|5||Additional charge for each service provided during visa camp||$ 10.00|