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Emergency Visa Services (Including on holidays)

Emergency visa facility is generally available for Persons of Indian origin in the case of a serious situation like death, serious sickness of an immediate family member, contact our emergency assistance number 832-283-1568 between 0800 and 2200 hrs. The applicants may submit documentation to substantiate their request for emergency service to the officer attending to their case.
 
Requirements:
  1. Apply visa online (maximum 6 months tourist visa). Click this link for application form https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/.

  2. Physically submit visa application form with 2 photographs.

  3. Provide the following with the application:

    1. Copy of Proof of address.

    2. Copy of confirmed flight bookings.

    3. Satisfactory explanation and proof regarding the emergency situation.

    4. Proof showing that applicant is a foreigner of Indian origin.

    5. Visa fee $100, $3 for ICWF and Emergency service charges $100.00 (Total of $203).

    6. Fee is to be paid by cashier’s check or money order drawn only in favor of "Consulate General of India". There should be a seperate cashier’s check or money order for ICWF Fee. Cash payment is also accepted at the counter of the Consulate. Applicants are requested to come with exact change for efficient services.

  4. Applicant may present his/her visa application, complete in all respect, at the Consulate General of India, Houston at the destined time mutually fixed with the consular officer.