Indian Visa, OCI, PIO & Renunciation Application Center (USA)

Note : “Dear applicant, due to bad weather conditions and for the protection of your documents please enclose your application in a plastic, before shipping it across to us. It would prevent your important documents from getting wet.”    Note : DO NOT BOOK YOUR TICKETS UNTIL YOUR VISA IS IN YOUR HAND     There are no Expedited or Emergency Services for PIO and PIO Endorsement. For any Imminent travel please apply for a Visa. .

    You are requested to follow the important instruction Click Here to View.

    Assisting individuals, groups and professionals for Visa, OCI, PIO & Renunciation services

    BLS International US. is an Exclusive & trustworthy partner of the Embassy of India to the United States of America in Washington,DC and the Consulate General(s) of India in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston and Atlanta (USA) for managing the administrative and non-judgmental tasks of processing visa, Passport, OCI, PIO and Renunciation applications.

    Applicants are solely responsible for the application(s) they submit. Any false or misrepresentation of facts, incomplete or invalid supporting documents will have a direct bearing on the decision carried out by the Embassy Of India/Consulates General of India. Applicants are required to submit their applications as per Consular Jurisdiction.

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  • Updates and Notices

    April Holiday Observances:

    No services will be provided at the offices listed below on the following days.

    April 18 –Good Friday

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    Important Notice for Houston & San Francisco Visa / OCI / PIO Applicants:

    After 01 April 2014, without Additional Particulars Form, your application will not be processed at San Francisco and Houston Centers. Click here to download the form

    If you are having an issue navigating our website or completing your online visa application, e.g. unable to proceed after page one, Click Here for assistance.

    Dear Applicant - You will be prompted to book your appointment date after filling out the online order form - appointments can only be booked through our website. Click here to begin filling out the order form.

    It is mandatory to fill up and send order form along with the applications send by mail/post. Applications received without order form expected to be delayed.

    Important Notice issued by the Ministry of External Affairs of India regarding Machine Readable Passports Click Here to View

    Processing time for visa applications depends on type of visa category however minimum processing time is 5 working days.

    There are no Expedited or Emergency Services for PIO and PIO Endorsement. For any Imminent travel please apply for a Visa


    For Chicago Jurisdiction : All applicants who are applying for visa service and are born outside India need to provide passport copy or any other related documents showing parent place of birth as India if they are born India. This additional documents are required by Chicago Consulate for easy and quick processing.


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