The U.S. Consulate in India announced additional restrictions as a result of the recent increase in COVID cases in India



Left to right: Late Michael Phulwani, David Nachman, Ludka Zimovcak, Snehal Batra

All visa and VAC appointments, both in-person and interview waiver, at U.S. Embassy New Delhi and the consulates in Chennai, Hyderabad, and Kolkata are cancelled until May 15. Emergency services for U.S. citizens will continue. U.S. Consulate will make every attempt to continue to honor approved emergency visa appointments; however, if you appear for a regularly scheduled appointment U.S. Consulate will not be able to accommodate you.

Mumbai: U.S. Consulate General in Mumbai currently is only providing essential services to U.S. citizens and emergency nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services until further notice. Mumbai will continue to honor dropbox appointments.

Due to limited appointment availability, U.S. Consulate currently unable to reschedule any cancelled appointments.

Also U.S. Consulate unable to speculate on or respond to inquiries regarding potential future cancellations or appointment availability.

New appointments can be made through the consulate’s website, as they become available at Please continue to monitor our appointment website for appointment availability. Detailed information on the current status of visa services and restrictions related to the COVID-19 global pandemic can be found at

If you should have any questions or need more information about the ways in which the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Laws may impact you, your family, your friends or your colleagues, please contact the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Lawyers at the NPZ Law Group – VISASERVE – U.S. Immigration and Nationality Lawyers by e-mailing us at or by calling us at 201-670-0006 (x104). You can also visit our Law Firm’s website at



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