How can I reach the Indian consulate in Atlanta to apply visa?


How can I reach the Indian consulate in Atlanta to apply visa?

By support@click2visas.com
1 week ago

The Indian Consulate is in Atlanta, with Dr. Swati Vijay Kulkarni serving as the Consul general. The Consulate offers many services to the Indian Citizen in the United States, such as the Indian passport renewal, attestation certificates, emergency certificates, etc.

5549 Glenridge Drive NE, Atlanta, GA-30342
Tel: 404-963-5902, 404-996-6230, 404-963-7742
Email: cons.atlanta@mea.gov.in, passport.atlanta@mea.gov.in, oci.atlanta@mea.gov.in

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To know more, please visit: https://www.indiainatlanta.gov.in/

What are the primary tasks performed by the Embassy/Consulate of India located in Atlanta, USA?

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to India, and citizens traveling from India to the United States. It also plays a significant role in an educational exchange program sponsored by the Indian government. To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer services seamlessly.

What type of passport services are provided by the Indian Embassy/Consulate?

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Indian nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler.

How many Indian Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers?

The Indian Consulate in Atlanta (address listed above) along with five Consulates/Embassy spread across the country aid travelers to and from India.

Embassy of India – Washington  

2107 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC, 20008

Consulate General of India – San Francisco

540 Arguello Boulevard,

San Francisco, CA 94118

Consulate General of India – Chicago, Illinois

455, North City Front Plaza Drive,

NBC Tower Building, Suite No. 850,

Chicago, IL 60611

Consulate General of India – Houston

4300 Scotland street,

Houston, TX 77007

Consulate General of India – New York

3 East 64th Street

(Between 5th and Madison Avenues)

New York, NY 10065

Does a Consulate operate out of Atlanta Consulate/Embassy?

There is no separate consular address in Atlanta. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the Indian Embassy/Consulate in Atlanta?

No. If the travel requirements of the applicant demand submission documents, they must be submitted by visiting Indian visa application center at 5883, Glenridge Drive, Suite 180, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, In the case of an Indian e visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Indian authorized visa agent.

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Indian Embassy/Consulate in Atlanta?

No. You must visit Indian visa application center at 5883, Glenridge Drive, Suite 180, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, to collect the documents. For Indian electronic visa, you do not require to visit.

What are the hours of operation of the Indian Embassy/Consulate in Atlanta?

Indian Embassy working hours are 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST. Consular Service Hours are 10:00 AM to 12:30 AM EST

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The Indian Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday and is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the Indian Consulate in Atlanta observes can be found at the link below.

https://www.indiainatlanta.gov.in/docs/1574921944Holiday%20List.pdf

Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the Indian Consulate/Embassy in Atlanta?

Yes, only people residing in the states under consular control of India Consulate, Atlanta are eligible for services like the issue of Indian passport and visa services.

Which states are coming under the jurisdiction of the Indian Consulate/Embassy in Atlanta?

The Atlanta Consulate covers the following states and territories: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee & US Virgin Islands.

Is there an emergency phone number to reach the Atlanta Consulate/Embassy?

For any emergency consular services, please contact number 404- 910-7919. The number is available during weekends and other Embassy holidays. 

Is there a FAQ related to the Embassy and Consulates?

Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) Card Related FAQ:

https://www.in.ckgs.us/faq/oci

Visa Related FAQ:

https://www.in.ckgs.us/faq/visa

Renunciation of Indian Citizenship related FAQ:

https://www.in.ckgs.us/faq/renunciation

Passport Related FAQ:

https://passport.in.ckgs.us/faq

Does India provide any E-visa?

Yes, there are four types of E-visa offered by India as following

  1. USA to India Tourist E-Visa
  2. USA to India E-Medical Visa
  3. USA to India E-Medical Attendant Visa
  4. USA to India Business E-Visa

What does Visa-Free Score for India Passport mean? 

To visit visa-free countries, India passport accumulates points that decide the visit without a visa or to obtain a visa on arrival.
 
 Need more information about India Visa-Free Score, visit: https://www.passportindex.org/passport/india/