What is the contact number of the Indian consulate in Chicago?

What is the contact number of the Indian consulate in Chicago?

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For any emergency consular services, please contact the number [+1] 312-687-3642. The number is available during weekends and other Embassy holidays. 

To know more, please visit: https://www.cgichicago.gov.in/page/display/122/28

The Indian Consulate is in Chicago, with Mr. Amit Kumar serving as the Consul general. The Consulate offers many services to the India National in the United States, such as the India travel document renewal, attestation certificates, emergency certificates, etc.

455 N. City front Plaza Drive, Suite 850, NBC Tower Building, Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: 312-595-0412
Email: socsec.chicago@mea.gov.in

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

What are the primary tasks performed by the Embassy/Consulate of India located in Chicago, 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 Chicago (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 – New York

3 East 64th Street

(Between 5th and Madison Avenues)

New York, NY 10065

Consulate General of India – Houston

4300 Scotland street,

Houston, TX 77007

Consulate General of India – Atlanta

5549 Glenridge Drive NE,

Atlanta, GA 30342

Does a Consulate operate out of Chicago Consulate/Embassy?

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

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

No. If the travel requirements of the applicant demand submission documents, they must be submitted by visiting India Visa Submission Center at Suite 1003, 19 S La Salle Street, Chicago IL 60603, In the case of an India online visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or India authorized agent for visa.

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

No. You must visit India Visa Submission Center at Suite 1003, 19 S La Salle Street, Chicago IL 60603, to collect the documents. For electronic visa India, you do not require to visit.

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

Working hours of India embassy in USA are 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Consular Service Hours are 09:30 AM to 12:30 AM

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 Chicago observes can be found at the link below.


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

Yes, only people residing in the states under consular control of India Consulate, Chicago are eligible for services like the issue of India Visa Permit and visa services.

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

The Chicago Consulate covers the following states and territories: Chicago includes the following states Illinois Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

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

For any emergency consular services, please contact the number [+1] 312-687-3642. The number is available during weekends and other Embassy holidays. 

What cultural activities are supported by the Consulate/Embassy in Chicago?

The Embassy works to promote Indian arts and culture. Regarding cultural matters, please use https://www.cgichicago.gov.in/page/display/44/42

Is there a FAQ related to the Embassy and Consulates?

Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) Card Related FAQ:


Visa Related FAQ:


Renunciation of Indian Citizenship related FAQ:


Passport Related 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 is India Passport Visa-Free Score?

For each visa-free country, the India passport accumulates points that are deciding the visit without even a visa or to acquire a visa upon arrival.
 To know more about India Visa-Free Score, visit: https://www.passportindex.org/passport/india/