Indian Consulate - Notice to Immigrant Visa Applicants Regarding DS-260

All immigrant visa applicants now must complete the DS-260 online immigrant visa application at and login to to schedule an appointment at Visa Application Center(VAC) for biometric fingerprint and photograph collection prior to their Embassy or Consulate appointment.  Failure to follow these new procedures will significantly delay visa processing.

All immigrant applicants must bring sealed medical reports and police clearance certificates from a Regional Passport Office on the day of the interview.  Applicants without these documents are asked to reschedule their consulate interview by emailing

For a quick view on the Immigrant visa application process changesclick here

For information on how to prepare for your interview please visit the link

For inquiries:


From India: +91-120-4844644 or 91-40-4625-8222

From US: 1-703-520-2239

(8:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday through Friday and 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on Sunday)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Review the DS-260 FAQs if you must complete the online DS-260 form.


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