IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, our call center is not operational till further notice. In case of any urgent assistance required, please write to us at passportusa@ckgs.com Alternatively you can also send across your queries through our feedback page - https://passport.in.ckgs.us/feedback/ and specify your jurisdiction along with the web reference number (if applicable).

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

There would be delays at CKGS end to process the applications received through post/courier due to the constraint. Applicant is requested to wait for atleast 72 working hour to check the application status on the CKGS website.


Applicants falling under the San Francisco jurisdictions please note that CKGS re-opened its online application portal for Indian Passport service on June 1st, 2020, 12:01 am PST onwards. Please note that applications of only those applicants falling under the Consular Jurisdictions of CGI San Francisco would be accepted. Any applications from outside jurisdiction of CGI San Francisco will be returned to the applicant.


This is an advance notice to the applicants falling under the Chicago jurisdictions that CKGS would re-open its online application portal for Indian Passport service on June 3rd, 2020, 12:01 am CST onwards. Please note that applications of only those applicants falling under the Consular Jurisdictions of CGI Chicago would be accepted. Any applications from outside jurisdiction of CGI Chicago will be returned to the applicant.


Applicants falling under the Atlanta and Houston jurisdictions please note that CKGS re-opened its online application portal for applicants wishing to apply for the Indian Passport service May 8th, 2020 12:01 am CST onwards.

Please note that applications of only those applicants falling under the respective Consular Jurisdictions of CGI Atlanta and CGI Houston would be accepted. Any applications from outside jurisdiction of CGI Atlanta and CGI Houston will be returned to the applicant. In case of any query please contact us through given link https://passport.in.ckgs.us/feedback

Due to the spread of Covid-19 and the shelter in place and other restrictions announced in these cities, CKGS Washington DC, CKGS New York and CKGS Chicago will remain closed until further notice. Applicants are requested not to send any OCI, Indian Passport and Renunciation applications until further notice.

Embassy of India
Washington DC
….
PRESS RELEASE

In light of existing advisories associated with the coronavirus and movement restrictions in several States, the Embassy of India has taken the following decisions with immediate effect:-

  1. OCI applications will not be accepted, including by postal mail, until further notice.

  2. Passport applications will not be accepted, including by postal mail, until further notice. However, applicants requiring passports on emergency basis may kindly send an email to
    Washington DC - cons4.washington@mea.gov.in
    New York - passport.newyork@mea.gov.in
    Chicago - passport.chicago@mea.gov.in
    explaining their emergency situation. Once the request has been approved, the applicant will be informed to complete the application process and send the papers by postal mail to CKGS for further processing.
  3. Miscellaneous consular services shall continue to be accepted only by postal mail until further notice. Applicants should factor in that it may take longer and there could be delays in providing miscellaneous services due to the current situation.

Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, our call center is not operational till further notice. In case of any urgent assistance required, please write to us at passportusa@ckgs.com.
Alternatively you can also send across your queries through our feedback page - https://passport.in.ckgs.us/feedback/ and specify your jurisdiction along with the web reference number (if applicable).

Due to technical issue with the online merchant services, there is a temporary stop on all online and credit card payment services.

Applicants are requested to submit Money order or Cashier's check until further notice.

Please DO NOT call the contact center as we will not have any additional information about the timelines. Kindly refer to https://passport.in.ckgs.us/ for latest updates.

Please note: All applicants who have paid on the CKGS website online and do not want to send the application can cancel their application by clicking on the link below. https://passport.in.ckgs.us/payment/refund-claim
You can raise your refund request on our feedback page after you cancel your application - https://passport.in.ckgs.us/feedback/.

Welcome to CKGS Indian Passport Application Center

We are happy to announce that CKGS is the only authorized Service Provider for the Embassy of India and its Consulates across the USA for the Indian Passport Services with effect from May 7, 2016.

Applicants based on their jurisdiction can submit their applications to the 6 CKGS Indian Passport Application Centers at Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco and Atlanta.


Passport Application Guide

It is very important that you apply on the CKGS website and follow the due process. Do not go directly to the Government of India Online NRI Passport website.

For USA applicants, the CKGS website has been customized so that the website, documents, forms and letters requirements are as per the requirements of Embassy / Consulates of India in USA.

The rules on our website will identify your passport category, type, fees, document checklist, payments, track your application and FAQS to  help avoid errors. Further to assist you, many forms and letters that have repetitive information will get auto populated and you only have to fill in the missing fields.

You will be directed from the CKGS website at the appropriate step to the Government of India Passport website to fill your online NRI passport application form.

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