Tuesday, January 3, 2012

The U.S. Consulate General in Chennai, India will conduct off-site passport services in Bangalore

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Dear U.S. citizens:

Please read the following message carefully, as it contains detailed instructions for persons wishing to apply for American Citizen Services in Bangalore.

The U.S. Consulate General in Chennai, India will conduct off-site passport services for American citizens in Bangalore on the 9th and 10th of January 2012. During these dates, a Consular Officer will be in Bangalore to accept applications for passport renewals for minors, as well as applications for Consular Report of Birth Abroad and first time passport applications for minors. Services will be available by appointment only. Considering the popularity of previous sessions, appointments are likely to fill up quickly, so please send us your requests as early as possible.

Documentary and administrative requirements for passport applications may be found on the Consulate's internet home at http://chennai.usconsulate.gov/service.html .

Please read the requirements carefully, as failure to bring all necessary documents may substantially delay the processing of your application. Please note that, due to the limited equipment and staff available at the off-site, certain additional restrictions will apply to applications submitted during off-site collection:
Passport services will be offered by appointment only.
  • Please email your request to chennaicsoutreach@state.gov. We will respond to your request within 3 work days. Appointments should be made in the name of the person(s) receiving the service and should specify all services being requested. Please note that this email ID has been designed exclusively to accommodate outreach appointment requests. You may continue to send us all other inquiries/concerns to chennaics@state.gov.
  • Due to security requirements, the location of the service will be provided with your appointment confirmation. Space is limited, so please arrive for your appointment no more than 10 minutes prior to your assigned time. You will not be allowed to enter prior to your appointment time.
  • Payment must be made by demand draft only, in favor of the U.S. Consulate General and payable at Chennai. Please see the Consulate website for fee details: http://chennai.usconsulate.gov/service/appointments-and-contact-information/u.s.-citizen-services-fees.html
Source: US consulate website