Unforeseen events can occur that call for an emergency India visa or emergency visa to USA, and when they do, there’s no need to panic. In the case of an emergency requiring an Indian emergency visa or urgent India visa for travel to India, where no opportunity exists to apply for a visa through the normal online e-Visa process, Indian Visa Online can help.
The emergency Indian visa for US citizens is available to persons of Indian descent holding a U.S. passport for an emergency visa to India from USA under the following extenuating circumstances:
- For medical emergency
- Death or illness of a blood relative
- To attend to legal matters concerning applicant
The final decision lies with the Consular General of the Consulate in the jurisdiction from which application is made for emergency visa to India for US citizen. Consult the Consulate General of India in New York for a same day Indian visa or emergency visa to India from New York.
When adults apply for emergency Indian visa from USA, the following documentation must be submitted together with the standard documents required:
- Proof of Indian Origin: copy of Indian passport OR copies of parent’s Indian passport
- Proof of Emergency: medical note from Doctor/hospital in India on an official letterhead OR copy of Death Certificate OR
- For legal emergency, a Legal Document
- Flight tickets (if applicable)
- Proof of Renunciation of Indian Citizenship
- Payment Receipt
Minors are furthermore required to submit a Parental Authorization Form OR copies of both parents’ passports OR a copy of birth certificate.
An emergency visa to India for U.S. citizens is granted to naturalized U.S. citizens of Indian origin only, for a stay of up to 6-months. The first step for application for an emergency visa to India from USA is to submit the form online. Emergency visa India or emergency visa for India applications are processed within 24 hours through Fast track Visa Services at a standard additional fee, plus any applicable agency fees.
Indian Visa Online assists travelers in processing online Indian e-visas for approval. As an Agency we can help with emergency applications.