ALL OCI APPLICTIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO THE COX & KINGS GLOBAL SERVICES PVT. LTD AT THE ADDRESS GIVEN BELOW AND NOT TOTHE CONSULATE
As already informed earlier, the Embassy of India in the USA has awarded the new contract for providing Visa/OCI/PIO/Renunciation of Indian Citizenship Certificate application support services to the Cox & Kings Global Services Pvt. Ltd., to be operational from May 21st, 2014.
The website of Cox & Kings Global Services Pvt. Ltd. is operational from May 16th, 2014: http://www.in.ckgs.us
CKGS Application Centre Atlanta
1st floor, Suite 180,
Telephone 516-206-1483/ 646-589-0088
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OCI HODLERS WHO ARE ISSUED WITH NEW PASSPORT
ALL OCI HOLDERS WHO ARE ISSUED NEW US PASSPORT AFTER EXPIRY OF THEIR OLD US PASSPORT, MUST CARRY BOTH NEW AND OLD US PASSPORT WHICH HAS U-VISA STICKER PASTED IN IT, ALONGWITH OCI BOOKLET. PERSONS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ENTRY INTO INDIA IF HE/SHE DOES NOT CARRY THE OLD US PASSPORT HAVING U-VISA STICKER.
PROCESSING TIME (from the day the application is received in the Consulate)
General- for US passport holders - 2 months
The above is general processig time. There may higher processing time for various other foreign passport holders and for various different categories.
Consulate reserve the right to reject any application without giving any reasons.
The residents of the following eight States and Territories of USA – can apply at Cox & Kings Pvt. Ltd. Alabama, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virgin Islands.