General Instructions for Booking Online Appointment with Mission

Attention: All applicants for Visa, Passport, OCI and Consular Services

(1) Please book appointment according to the service. For example, if you are seeking Consular Services, please book appointment for the Consular Services only. If you book any other appointment (say, Visa/Passport) to seek Consular Services, entry would not be allowed.

(2) One applicant per appointment: Please note that only one applicant will be allowed as per the appointment. If you are seeking services for multiple persons (e.g. in case of family/group), please book separate appointment for each applicant.

(3) Timings for submission of documents for Visa/ OCI, Passport and Consular services: 0915 to 12:15 Hrs from Sunday to Thursday only.

(4) Appointments can be booked only 2 months in advance.

(5) The timing for collection of Passport is from 1500 hrs. to 1600 hrs. and for Visa/OCI/Misc Consular documents are from 1600 hrs. to 1715 hrs. from Sunday to Thursdays. For collection, prior appointment is not needed. Please bring the receipt given at the time of submission of application.

(6) It has been noticed that vested interests are taking advantage of the online appointment system, causing inconvenience to genuine applicants. Thus, necessary technical checks have been introduced in the system to avoid multiple bookings by a few individuals.

(7) In case an Emergency services is required, a link is provided in the appointment confirmation receipt. Any misuse or false claim for emergency services will render the appointment cancelled and subsequent service will be denied.