Working of Indian Embassy in Chicago, USA and American Embassy in India is the result of historic relationship between India and USA when Swami Vivekananda, the Herculean personality of India introduced the Eastern thought at the World's Parliament of Religions in Chicago catapulted him not only in Chicago, USA but also to far flung places. After independence to the collapse of Soviet Union, the relations between Indian Embassy and American Embassy have often been thorny because of the ideological friction. After the end of cold war, the relations between the Embassy of India and Embassy of USA have improved a lot and share common belief in freedom, democracy, rule of law and security interests. Recently, high level summits between India and USA have taken place with the aims and objectives of promoting the values of democracy, prosperity and peace throughout the world which further strengthened the relations between Indian Embassy in Chicago, USA and the American Embassy in India.
Indian Embassy in Chicago, USA
United States of America
Embassy of India
2107, Massachusetts Avenue,
NW, Washington D.C. 20008.
Counter Timings for Visa, Passport and other Consular services
a) Application for all Visa/consular services (like issue of new/duplicate passports, renewals and miscellaneous services on passports, legalization/attestation of documents) are accepted between 9.00 AM to 12.30 PM only. For application received upto 12.30 PM the services are rendered on the same day. No applications is received after 12:30 PM except in case of emergencies, such as death or illness in the family with payment of Emergency fee (US$ 30 per service).
For Emergency Services, please call the following numbers: Saturday 10am-12noon : 312-595-0413, 312-595-0411 Also, 312-595-0415 Extn. 35 0r 22 The passports and other documents, irrespective of date or time of submission, are delivered between 3.30 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. on working days. This time schedule does not apply to services where prior approval is required from the authorities in India or other countries and new passports and duplicate passports in lieu of lost passports.
b) Payments are accepted only in cash or by certified cheques and money orders made in the name of the Consulate General of India, Chicago. Personal cheques are not accepted.
c) The enquiries relating to status of your applications already submitted are entertained only between 3.30 PM to 5.00 PM on working days. For better response, please send a fax giving all details viz; when the application was mailed, tracking number and details of service, fee enclosed : on Fax No. 312-595-0418. d) Consulate remain closed on Indian and some US holidays.