Bangalore Passport services – April 7, 8, 9 and 10, 2014

The U.S. Consulate General in Chennai, India, will conduct off-site passport services for American citizens in Bangalore on the 7th  , 8th , 9th and 10th of April 2014.  On these dates, a Consular Officer will be in Bangalore to accept applications for passport renewals for minors and first time adult passports . 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 homepage. 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:

Services will be offered by appointment only.

  •  Please email your request to along with your contact number.  We will respond to your request within 5 business 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 address has been designated exclusively to accommodate these appointment requests. Continue to send all other inquiries/concerns to .  
  •  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 15 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.

 All passports are now returned via courier.

  • You must bring a separate demand draft in favor of “First Flight Couriers LTD” for Rs. 350.  The demand draft should be made payable at Chennai.  Any variation from this will not be accepted by ‘First Flight Couriers LTD’. We cannot accept cash for this service.

Appointments will not be given to discuss visa issues.  The officer will not be able to entertain appeals, document submissions or inquiries related to non-immigrant or immigrant visas.

Non-citizen parents of U.S. citizen children may, of course, make an appointment and appear at the appointment with their children.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

U.S. citizens with questions or concerns in this regard may contact us for further information.

American Citizens Services
U.S. Consulate General
220 Anna Salai, Chennai 600 006, India
Telephone: 91-44-2857-4000
Facsimile: 91-44-2857-4344