Health Alert (U.S. Consulate General Chennai): Cancellation of Routine U.S. Citizen Services at the U.S. Consulate General Chennai until May 15, 2021

Location:  U.S. Consulate General Chennai

Event: Due to the sharp rise of new COVID-19 cases and deaths throughout India in the past month, all routine U.S. citizen services and visa services at the U.S. Consulate General Chennai are cancelled from April 26 through May 15.  The U.S. Consulate General Chennai remains open for emergency U.S. citizen services.  Emergency U.S. citizen services appointments must be scheduled in advance by emailing

Actions to Take:

  • Please review recent Health Alerts from the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi for additional context about the COVID-19 situation in India.
  • Please visit the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare website for the latest information on travel restrictions.
  • Please visit the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in India COVID-19 Information webpage for additional information.
  • Enroll in STEP at in order to receive critical information from the Embassy related to health and safety in India.


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