Courier Options

The U.S Embassy and Consulates in India return all citizenship documents to applicants via Blue Dart Express LTD. The courier fee is INR 865 (inclusive of all taxes) for delivery within India. If you apply for a service in-person, a Blue Dart representative is available in our office to assist you with the payment via cash or credit card. If you are an adult who must submit your passport renewal application by mail, please submit a courier slip and an additional bank draft for INR 865 favoring ‘BLUE DART EXPRESS LIMITED’.


DO NOT SEND CASH if you are renewing your application by mail!


Bank drafts for courier fees can be drawn from any nationalized, foreign bank, or co-operative bank operating in India. Once your document reaches Blue Dart, you will be able to check the status of your delivery on the Blue Dart website using the air waybill provided by Blue Dart.

Please Note: The INR 865 courier fee provides for delivery of packages up to 500 grams throughout India. U.S. passports weigh approximately 50 grams.  The terms and conditions for the service are governed by the Blue Dart Express Ltd. airway bill.

All Adult applicants(applying with form DS 82) mailing application to Hyderabad should submit a bank draft that lists the “payable at” location as Payable at Hyderabad.  If it mentions payable at any other specific city, it will not be accepted.

CRBA certificates can be delivered to the United States from India at a cost of INR 3,450 (inclusive of taxes).