Keep reading for information about legal services in India and how to find legal representation.
Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on a list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not able to vouch for such information.
Please contact your embassy or consulate to find a list of local attorneys.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1) How can I get advice about my Indian visa application?/How can I appeal an Indian visa or immigration decision?/I have been stopped at the Indian border. What should I do?
India is a sovereign nation with the right and the responsibility to protect its borders by ensuring that those applying for entry meet all applicable rules and regulations. The U.S. government has no involvement with or influence on Indian visa and immigration matters. We are unable to intervene in your case or provide guidance about Indian immigration law or decisions. Furthermore, the U.S. Embassy and Consulates do not have public legal departments, and consular officers are prohibited by federal regulation from providing legal advice.
2) Can a U.S. consular officer represent me in court/act as a witness/provide legal advice?
The U.S. Embassy and Consulates do not have public legal departments, and consular officers are prohibited by federal regulation from providing legal advice.
Please see the listings above for information about some law firms in India.
3) How can I submit a request for my law firm to be added to this webpage?/How can I have my law firm's information updated on this webpage?
Please submit a request by email to the appropriate Embassy or consulate.
Please note, inclusion on the list is exclusively within the discretion of the Department of State. The Department may remove a person or firm from the list at any time and may decline to provide a reason.
If your details are added to our website, please notify us if your details change.