USA Consulate in Chennai, India

Location and Contact Details
Residents of the southern states of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and the Union Territories of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Islands and Puducherry should contact

U.S. Consulate General, Chennai
Gemini Circle
220 Anna Salai
Chennai 600 006

Phone: +91-44-2811-2000
Fax: +91-44-2811-2020

Consulate is closed on both U.S. and Indian holidays. It is also closed on last Wednesday of each month.

Nonimmigrant Visa (NVIV)

Hours of Operation: 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday

Immigrant Visa (IV)
Effective January 1, 2012, U.S. Consulate in Chennai no longer handles immigrant visa. Those in Chennai jurisdiction will be handled by U.S. Consulate in Mumbai. U.S. Embassy in New Delhi and U.S. Consulate in Mumbai are the only two posts that handle immigrant visa in India.

If you currently have pending visa application at the U.S. Consulate in Chennai and were asked to submit additional documents, please contact for clarification of your status. If your case is cleared by March 30, 2012, it will be at Chennai. After that, it would be at Mumbai.

American Citizen Services (ACS)

Visa Fraud
If you have any information about persons obtaining visa by fraud, send an email to the consulate. Be as specific as possible, and if you can, please include the person's name, date of birth, passport number, and any other information you may have. All information will be kept confidential. Provide your name and contact details in all communications.


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