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Consular Holidays

 
The following holidays will be observed during the year 2017
Dates may change at short notice. Please check with the Embassy by calling (202) 939-7000

S. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1.

Republic Day

January 26

Thursday

2.

Holi

March 13

Monday

3

Mahavir Jayanti

April 9

Sunday

4.

Good Friday

April 14

Friday

5.

Memorial Day

May 29

Monday

6.

American Independence Day

July 4

Tuesday

7.

Independence Day

August 15

Tuesday

8.

Id ul Zuha (Bakrid)

September 2

Saturday

9.

Labour Day

September 4

Monday

10

Dussehra

September 30

Saturday

11.

Muharram

October 1

Sunday

12.

Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday

October 2

Monday

13.

Diwali (Deepavali)

October 19

Thursday

14.

Guru Nanak's Birthday

November 4

Saturday

15.

Thanksgiving Day

November 23

Thursday

16.

Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)

December 2

Saturday

17.

Christmas Day

December 25

Monday

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Consular Counter Timings

For submission of Miscellaneous Service/Attestation of Documents:

Please come to the following address

Embassy of India
(Consular Wing)
2536 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20008

10.00 am
to 12.30 pm (Monday thru Friday) (Check Embassy Holidays)

Documents delivery:
10.00 am to 12.30 pm (Monday thru Friday) (Check Embassy Holidays)

Miscellaneous Services are delivered normally according to the dates given during the time of submission except in cases where references are required to be made to other Missions or Regional Passport Offices  in India.

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Mailing Service

The Consular Wing of the Embassy of India: Mailing Address
2536 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.,
Washington D.C. 20008.
Fax: (202) 387-6946
Embassy of India
(Consular Wing)
2536 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20008
  • The embassy is not responsible for documents/applications lost in mail and there is no emergency service in cases where documents are sent in mail.

  • Outstation applicants may send their application forms to their respective Embassy/Consulates by mail.

  • The documents received by various categories of mail like FedEx, Airborne, Certified mail, Registered mail, Express mail , Regular mail etc are treated at par. Applicants must send documents by using a mailing service with acknowledgment/confirmation of delivery facilities.


Return mail charges:
Please send a separate check (Cashier's Check/Certified Check) for the following charges in addition to the application fee for returning the documents. 

USD $20.00

Note

  • For applications sent by post, Fee should be paid by Cashier's Check/Certified Check or Money Order made payable to the Embassy of India, Washington, DC.

  • Personal Cheques/Credit Card/Cash are not accepted for Mailed-In applications. 

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