• Visa Processing Suspended at U.S. Consulate in Chennai
  • September 26, 2012
  • Law Firm: Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP - New York Office
  • The U.S. Consulate in Chennai, India is closed through Friday, September 21, due to security concerns stemming from protests throughout the city. Visa interviews and processing are suspended during the closure. The consulate could remain closed during the week of September 24 to 28 if security concerns persist.

    Foreign nationals with visa appointments scheduled for this week will be able to reschedule in the VFS scheduling system. The consulate urges individuals with an immediate need to travel to reschedule their appointments at the U.S. consulate in Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai or New Delhi. Those with travel emergencies may contact [email protected] for assistance in rescheduling.

    Foreign nationals with visa appointments scheduled during the week of September 24 to 28, 2012 should check the Chennai consulate website for updates on the closures.