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Recent change in Timing for counter collection of passport at VFS New Delhi

Posted July 1, 2009

An announcement on the VFS website dated June 30, 2009 indicates that there is a change in timing for counter collection of passport for non-immigrant visa applicant(s) in New Delhi, if the visa is issued and they chose this option. The new timings with immediate effect is betwee ...Read More


OVERVIEW: Applying for a U.S. Nonimmigrant Visa in India (Part 1 of 2)

Posted June 4, 2009

Till recently the U.S. Consulate in Chennai used to receive close to 1,300 U.S. visa applications every day. With the opening of U.S. Consulate in Hyderabad, which currently processes around 300 to 400 applications every day with a target of processing 500 applications every day, ...Read More


US Embassy adjusts exchange rate with effect from February 20, 2009

Posted February 19, 2009

The US Embassy and Consulates in India have adjusted to Consular Exchange Rate to Rs. 52 to a US$ with effect from February 20, 2009. This is the first revision for 2009. Effectively, the nonimmigrant visa application fee will be Rs. 6,812. The VFS service fee of Rs. 381 per p ...Read More


US Embassy adjusts exchange rate with effect from December 23, 2008

Posted December 24, 2008

The US Embassy and Consulates in India have adjusted to Consular Exchange Rate to Rs. 50 to a US$ with effect from December 23, 2008. This is the first time in recent months that the exchange rate has been reduced. The Dollar exchange rate has been increasing steadily until recen ...Read More


US Embassy adjusts exchange rate with effect from October 24, 2008

Posted October 29, 2008

The US Embassy and Consulates in India have adjusted to Consular Exchange Rate to Rs. 54 to a US$ with effect from October 24, 2008. It may be recalled that on October 10, 2008; the exchange rate was revised to Rs. 50 to a US$ from Rs. 48 to a US$. Effectively, the nonimmigrant v ...Read More

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