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Consular Holidays

The following holidays will be observed during the year 2019
Dates may change at short notice. Please check with the Embassy by calling (202) 939-7000

S. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1.

New Year’s Day

January 1

Tuesday

2.

Republic Day

January 26

Saturday

3.

Maha Shivratri

March 4

Monday

4.

Holi

March 21

Thursday

5.

Mahavir Jayanti

April 17

Wednesday

6.

Good Friday

April 19

Friday

7.

Budha Purnima

May 18

Saturday

8.

Idu’l Fitr

June 5

Wednesday

9.

American Independence Day/ Rath Yatra

July 4

Thursday

10.

Independence Day

August 15

Thursday

11.

Janmashtami

August 24

Saturday

12.

Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday

October 2

Wednesday

13.

Diwali (Deepavali)

October 27

Sunday

14.

Milad Un Nabi or Id-e-Milad

November 10

Sunday

15.

Guru Nanak's Birthday

November 12

Tuesday

16.

Thanksgiving Day

November 28

Thursday

17.

Christmas Day

December 25

Wednesday

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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

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

  • The embassy is not responsible for documents/applications lost by postal mail and there is no emergency service in case where documents are sent by postal mail.

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



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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