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Apply for a Visa

Welcome to Visa Services!

The U.S. Consulate General Mumbai processes applications for both nonimmigrant and immigrant visas to the United States.

  • Nonimmigrant visas are for people visiting the U.S. temporarily for tourism, business, education, medical treatment, or petition-based employment.  The type of visa required depends on your purpose of travel.   
  • Immigrant visas are for applicants planning to permanently relocate to the United States.

U.S. Visa Information Service for India

Website for details on the application process and fee related information:
Callers in India: Please call 91-120-4844644 or 91-40-4625-8222
Callers in the United States: Please call 1-703-520-2239
Nonimmigrant visa questions: To reach a customer service representative via email regarding interview scheduling or visa fee payment, please write to

For information on entry into the United States after receiving a visa or other general visa related information visit:

If your application is pending under Section 221(g) of the INA:

While we understand you are eager to receive more information regarding the status of your pending case, unfortunately the Consulate cannot provide additional details. This processing, which is mandatory under Section 221(g) of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act,  cannot be expedited. Processing time varies based on the individual circumstances of each case.  Rest assured that when administrative processing is complete, we will contact you immediately by email on your registered email id and/or telephone with instructions on how to proceed.

Additional documents/information: If you were handed a pending letter with further instructions during your interview, please follow its instructions carefully to facilitate the continued processing of your visa application.

If you have been informed by email, please submit your passport and pending letter to your nearest drop-off location in India.  If you have applied for either of the following visa categories, please submit the corresponding document: 

C1/D visa- Updated joining letter
Blanket L visa- Three copies of Form I-129
J1 visa- DS 2019