Change in Contractor to Impact India Visa Process in the U.S.

3 Jun 13

INDIA

The Indian government announced that as of July 1, 2013, only Indian-owned firms will be contracted to receive Indian visa applications.  As a result, the processing of Indian visas in the U.S. will be transitioned to an Indian-owned company effective July 1. Applications will continue to be lodged via Travisa Outsourcing, the incumbent contract holder, until the completion of the transition.

BAL recommends that potential applicants allow sufficient time to obtain their visas. BAL will provide updates on how these latest developments will affect processing times as more information becomes available.

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group. For additional information, please contact GlobalVisaGroup@balglobal.com.

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