Effective immediately, all visa applications filed at the Indian Consulates in San Francisco CA and Houston TX, will now be required to complete a new form known as the “Additional Particulars Form”. This form will also be required for any individuals filing for Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards and Person of Indian Origin (PIO) cards.  As a reference, applicants and employers may find the form here. Please note that any applications submitted without the form will not be considered by the consulates.

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