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Dear Applicant / Information Seeker,

The following additional documents are mandatory for only Postal Applications (for complete requirement of documents please refer to the website)

1. Please print & attach the shipping label, outside the envelop which is receive as an attachment in email after completing the order form.
2.
After filling up the order form, Please print and include the copy of the order form which is received in email along with the supporting documents in the envelop.
3. Valid email address and phone number, preferably mobile number listed on the Order Form.
4. Valid Return shipping label for sending the documents back.

The following additional documents are mandatory for only Walk In Applicants (for complete requirement of documents please refer to the website)

1. Printout of the complete filled BLS Services Order Form to be carried
2. Valid email address and phone number, preferably mobile number listed on the Order Form
3. Walk in applications with appointment only. Please note that only Emergency Visa Applications may be entertained without an appointment.

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Assisting individuals, groups and professionals for Passport Services

  • Tatkal Applications

    As per instructions from Embassy Of India, Washington DC, Tatkal applications by post can not be accepted at any BLS Application Center. Any postal applications requesting Tatkal service will be sent back using prepaid supplied with application. Applicants must submit their Tatkal application in person only. Submission time for Tatkal applications are from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM.

    Click here for further details on Tatkal services.

    Order Form

    Effective August 31, 2013, BLS is introducing an online Order Form. It is mandatory for all new applicants to fill the online order form, whether applying by postal mail or submitting application in person.

    This form allows BLS International to provide real time tracking of your application and indicates your mode of payment and return shipping choices. A copy of this form MUST be included with the application at the time of submission to BLS. 

    All applicants are requested to obtain a printout of the filled order form (after filling the Order Form online) and attach the same with the Application.

    Note: All new applications without the copy of the order form attached will NOT be accepted by BLS.

    Exception:

    Applicants who have already applied by mail before August 31, 2013, OR have booked an appointment before August 31, 2013 (irrespective of the actual appointment date) are not required to fill the order form and BLS will process their applications.

    For further details, Click Here

  • Instructions for Applicants sending Applications through Post

    1. Please allow 7 – 10 days for processing of your application and the status to be visible on the website once the application is received at the BLS office

    2. Please do not include personal checks. The payment has to be through Money Order only

    3. In case any documents are found missing / insufficient, your application shall be retained for a period of 10 working days during which attempts to contact you will be made. If however we are unable to contact you during the 10 days period, your application shall be returned duly with the fee paid less BLS service charge and return shipping fee, if any.

  • Updates and Notices

    Important Notice

    For all passport applicants, if you have answered "YES" to para 21 (i) of the online passport applicant print-out, you are required to complete an undertaking and submit notarized copy of the same along with other documents required for passport application.

    Click here to download the undertaking...


    Issued by the Ministry of External Affairs of India regarding Machine Readable Passports

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    To schedule an appointment, please fill the order form


    BLS Order Form... Click here to know more

    2013-08-31


    Reprint Order Form / Shipping Label Click here

    2013-08-31

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    Updates for Atlanta

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Indian Passport Application Center

  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at Washington DC Application Center

    Bermuda, Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia

    BLS India Passport, USA
    800 K Street NW
    Suite MR-12
    Washington, D.C. 20001


    Center Timing: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
    Submission timings : 9:00 AM -2:00 PM EST
    Pickup Hours: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST Monday-Friday
    Phone Hours: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST Monday-Friday
  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at New York, NY Application Center

    Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

    BLS India Passport USA
    28 West 30TH Street
    Suite 202
    New York, NY 10001

    CENTER TIMING : 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST Monday - Friday

    Appointment hours for dropping off applications are between 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM

    * We accept applicants by appointment only except in cases of  documented emergency.  
    Appointments can be made after completing  your order form on our website.

    LUNCH TIME: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

    PICKUP HOURS: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST Monday-Friday

    PHONE HOURS: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST Monday-Friday
  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at San Francisco, CA Application Center

    Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

    BLS India Passport, USA
    4837 Geary Blvd
    San Francisco, CA 94118

    SUBMISSION TIMING : 9:00 AM - 200 PM PST Monday - Friday
    LUNCH TIME:
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PST
    PICKUP HOURS: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM PST Monday-Friday

    Appointment hours for dropping/verification of applications are between 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    * We accept applicants by appointment only except in cases of documented emergency.
    Appointments can be made after completing your order form on our website
  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at Chicago, IL Application Center

    Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin

    BLS India Passport USA
    29 East Madison St
    Suite 1203
    Chicago, IL 60602


    Center Timing: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST
    Lunch Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
    Passport pickup: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST Monday-Friday
  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at Houston, TX Application Center

    Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Nebraska

    BLS India Passport, USA
    9800 Northwest Fwy,
    Suite 602
    Houston, TX 77092


    Submission Timing: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST
    Lunch Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
    Passport pickup: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST Monday-Friday
  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at Atlanta, GA Application Center

    Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virgin Islands

    BLS India Passport, USA
    5881 Glenridge Dr
    Ste 180 1st floor
    Atlanta GA - 30328

    Submission Timing: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
    Lunch Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
    Passport pickup: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST Monday-Friday


    No Tatkal Service See the detailed instructions- http://www.indianconsulateatlanta.org/page/display/48

    The following (13 columns- given below) of the application form should be printed and there should not be any overwriting. In case..... Read More