Details of new Indian visa service provider in US announced
Posted on May 17 2014 | IANS
Washington, May 17 : The Indian embassy here has announced the contact details of Cox and Kings Global Services Pvt. Ltd., its new service provider for Visa/OCI/PIO/Renunciation of Indian Citizenship Certificate application support services in the US.
The new service provider will be operational from May 21 following the closure of all operations by the current service provider, BLS International Limited, in the evening of May 20 at all locations in the US.
The website of Cox and Kings Global Services Pvt. Ltd. is operational from May 16: http://www.in.ckgs.us
The locations of CKGS Service Centers across USA are:
Washington DC - Suite 100, 1250, 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC 20037.
New York - 2nd Floor, 235 West, 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011.
Chicago - Suite 1003, 19 S, La Salle Street, Chicago, IL 60603.
San Francisco - 1st Floor, 225 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94104.
Houston - Suite 550, 1001 Texas Avenue, Binz Building, Houston, TX 77002.
Atlanta - 1st Floor, Suite 180, 5883 Glenridge Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 32328.
CKGS Helpdesk phone numbers (to be operational from May 16) are:
Toll free no: 1-866-978-0055 408-709-1764 408-709-1773
For any enquiries the email id of CKGS is: firstname.lastname@example.org
The embassy announcement said only Emergency Visa applications will be accepted by BLS till forenoon of May 20.
Applicants who propose to send their applications by mail after May 15, may send them so as to reach offices of the Cox and Kings Global Services Pvt. Ltd. at jurisdictional locations on or after May 21.
Banker's cheques/ money order accompanying these applications should be drawn in favour of the new service provider Cox and Kings Global Services Pvt. Ltd. with the revised service fee.
Applicants, who have already submitted their applications to BLS International Ltd, may check online status of their applications from BLS International Ltd website till May 20.
The status of these Pending applications will be available on the website of Cox and Kings Global Services Pvt. Ltd. from May 21 and can be tracked from CKGS website www.in.ckgs.us