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Overview (#overview)
Locations and Timings (#locations)
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Blue Dart Holiday & Closure (#bluedartholiday)
Pick-up Information (#collectiondocs)
Change Delivery Options (#changedeliveryopt)
Track Your Passport (#trackpassport)

Overview

Once your visa is approved, Blue Dart will deliver your passport to the pickup location you specified when you
scheduled your appointment. There are no extra fees associated with either aspect of this service - the cost for
Blue Dart to hold your passport is included in the visa application fee.

Locations and Timings

To view CGI/Blue Dart passport/visa collection locations and timings, click here.

Premium (Home) Delivery

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Get your documents delivered at your doorstep.

Pay via cash on delivery once you receive your passport in your hand
Rapid, Reliable, time-definite delivery.
State-of-the-art Technology for Track and Trace
Speedy door-to-door delivery.
Delivery to most locations in India
Secure handling of documents
Available at a nominal cost of ₹ 500/- (inclusive of taxes) for each applicant
Premium Delivery fee of Rs.500/- is an additional fee and it is not a part of the Visa Application Fee.
The payment receipt for this service will be emailed to your registered email ID once the passport is
delivered to the provided address.

Blue Dart Holiday & Closure

Please note that holidays and hours of operation may differ for Blue Dart locations based on local holidays and
conditions. Please contact Blue Dart toll free number 1860 233 1234 or click here (BlueDartHolidayList2016.xls) if
you would like further information on Holidays for a specific Blue Dart location

Pick-up Information

Stanley and Blue Dart provide facilities where your passport is held for pick-up. You will see a list of our
passport/visa collection locations when you schedule your interview and can choose the most convenient location
from that list.

To collect passport/visa from Stanley/Blue Dart collection locations you will have to carry following
Supporting Documents (as applicable) Please present your ORIGINAL valid Indian government-issued photo
ID to the security personnel at the entrance and then proceed with the following documents.

Documents required Applicant Representative Applicant under Applicant / representative


collecting collecting the age of 18 if collecting for
own passport - even in passport is collect Group/family
passport case of family by representative /
members family member

Applicant's original
Indian government- ✔
issued photo ID

A photocopy of
✔ -Birth Cert. or
applicant's Indian
✔ School ID card is ✔
government-issued
acceptable
photo ID

A copy of your
appointment letter ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
preferred

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Documents required Applicant Representative Applicant under Applicant / representative


collecting collecting the age of 18 if collecting for
own passport - even in passport is collect Group/family
passport case of family by representative /
members family member

Representative's For family/Group passport


original Indian collection, individual copy of
government-issued Representative Government
photo ID and 1 ID Proof to be attached
photocopy ✔ ✔ against each passport to be
collected (eg. For 5
passports there should 5
copies of representative
Government ID Proof).

Original authorization ✔Single letter for


✔ - Single letter for whole
letter whole ✔ - signed by
group signed by all
family signed by all parents
applicants
applicants

A clear photocopy of
the Indian government-
issued photo ID
belonging to the parent ✔
who signed the
applicant's letter of
authority

Important Note:

Indian Government-issued photo ID can be a passport biographic information page, voter ID, PAN card,
driving license, or Aadhar card. An employment ID card issued in connection with a Indian government job
is not acceptable.Senior citizen card is not acceptable as photo ID.
An ORIGINAL letter of authority must contain the following information:
Representative's full name as on their Indian government-issued photo ID. Note: For family/Group
passport collection, individual copy of Representative Government ID Proof to be attached against
each passport to be collected (eg. For 5 passports there should 5 copies of representative
Government ID Proof).
Applicant’s name and Passport number
Should be signed in original by all applicants
Please click here (Authorization_Letter_India.pdf) for format of the Authorization Letter.
If Husband is collecting passport/document on behalf of wife or vice-versa please bring relevant documents
as listed in the table above. Authority letter signed by spouse applicant in original is mandatory.
Children below 18 years of age will not be allowed to collect any/self-passport. An original letter of authority
signed by any one parent is mandatory if representative is collecting passport or any one parent in person
can collect a child passport with above required supporting documents.
Please bring a copy of your Appointment letter along with above supporting documents for speedy collection
of passport at the counter.
Follow the link for Holidays and Closures (in-gen-holidays.asp) schedule

Please note that passports not collected within 14 calendar days from 11 Visa Application Centers or within
7 working days from 22 Blue Dart locations will be RETURNED to the respective U.S. Embassy/Consulate

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and applicants will need to pick up their passports/documents directly from U.S. Embassy/Consulate. Follow the
link for the Embassy/Consulate Holiday (in-gen-holidays.asp) schedule.

Return Passport Collection Timing at U.S Embassy/Consulates


U.S. Days of the Week Timing
Embassy/Consulate
Name

Hyderabad Tuesday only (appointment not required) 1400 hours to 1500


hours

Chennai Tuesday only (appointment not required) 1400 hours to 1500


hours

Kolkata Tuesday only (appointment not required) 1400 hours to 1500


Hours

Mumbai Tuesday only (appointment not required) Nonimmigrant Visa &


Immigrant Visa 1400
hours to 1500 hours

New Delhi Tuesday only (appointment not required) Nonimmigrant Visa &
Immigrant Visa 1400
hours to 1500 hours

To collect Returned passport/visa from Embassy/Consulates you will have to carry following Supporting
Documents: Applicants are required to carry an ORIGINAL Indian government approved ID to collect the passport.
If a representative wishes to pick up the passport on behalf of applicant, he/she should carry an ORIGINAL signed
authority letter from the applicant with an ORIGINAL self-Indian government approved ID proof to collect the
passport.

Note: Above Days of the Week for collecting passport do not include admin days when the U.S.
Embassy/Consulate is closed to the public. For more details on admin days, please email our Helpdesk on
support-india@ustraveldocs.com (mailto:support-india@ustraveldocs.com)

Change Delivery Options

You may change your preferred document pick up location online (in-niv-deliveryaddressmodify.asp) or through the
call center (in-main-contactus.asp) until 11:59 p.m. the day of your interview appointment. There is no cost to
change your delivery preferences. Changes to the document collection locations after 11:59 p.m. on the day of your
interview appointment will not be accepted.

Track Your Passport

Click here (in-niv-passporttrack.asp) to track your passport's delivery status.

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Immigrant Visas
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Local Visa Programs


Travel Coordinator (in-svc-travelcoordinator.asp)
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Diplomatic and Government Officials (in-svc-aandginfo.asp)
Visas for Applicants Under 14 and over 80 (in-svc-visachild.asp)

Locations
U.S. Embassy and Consulates General (in-loc-post.asp)
Passport/Visa Collection Locations and Timings (in-loc-passportcollection.asp)
Document Drop-Off Locations (in-loc-documentdropoff.asp)
Bank Locations (in-loc-bank.asp)
Visa Application Center Locations (in-loc-ofc.asp)

General
Information
FAQ (in-
gen-faq.asp)
Holidays
and
Closures
(in-gen-
holidays.asp)
Rights and
Protections
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rightsandprotection.asp)

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Helpful
Links (in-
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helpfullinks.asp)
Security
Regulations
(in-niv-
securityinfo.asp)

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs website (http://travel.state.gov) and Consular
Embassy/Consulate websites are the definitive sources of visa information. Should there be discrepancies in
content, the Consular Affairs website and Consular Embassy/Consulate websites take precedence.

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