Processing times mentioned do not include transit time by post/courier.Transit times by Courier are generally 1-3 days on average and may be higher in remote or rural areas.
Fees for Miscellaneous Consular services are subject to revision every month depending upon the prevailing Rate of Exchange.
Credit/Debit card surcharge of 1.95% applicable for card payments.
The Indian Citizenship Act, 1955, does not allow dual citizenship.
Many individuals continue to retain their Indian passports and some even travel on them and there are yet others who get fresh passports issued by suppression of information even several years after they have acquired foreign citizenship.
Processing times below are average processing times. VFS Global/Government of India would not be responsible for any inconvenience/problems faced as a result of finalizing travel plans before obtaining the relevant service.