CONSULATE GENERAL OF THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


FOR ALL IMMIGRANT VISA APPLICANTS:
IMPORTANT NOTICE


1. As of January 1, 2002, ALL immigrant visa applicants over age 16 MUST present Indian Police Certificates. Two certificates must be obtained as follows: 1) a certificate from your local police station; 2) a certificate from your Regional Passport Office.

2. For security reasons, applicants are NOT permitted to carry sealed envelopes into the Consulate, except for the medical report from the panel physician. When you appear for your interview, please remove all required documents from envelopes prior to entering the building. The Medical Report SHOULD REMAIN SEALED

3. Please read carefully the requirements regarding evidence of financial support in the U.S. Please bring ALL required documents from the petitioner and (if required) the joint sponsor on your FIRST visit. AVOID THE EXPENSE AND INCONVENIENCE OF A SECOND TRIP TO THE CONSULATE. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE REGARDING SPONSORS' MINIMUM INCOME REQUIREMENTS.