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Indian Embassy, San Francisco

Jurisdiction: Alaska (AK), Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Guam (GU), Hawaii (HI), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY) 
Consulate General of India, San Francisco 
Consular Section
540 Arguello Boulevard, 
San Francisco, CA 94118
Getting There:
Indian Consulate is located at the intersection of Geary and Arguello. The Consulate does not have any parking facilities. You can park your car at a public or metered parking. 
For security reasons, personal belongings such as laptops, cellphones, backpacks, briefcases and other such items, ladies handbags, baby strollers, plastic carry bags, food or drink etc., are not allowed inside the Consulate premises. The Consulate does not have any facility to store these items either. If you bring any of these items with you, you will have to leave them outside at your own risk. 
The Consulate is open to the public from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon on all working days from Monday through Friday for accepting documents for consular services. The Consulate is not open on weekends and on American and Indian holidays. 
Serviced documents are delivered on all working days from 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM. 
Consular Timings are different from the working hours of the Consulate. 
Phone: (415) 668-0662 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, and 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Extension 170 for OCI) 
Fax: (415) 668-2073 
General information: info@cgisf.org or cgisf@cgisf.org 
Status of pending application: status@cgisf.org
OCI or PIO card: oci@cgisf.org
Many people experience that when they try calling the consulate, either the phone call does not go through or no one picks up the hpone. The Consulate receives a high number of phone calls every day. Therefore, whenever possible, it is best to send an email to them. Consulate endeavors to answer all emails within 24 hours. 
Some agents are claiming to have been appointed by the Consulate General of India and are misleading the public by claiming so. With the exception of BLS International for Indian Passport and Cox & Kings Global Services for OCI, PIO, Visa and Renunciation, no other agents have been appointed by the Consulate and that the Consulate deals with members of the public directly. 
Consular Camps:
Some Indian Consulates conduct camps at various locations where the persons can go and get their needs taken care of such as passport, visa etc. However, the Indian Consulate in San Francisco does not organize any such camps anywhere.
Fee Payment:
In addition to other means of payments, the Consulate accepts Debit Cards with a service charge of $3.00 (three) at the counter. 
Cash is NOT accepted at the counter. 

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