March 7 (Hyderabad) – The United States is opening a state-of-the-art $340 million consulate building in Hyderabad on March 20 that represents a tangible investment by the United States in growing the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership. Ahead of the move, the U.S. Consulate General Hyderabad announced changes for Consular services.
On March 20 at 8:30 a.m., the U.S. Consulate General in Hyderabad will officially begin operations at its new facility, located at Sy. No. 115/1, Financial District, Nanakramguda, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500032. The consulate will cease its current operations at the Paigah Palace starting at 12:00 p.m. on March 15. The consulate will be closed to the public from 12:00 p.m. on March 15 until 8:30 a.m. on March 20.
U.S. citizens who require emergency consular services between now and 8:30 a.m. on March 20 should call +91 040 4033 8300. Starting at 8:30 a.m. on March 20, U.S. citizens who require emergency consular services should call +91 040 6932 8000.
U.S. citizens with non-emergency consular questions are encouraged to email HydACS@state.gov.
Visa applicants who have a visa interview scheduled between now and March 15 should go to Paigah Palace for their interviews. Visa applicants who have a visa interview scheduled on or after March 23 should go to the U.S. Consulate’s new facility in Nanakramguda.
All other visas services – including biometrics appointments, “dropbox” appointments (interview waiver), and passport pickup – will continue to take place at the Visa Application Center (VAC), located at the Lower Concourse, HITEC City Metro Station, Madhapur, HYD 500081.
For general questions about consular services, please call +91 120 4844644
and +91 22 62011000. For updates on the U.S. Consulate’s move to Nanakramguda, please follow the Consulate’s social media accounts: Twitter (@USAndHyderabad), Instagram (@USCGHyderabad), and Facebook (@usconsulategeneralhyderabad).
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