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Fulbright Scholarships

Guidelines for issue of No Objection Certificate / Visa for students proceeding to India on Fulbright Scholarship residing under the jurisdiction of Consulate General of India, New York:

 a) Persons of Indian origin holding an OCI or PIO Card: OCI and PIO card holders do not have to apply for a visa . However, they have to apply for a No Objection Certificate/Project Clearance Certificate at the Consulate General of India, New York, by submitting the following documents: 

  • Request letter for issue of No Objection Certificate/Project Clearance Certificate addressed to Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of India, 3 East 64th Street, New York, NY 10065
  • Original letter from the USIEF confirming the award
  • Certificate of affiliation letter of the host Institute in India
  • Copy of application proforma for approval of Research Project
  • Copy of Project Statement.
  • Notarized copy of first and last page of the passport and OCI/PIO Card. If applicant is coming in person, a copy can be submitted once original passport and OCI/PIO card are examined and returned.
  • Proof of residence such as State ID or utility bill.
  • USPS prepaid envelope for return of the certificate

 Applications for Project approval can be submitted in person to the Consulate on any working day between 9.00 and 11.30 AM or mailed to the following address: Education Department, Consulate General of India, 3 East 64th Street, New York, NY 10065.

 b) Fulbright scholars who are US citizens but not of Indian origin and those who do not hold a PIO or OCI card: Fulbright- Nehru Scholarship awardees and their official dependents residing in States falling under the jurisdiction of Consulate General of India, New York, can submit their visa applications directly to the Consulate if applying in person .

 All Visa applications sent by Post shall be submitted only through Cox and Kings Services Pvt. Ltd. to the following address:

235 West, 23rd Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10011.

Website: www.in.ckgs.us

Phone: 646-589-0088 / 516-206-1483

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Please note postal applications shall not be accepted by the Consulate directly.

Applicants and their dependents have to apply for a 'RESEARCH VISA'

No Visa fees shall be charged for issuance of visas to Fulbright-Nehru Scholarship awardees and their dependents.

Applicants should also refer to the Fulbright to India and Fulbright-US handbooks issued by the USIEF to Fulbright scholars for additional information.

 



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