List of Holidays List of Holidays

List of Holidays

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- Consular Holidays

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- Mailing Service

Consular Holidays

The following holidays will be observed during the year 2020
Dates may change at short notice. Please check with the Embassy by calling (202) 939-7000

S. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1.

New Year’s Day

January 1

Wednesday

2.

Republic Day

January 26

Sunday

3.

Mahavir Jayanti

April 6

Monday

4.

Good Friday

April 10

Friday

5.

Vaisakhi/Baisakhi/Vishu

April 13

Monday

6.

Idu’l Fitr/ Memorial Day

May 25

Monday

7.

Id-Ul-Zuha (Bakrid)

August 1

Saturday

8.

Independence Day

August 15

Saturday

9.

Muharram

August 30

Sunday

10.

Labour Day

September 7

Monday

11.

Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday

October 2

Friday

12.

Dussehra

October 25

Sunday

13.

Milad Un Nabi or Id-e-Milad

October 30

Friday

14.

Diwali (Deepavali)

November 14

Saturday

15.

Thanksgiving Day

November 26

Thursday

16.

Guru Nanak's Birthday

November 30

Monday

17.

Christmas Day

December 25

Friday

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Consular Counter Timings

For submission of Miscellaneous Service/Attestation of Documents:

Please come to the following address

Embassy of India
(Consular Wing)
2536 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20008

10.00 am
to 12.30 pm (Monday thru Friday) (Check Embassy Holidays)

Documents delivery:
10.00 am to 12.30 pm (Monday thru Friday) (Check Embassy Holidays)

Miscellaneous Services are delivered normally according to the dates given during the time of submission except in cases where references are required to be made to other Missions or Regional Passport Offices  in India.

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Mailing Service

Mailing Address
Embassy of India
(Consular Wing)
2536 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20008

  • The embassy is not responsible for documents/applications lost by postal mail and there is no emergency service in case where documents are sent by postal mail.

  • Outstation applicants may send their application forms to their respective Embassy/Consulates by postal mail.

  • The documents received by various categories of mail like FedEx, Airborne, Certified mail, Registered mail, Express mail , Regular mail etc are treated at par. Applicants must send documents by using a mailing service with acknowledgment/confirmation of delivery facilities.



Note

 

  • For applications sent by post, Fee should be paid by Cashier's Check/Certified Check or Money Order made payable to the Embassy of India, Washington, DC.

  • Personal Cheques/Credit Card/Cash are not accepted for Mailed-In applications. 

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