|In case of emergency involving an American citizen, please call the 24-hour operator at (+91-11) 2419-8000 and ask for American Citizen Services. If you are calling from within India, but outside Delhi, first dial 011-. If you are calling from the United States, first dial 011-91-11-.
To contact the Indian police, simply dial 100.
The American Citizen Services Unit at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi can assist when a U.S. citizen in India is arrested, missing, is a victim of violent crime, becomes ill or dies, or when there is otherwise a need for immediate help. We can assist with information on local resources and by contacting family members in the United States apprised of the circumstances, so that they can make necessary decisions and provide financial and logistical support.
Please note that we can only replace lost and stolen passports during normal office hours. Our normal office hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Please note that we will NOT respond to U.S. visa inquires. Please send all U.S. visa inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Map to U.S. Embassy, New Delhi
- Medical Assistance (includes doctor/hospital list)
- Arrest of an American Citizen (includes attorney list)
- Death of an American Citizen
- Welfare of an American Citizen
- Victims of Crime
- Lost or Stolen Passport
- Financial Emergencies
Please click here for non-emergency services.
Outside the Delhi Area? Find Your Local Consulate:
The U.S. Embassy, New Delhi serves American citizens in the Indian states of Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, and the country of Bhutan.
U.S. Consulate General, Chennai
Gemini Circle, No. 220 Anna Salai
Chennai - 600006