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Adjustment of Consular Exchange Rate for US Consulates in India

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The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India, announced an adjustment of the consular exchange rate for rupee to dollar conversions at all U.S. consulates in India.

Effective Friday, March 6, 2009, all United States Consular Sections in India will adjust the consular exchange rate from Rs. 52 to the dollar to Rs. 55 to the dollar.

The new application fee for nonimmigrant visas is Rs. 7,205 (equivalent to USD $131).

Receipts issued by HDFC Bank prior to March 6, 2009 that reflect a payment of Rs. 6,812 will remain valid.

For a full listing of specific fee changes visit the Embassy website at


Written by MithrasLaw

March 10, 2009 at 5:18 pm

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