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Indian Consulate in Atlanta launches COVID-19 helpline; miscellaneous consular services through mail only

NRI Pulse Staff & IANS

Atlanta, GA, March 14, 2020: The Indian Consulate in Atlanta has launched a COVID-19 travel helpline, in view of the New Delhi government’s guidelines about travel to the country and suspension of all visas till April 15.

People who need help for travel in an emergency or for a compelling reason may contact the Consulate General of India in Atlanta.

The Consulate can be reached via email or, in the case of an emergency, the numbers below.

Email: cons.atlanta@mea.gov
Emergency number: 404-910-7919
Alternate emergency number: 404-924-98
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Also, Miscellaneous Consular Services like attestations, power of attorney, PCC, birth certificates etc will be rendered through regular mail with effect March 13, 2020. Applicants are requested not to visit the Consulate for over-the-counter services till further notice. Any queries in this regard may be addressed to cons.atlanta@mea.gov.in along with cell number.

More details at www.indiainatlanta.gov.in.

On Friday, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency “to unleash the full power of the federal government” against the outbreak in the country and that up to $50 billion will be available to states and territories to meet the challenge.

The declaration came as the number of coronavirus cases in the US hit 1,800 with 41 deaths.

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