An imminent severe winter storm is expected to impact the East Coast of the United States beginning late Sunday, January 25, 2015 through Tuesday, January 27, 2015. The storm's path will affect our offices in Washington DC, New York City and Boston.
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We anticipate inbound delays in overnight deliveries and possibly outbound shipments as well. Depending on the storm's track and severity we anticipate many consulates and the United States Passport office to close.
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A Briggs is closely monitoring this storm and will be contacting travelers whose visas or passports are affected by any closures."
Indian Consulate - Chicago
Effective immediately, the Indian consulate in Chicago will only grant 6 month multiple-entry visas to all NON-US passport holders. All documentation provided will need to reflect this change.
Armenia Visas no longer required...
Effective January 1, 2015 US nationals are able to enter Armenia without a visa for 180 days for business and tourism.
China announces multi-year visas
The Chinese Consulate-General will now accept 10-year multiple-entry visa application for tourism, business, short term private stays and 5-year multiple-entry visa application for study purposes.