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    Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon'ble Finance Minister and Dr. Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
    04-05 September, 2015 in Ankara

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    Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon'ble Finance Minister and Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Hon'ble MOS(IC) for Labour and Employment at the Joint Meeting of G20 Finance and Labour Ministers
    04 September, 2015 in Ankara

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    Shri Suresh P. Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister of Railways at the third G20 Sherpas' Meeting
    16-17 June, 2015 in Bodrum

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    Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture at the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting
    06-08 May, 2015 in Istanbul

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    Gen. (Dr.) V. K. Singh, Hon'ble Minister of State for External Affairs attends World War I Centenary Commemoration Events
    24-25 April, 2015 at Gallipoli

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    External Affairs Minister of India meets Foreign Minister of Turkey
    16 January, 2015 at Ankara

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    Shri Jayant Sinha, Hon'ble Minister of State for Finance and Dr. Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India at G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
    08-10 February, 2015 in Istanbul

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    Leader of Indian delegation Shri Suresh P. Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister of Railways at G20 Sherpa Meeting.
    15-16 December, 2014 in Istanbul

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    Visit of Hon'ble President of India to Turkey from 05-07 October, 2013.
    Conferment of Honorary Doctorate to Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble President of India at Istanbul University on 05 October, 2013.

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    Interactive event to promote the Make in India initiative at Istanbul Chamber of Commerce
    30 March, 2015 in Istanbul

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    Reception hosted on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day of India
    26 January, 2015 in Istanbul

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    Diwali, the festival of lights.
    The fun-filled event celebrating Diwali was organised by the Friends of India Association on October 18, 2014 in Istanbul.

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    India Pavilion at MAKTEK Eurasia 2014.
    The EEPC organised India Pavilion was inaugurated by Ambassador on 15 October, 2014.

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    Ambassador visits Istanbul Chamber of Commerce.
    Mr. Ibrahim Çaglar, President, Istanbul Chamber of Commerce receiving Ambassador Rahul Kulshreshth on 14 October, 2014.

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    Consul General with the Governor of Istanbul.
    Mr. Manish Gupta, Consul General being received by the Governor of Istanbul on 02 September, 2013.

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    Taj Mahal
    One of the universally admired masterpieces of world heritage.

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    Bandhavgarh National Park
    The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh (in Madhya Pradesh) is the highest in India.

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    Tso Moriri Lake
    Picturesque lake at an altitude of 4,595 m, located in the breathtakingly beautiful Rupshu Valley in Ladakh.

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    Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib)
    Completed in 1604 in Amritsar (Punjab), it is the holiest shrine for the Sikhs.

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    A traditional theatre form of South India that combines dance, music, dialogue, costume and make-up.

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    Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams, this scenic valley in Kerala is carpeted with sprawling tea plantations.

Welcome to Consulate General of India Istanbul, Turkey

The Consulate General of India in Istanbul was opened in April 1994. It provides consular, commercial and cultural services. The consular services consists of issue of passports, other consular facilitations, visas for tourists, entrepreneurs, students etc. visiting India and also assistance, as required, to those Indians visiting Turkey. The commercial wing seeks to strengthen trade relations between India and Turkey. Contacts details of concerned officials are available on the web page.


  • Consul General Mr. Manish Gupta meets a delegation of young entrepreneurs from India on 07 September, 2015

  • The 69th Independence Day Celebrations at the Consulate General of India, Istanbul on 15 August, 2015

  • Across two continents, celebration of International Day of Yoga in Istanbul on 21 June, 2015

Upcoming Events and Trade Fairs


Kosmetica: Beauty, Equipment and Wellness Show, New Delhi (September 27-30, 2015): Cosmetics, fitness, medical aesthetics, fashion accessories, health & nutrition products, etc.


Auto Ancillary Show, Pune (September/October, 2015): All types of vehicles, accessories including air conditioning equipment & parts, brake assembly & parts, special focus on new materials, technologies/processes, etc.



Advantage Health Care India, New Delhi (October 05-07, 2015): International Summit on Medical Value Travel Industry


India International Security Expo, New Delhi (October 08-11, 2015): Security & safety equipment and systems including fire & industrial safety, traffic & disaster management, rescue & relief, etc.


India International Trade Fair, New Delhi (November 14-27, 2015): Multi products.


India Medical Expo 2016, Bengluru (January 7-9, 2016): Medical Electronics & Device Sector


India Pharma 2016, Bengaluru (January 7-9, 2016): Pharmaceuticals


India International Leather Fair, Chennai (February 01-03, 2016): Leather, leather products, fashion accessories, machinery equipment & technology & chemicals.