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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.


  • Ambassador Rahul Kulshreshth meets Dr. Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul at Malta Köşkü, Besiktas on 24 July, 2014

  • Ambassador Rahul Kulshreshth meets Indian representatives of select companies at the Consulate on 23 July, 2014

  • Ambassador Rahul Kulshreshth presents Credentials to President Abdullah Gul on 10 July, 2014