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Essential Basic Information on Consular Services

(Please Read Carefully Before Doing Anything else):

  1. All applications submitted to the Embassy of India should have attached a bank receipt showing that the required fee amount (as shown in the Schedule of Fee) has been deposited in the Embassy of India’s Bank Account which is as follows:-

Name of the Bank: BANCO SANTANDER, 

Bank Account Number: 10278-4, RUT: 69.903.100-3,



  1. Please note that no cash/cheque/credit cards/ debit cards or any other form of payments will be accepted by the Embassy
  2. It may please be noted that fees, once paid, will not be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service is denied/not rendered.
  3. When submitting your application to the Embassy, please fill in all the information online in the appropriate form, upload necessary photos and then take a print out of the form, sign it and bring the hard copy to the Embassy with all supporting documents (originals as well as photocopies) including the Bank Receipt.
  4. Please note that the any application which is incomplete in any way will not be accepted. Therefore, please check that you have filled in all columns correctly, signed wherever required, and attached all required supporting documents.


  1. Apart from visas, passports and OCI cards all other consular services such as attestation of civil documents/Commercial documents, Power of Attorney (POA) relating to civil and property/financial matters, birth certificates, marriage certificates etc. are deemed as other Miscellaneous Consular Services.
  2. For re-issuance of International Driving Permit(IDP) in India, the applicant may apply by submitting the duly filled in Miscellaneous Consular Service Form along with Passport, expired IDP, Indian Driving License and Fee payment receipt to the Embassy. A receipt will be issued by the Embassy after necessary verification. After obtaining the receipt, the applicant can directly apply for fresh issue of IDP through the portal and upload the documents, including the receipt issued by the Embassy and pay the requisite fee online on the web portal. On receipt of application through the portal, the Licensing authority shall issue the IDP after necessary verification and shall courier it directly to the address of applicant.


  1. Application Form for the Misc. Consular services is available at the link:
  2. The duly filled in application along with self attested copy of Passport, RUT, Fee payment receipt and other relevant documents may be sent to the Embassy by Post or delivered physically. Fee schedule is available on the Embassy’s website.
  3. For attestation of Power of Attorney(POA), the applicant is required to visit Embassy and sign over the POA before the Consular Officer.
  4. The attestation of Foreign document will be done only after the document got translated in english and apostilled by the local Foreign Office.
  5. The documents issued by the authorities in India will be attested if the document already got attested by the MEA, New Delhi.
  6. Please read the instructions  above before you start the application process.


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