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Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in Geneva

Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in Geneva, located at Av. Appia 21, 1292 Chambesy. View a location map, get driving directions or view the information about the address, phone, fax, office hours, official website, Facebook page, Twitter, consular services, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Address

    Av. Appia 21, 1292 Chambesy
    1202 Geneva
  • Telephone

  • +41 22 717 0600
  • Fax

  • +41 22 717 0603
  • Email

  • [email protected]
  • Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Location Map

Location map of the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in Geneva


Office website

Social Media

Head of Mission

Arindam Bagchi, Ambassador and Permanent Representative

Indian Passports

The government of India issues several types of passports, including:

Regular Passport (Dark Blue cover): This is the standard passport issued to Indian citizens for general travel purposes. It is a "Type P" passport, P stands for Personal.

Diplomatic Passport (Maroon cover): Diplomatic passports are issued to diplomats, Members of Parliament, members of the Union Council of Ministers, and individuals representing the Indian government on diplomatic missions abroad. It is a "Type D" passport, D standing for Diplomatic.

Official Passport (White cover): Official passports are issued to government officials, members of the Indian Armed Forces, members of the Indian diplomatic corps, and individuals representing the Indian government on official business or diplomatic missions. It is a "Type S" passport, S stands for Service.

Consular Assistance

Indian embassies and consulates offer vital consular services to Indian citizens abroad, including issuing, renewing, and replacing passports. They also provide crucial assistance in emergencies, such as accidents, illnesses, or legal matters. These diplomatic missions are essential support systems for Indian nationals traveling or living overseas, ensuring their safety and well-being while away from home. Their services are pivotal in addressing the needs and concerns of Indian citizens during their international travels or stays.

Emergency Travel Document (EC)

The Emergency Travel Document or Emergency Certificate (EC) is a one-way travel document issued to Indian citizens who have no valid travel documents and need to return to India on an emergency basis. EC is issued to those citizens of India to whom a new passport cannot be issued in an emergency in a short period of time. It allows the holder to travel back to India.

Besides Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in Geneva India also has 2 representations in the following cities of Switzerland:

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Switzerland in India

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This page was last edited on 30 March 2024 at 05:46 AM (EST).