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This section of the site contains information on services offered by the Embassy of Italy in New Delhi

The Consular Section has the task of ensuring the protection of Italians in India and offers various services. The services must be provided according to the principles of equality, impartiality, efficiency and transparency, with the objective of protecting Italian citizens, their fundamental rights and personal freedom. Protection concerns, for example, cases of death, accident, serious illness, arrest or detention, acts of violence, assistance in the event of serious crises (natural disasters, civil unrest, armed conflicts, etc.), issuance of emergency travel documents, due to loss or theft of the passport, in favor of non-resident Italian citizens.

Access to the Consular Section
Access to the Consular Section of the Italian Embassy in New Delhi is allowed by appointment only. To request an appointment, contact: or register on the online application OnLine Booking

Timetable of services for Italian nationals
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9.00 - 12.00 / 15.00 - 16.00
Friday: 9:00 - 12:00

Return of lost /stolen passports recovered abroad
Passport that were declared lost or stolen abroad and subsequently found by the local Authorities must be returned to the Consular authority in whose territorial jurisdiction the theft or loss occurred.

We urge Italian citizens that have suffered a theft / loss in India to contact the Embassy Consular Section at: in order to determine whether their documents have been recovered.

It should be noted that collection of the passport may take place in the following ways:
• collection from the Consular Office by the applicant;
• delivery by post, with shipping costs charged to the applicant.

Please, note that unclaimed documents will be destroyed without further communications, at the end of the period of one year from the date of recovery by the local authorities of the stolen / lost passports.