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Indian Embassy for New Zealand

Indian High Commission in New Zealand

Address: 9th floor, 180 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington 6015
City: Wellington (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +12 hours)
Tel.: (04) 473 6390
Fax: (04) 499 0665
Emergency Tel.: 021-539817
Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9.30 – 17.30
Consular hours: Monday to Friday, 9.30 – 13.00 

The High Commission of India has the jurisdiction over New Zealand, Republic of Samoa & Niue.

Consular Services constitute an important segment of the overall services being rendered by the High Commission and it has always been the endeavour of the High Commission to provide these services efficiently. Every effort has been made to provide detailed information on each service, viz. Visas, Passport Services, OCI, PIO Card, Miscellaneous Consular Services such as PCC, Birth Certificate, Attestation of Documents, etc.

NOTE: No queries regarding receipt of applications, status of visas, passports or miscellaneous consular services will be entertained before the processing time limit indicated for each service. Processing time of applications is calculated from the date of receipt of application at the High Commission.

Applications for all passport/consular services are received at the counter from 9.30 hours to 13.00 hours on all working days.

Emergencies by definition refer to unexpected urgent situation. Emergency applications must be supported by documentary evidence.

Most of the applications are processed within 15 working days. However; it may take up to six weeks in certain cases.

Fee can only be paid by Banker Cheque drawn in favour of “High Commission of India Wellington”. Personal Cheques or Money Orders are NOT accepted. Cash is accepted at the counter, if application is submitted in person.

It may also be noted that fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances, even if the application is withdrawn by the applicant or services are not provided to the individual as his/her case does not qualify for that particular service.

Duplicate passports are issued in lieu of lost/damaged/stolen passports for a fee of NZ$ 200/-. The relevant application should be submitted along with four recent photographs, police report, photocopy of lost passport, or any other document in support of the applicant’s Indian nationality and a sworn affidavit in the prescribed format. The affidavit can be sworn at the High Commission.

Emergency certificate is a one-way travel-one-time document, which is issued to Indian nationals who do not hold valid Indian passports and need to travel back to India. It is usually issued to persons detained by New Zealand authorities who are to be deported back to India and to Indian nationals who wish to travel to India on an emergency basis.

The Embassy is closed on the following public holidays:

  • New Year's Day January 01
  • Republic Day January 26
  • Waitangi Day February 06
  • Holi March 27
  • Good Friday March/April
  • ANZAC Day March/April
  • Buddha Purnima May 25
  • Idu'l Fitr August
  • Independence Day August 15
  • Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday October 02
  • Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami)October 13
  • Idu'l Zuha (Bakrid) October 16
  • Labour Day October 28
  • Diwali (Deepavali) November 03
  • Muharram November 14
  • Guru Nanak's Birthday November 17
  • Christmas Day December 25

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