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'Flag Hoisting Ceremony on India's 71st Independence Day on 15 August 2017' at the Indian Consulate| India-UK Cricket Photo Exhibition at the Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh - 13th - 20th July, 2017| Extension of deadline for Conversion of PIO Cards to OCI Cards upto 31st December 2017 | External Affairs Minister's message on 'Passport Seva Diwas'- 24 June 2017 | The Consulate will remain closed on the occasion of Id'ul Fitr on Monday, 26 June, 2017 - During the holidays, in case of any emergency, members of the public can contact the Consulate at telephone Number: 0131- 2292144. | Yoga Quiz - 3rd International Day of Yoga 2017 - 21 June 2017 | 3rd International Day of Yoga” (IDY) at Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 at 10:00 am to 11:30 am (and other cities in Scotland on different dates) | 24x7 Toll Free Multi-Lingual Tourist Help Line in 12 International Languages - Toll Free number 1800111363 or short code 1363 | Urgent Notice to PIO card holders for conversion of their PIO cards into OCI cards before the last date, i.e., 30th June, 2017 | Advisory to Indians travelling to Scotland | Press Release- Launching of India – U.K. Year of Culture in Edinburgh | Conversion of PIO Cards into OCI Cards extended until 30 June 2017 | Changes in Consular Services fees with effect from 01 February 2017 | Use and feedback /suggestions on recently launched AIRSEWA initiative by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India | Updated FAQs on withdrawal of old Bank Notes of ₹ 500 and ₹ 1000 | Exchange or Deposit of the old series Indian bank notes of Rs. 500 and 1000 denominations (Specified Bank Notes – SBNs) | Live Streaming of the events of PBD 2017 | Pravasi Bharatiya Divas events in Bengaluru from 7-9 January 2017 - Special Discounted rates for registered PBD delegates. | Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 7-9 January 2017 Bengaluru-B2B Platform | Internship with Us...Click here for more details | Alert warning to e-Tourist Visa seekers intending to apply for e-Tourist Visa to visit India | Public Advisory on Phasing Out of Handwritten Passports | Internship at the Indian Consulate - an Opportunity for the Scholars to familiarise with the process of India's Foreign Policy Making in the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India vis-a-vis the functioning of the Government of India. | Introduction of Mandatory Biometric Enrolment for Seven Visa Categories With Effect From August 19, 2016 | Conversion of PIO Cards into OCI Cards will be done free of charge (Gratis) for applications submitted until 31st December 2016 |

Press Releases and Statements

Launching of India – U.K. Year of Culture in Edinburgh

Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) at the 23rd Rehabilitation International World Congress at Edinburgh, Scotland

Press Note on Three Guinness World Records from Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India

Hon’ble Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs chaired the 5th Board meeting of India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI) on 5.12.2015 in her capacity as Chairperson of the India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI)

Applications for Visa, OCI, Passport services will be accepted only at VFS center w.e.f 2nd March 2015. Click here for details.

Introduction of Biometrics, appointment for physical submission of application for Visa, Passport and OCI. Click here for details.

Appointments w.e.f 01st March 2015 can be booked at the VFS website ( w.e.f. 23rd Feb 2015.

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India-UK Year of Culture 2017

Nritya Sandhya by Scottish Indian Arts Forum (SIAF) in associaiton with the Indian Consulate in Edinburgh Saturday, 24 June 2017 at 05:00 to 07:00 pm

Shree Jagannath Ratha Yatra 2017 (The Festival of Chariots) on Sunday, 25 June 2017 at Edinburgh Hindu Mandir

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ICCR sponsored Dancers' Guild performances, 23 Oct, 2016, at Glasgow (organized jointly by Peace Arts and Bangiya Sanskritik Parishad)       Read More

3rd edition of the Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) from 20-21 January, 2017 and Golf session on 19 January 2017


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