An embassy is a diplomatic representation of country’s government in another country. It’s functions are:
Transmits the message of its home government to the government of the host country and vice versa.
Informs its home government about important political, social, economic, military and other events happening in the host country.
Promotes its own home culture, economy and science in the host country.
Prepares international treaties and official state visits.
Many embassies have a consular section exercising the functions of a consulate.
A consulate is the representation of the public administration of a country in a foreign town.
First of all, it is responsible for its own fellow-citizens, living or travelling in the host country.
The most important duties of a consulate are:
To establish and renew passports and official documents.
To report births, deaths, marriages, divorces adoptions etc. Happened in the host country to the competent authorities home.
To inform its own citizens living abroad about the social security situation.
To handle the military formalities and control for its own citizens liable to military service.
To help its own citizens in distress or other emergency situations.
To look after its own citizens in detention arrest and to watch over the rule of law and fair trials.
To establish entry visas to foreign citizens and to inform them about immigration-, residence -and work permits.
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British High Commission in New Delhi, India
Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021 India
PHONE +91 (11) 2419 2100
Embassy of United States in New Delhi, India
Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021
Consulate General of United States in Chennai, India
Gemini Circle, Chennai 600006, India
Consulate General of United States in Kolkata, India
5/1 Ho Chi Minh Sarani, Kolkata 700071, India
Consulate General of United States in Mumbai, India
C-49, G-Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400051
Consulate General of United States in Hyderabad, India
Paigah Palace, 1-8-323, Chiran Fort Lane, Begumpet, Secunderabad- 500003, Andhra Pradesh
PHONE 040-4625-8222 / 0120-484-4644
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Embassies in india
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