Terror attacks in Turkey, including in Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir and other cities point to a heightened threat from terrorism. Further terror attacks, targeted and indiscriminate, cannot be ruled out. Indian nationals residing in/visiting Turkey are requested to be extremely careful and vigilant and aware of their immediate surroundings. Avoid crowded places/demonstrations/rallies and large gatherings. Please follow instructions of local/security authorities and monitor local news.
Travel to parts of Turkey along the border with Syria, Iraq and Iran may be avoided.
In case of emergency or any difficulty, please contact Embassy in Ankara/Consulate in Istanbul.
Emergency contact numbers
Embassy of India Ankara
Shri Stalin Babu Cheekatla, First Secretary
Tel: +90 312 4408259
Mob: +90 5303 142203[outside office hours]
Mr. Mohan Lal, Second Secretary (HOC)
Tel : +90 312 4385371
Mob:+90 5303 142205 [outside office hours]
Consulate General of India, Istanbul
Mr. Puranjoy Das, Assistant Consular Officer
Tel No: (90) 212 2910942 [during office hours]
(90) 541 2385632 [after office hours]