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Welcome to the information service of the New.Zealand Consulate in Chennai, India.

The New.Zealand Consulate is headed by an Honorary Consul who is available to assist and advise New.Zealanders visiting or residing in Chennai and the state of Tamil Naidu. Indian citizens interested in New.Zealand should direct their enquiries to the New Zealand High Commission in New Delhi.

The New Zealand High Commission to India is responsible for:

  • diplomatic, political and trade relations between New Zealand and India

  • assisting New Zealanders who encounter problems while holidaying or residing in India

  • official New Zealand representation at cultural and commemorative events in India

The New Zealand High Commissioner to India is Ms Joanna Kempkers.

The High Commission is supported by a Consulate-General in Mumbai (Maharashtra), and a Consulate in Chennai (Tamil Naidu). The New Zealand Consulate in Chennai is headed by Honorary Consul, Mr Lakshminarayan Ganesh.

The Consulate provides certain services for the New Zealand High Commission, which are explained in the sections Information for New Zealanders and Notarial Services and Fees. Appointments at the Consulate are by prior arrangement.


[updated Nov 2019]

Please phone between 08:00 and 17:30 (8am and 5:30pm) Mon-Fri or email for more information or to arrange an appointment:

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(+91-44) 2811 2472

(+91-44) 2811 2449 (fax)



New Zealand Consulate

132 Cathedral Road

Chennai 600086
Tamil Naidu


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