The PBD 2019 delegate/participant would submit a request for refund of registration fees by sending an email to supportpbd@mea.gov.in giving his full name, registration number allotted at the time of making payment, amount paid, date of registration and his bank account details. Copy of online payment receipt to be enclosed.

All online refund requests received by the Ministry of External Affairs up to 31 December 2018, would be processed by the PBD Secretariat.

After verifying the online payment made by the concerned PBD delegate for his/her registration and concerned bank of whose payment gateway was used for making payment, the PBD Secretariat would approach the Accounts Department of the Ministry of External Affairs for approval for refund of 50%registration fees. Thereafter, Ministry will advise concerned bank to remit the refund amount to the concerned PBD delegate/participant’s bank account.

It is mandatory that name, address of PBD delegate should be similar in the bank account in which refund amount has to be credited;otherwise it may lead to case of no refund by the bank.

Requests for refund like

  • not travelled to India
  • Registered and paid for 2/3 days and attended PBD for 1/2 days will not be entertained

Service tax levied by the concerned bank for remitting there fund amount to the concerned PBD delegate/Participant would be borne by the Ministry of External Affairs.