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PRESS RELEASE

          The Flag Hoisting Ceremony on the occasion of 66th Republic Day of India will be held  at 10 AM on Monday, 26th January, 2015 at  the Consulate General of India, 365 Bloor Street East, Suite 700, Toronto, ON, M4W 3L4 (Near Bloor and Sherbourne intersection, the nearest Subway Station is Sherbourne). 

2.        All Indians, Person of Indian origin and friends of India are cordially invited to attend the ceremony. 

3.       The programme will include flag hoisting, singing of National Anthem and reading of Hon’ble President’s message by the Consul General followed by serving of refreshment.                                                         

 TORONTO,15TH JANUARY, 2015

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Important information regarding attestation of documents(NO POSTAL SERVICE FOR APPLICANTS FROM GTA AREA (Please click HERE for details)
The Government of India  has merged the PIO card with OCI card scheme with effect from 9th January 2015.  It is  informed that henceforth there shall be only OCI card scheme in existence. (Please click HERE for details)
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 The Consulate General of India is located at 365 Bloor Street East, 7th Floor, Toronto ON M4W 3L4. The closest intersection is Bloor and Sherbourne. The nearest subway is Sherbourne station. (Click here for map).

The Consulate does not accept any applications directly, except for Emergency Visa, Emergency Passport (Tatkaal), and Attestations. These services are available at the Consulate from Monday to Friday:
Submission: 9:00 am to 12:00 (Noon) Collection: Morning/Evening (as informed at the time of submission)

Applications relating to Passport, Visa, Surrender Certificate, Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) card, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Certificate of Birth, Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) and consular services are handled by an outsourcing agency - BLS International Services Canada Inc. (BLS). The website of BLS is:www.blsindia-canada.com. The relevant application forms could also be downloaded from BLS website: www.blsindia-canada.com.

Online Indian visa application forms are available at India's Home Ministry's website at: http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/.

NOTICE

If you have visited any of our consular service centres managed by M/S BLS and faced any kind of problem due to lack of information,improper handling, long waiting hours, extra charges, courier charges imposed even if you request for pick up services, asked to bring in documents repeatedly or you were asked to visit the consulate for further clarification then please share your experience at conscon@cgitoronto.ca and give your valuable suggestions. 

Please note that courier charges for consular services at all BLS centres are not compulsory. If it is charged against your will, kindly inform us immediately at conscon@cgitoronto.ca

Details of consular jurisdiction of Consulate General of India, Toronto and BLS centres are given below:

  • Consular Jurisdiction of the Consulate in Toronto
    Ontario (Except Applicants residing at Postal Code starting with letter K)

    Quebec (Except Applicants residing at Postal Codes starting with letters J, H, K)

    Manitoba New Brunswick Nova Scotia Prince Edward Island Newfoundland

  • Locations of BLS Centres

    Monday to Saturday
    Submission:
    8:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Collection: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Toronto: 1448 Lawrence Avenue E
    Unit 6 A, ON M4A 2V6
    Phone: +1-416 307 2237
    Email: toronto@blsindia-canada.com

    Brampton: 10 Gillingham Drive,
    Unit 201 ON L6X 5A5
    Phone: +1-416 307 2237
    Email: brampton@blsindia-canada.com

    Winnipeg:1806, 201 Portage Avenue
    18th Floor, MB R3B 3K6
    Phone: +1-204-285-3985
    Email: winnipeg@blsindia-canada.com