IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING FRAUDULENT CALLS
It has come to our notice that some Indian nationals have been receiving fraudulent calls from unscrupulous persons about their Canadian visa/immigration status. At times, the callers have even spoofed the phone numbers of the Consulate. This is to inform that these calls are not made by any official of the Consulate. It may be noted that the Consulate does not deal with the immigrant Indians regarding their Canadian visa/immigration status. Since this is a matter concerning Canadian visa / immigration, it is suggested that such incidents be reported promptly to local police authorities.
The Consulate General of India never asks for any payments for its services other than those listed at the Consulate's website. It is advised not to believe or fall in a trap of any unscrupulous elements.
No appointment is required to meet Consul General Mr. Dinesh Bhatia every Friday from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.
The Consulate does not accept any applications directly, except for Emergency Visa, Emergency Passport (Tatkaal), and Attestations. These services are available at the Consulate as per following timings :
Submission/Queries: 9:30 am to 12:30 noon (Monday to Friday)
Collection: Morning/Evening (as informed at the time of submission).
Please note that no submission/queries will be entertained beyond timings mentioned above
Consulate's EMERGENCY contact number (only for genuine emergency after office hours and weekends) : 647 668 4108
The Consulate General of India, Toronto 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)
Applications relating to Passport, Visa, Surrender Certificate, Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI), conversion of Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) to OCI, Certificate of Birth, Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) and other consular services except attestation of documents shall be submitted to the outsourcing agency - BLS International Services Canada Inc. (BLS). The website of BLS is:www.blsindia-canada.com. The relevant application forms could be downloaded from BLS website: www.blsindia-canada.com
Online Indian visa application forms are available at India's Home Ministry's website: http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Indian e-Tourist Visa (eTV) now available for Canadian citizens who may apply at https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html. There are some self proclaimed service providers who lure applicants for eTV service. The Government of India has no authorised agency to process e TV. The applicants are, therefore advised to apply directly on the link provided. Involvement of any outsourced agency or agent is not required. For details click HERE.
Government of India has made arrangements with some foreign countries to issue "e-Tourist Visa/Visa on arrival or No visa" to Indian Passport holders. You may click here to see the list of such countries. applicants for Consular, Passport, Visa service are informed that Courier charges are not mandatory, if an applicant is charged against his/her wish, the matter can be reported to: firstname.lastname@example.org;
You are also informed that postal service is not available for residents of GTA area.