All foreign nationals need a visa to enter India. Details may be viewed here.
Visa applicants are required to visit http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/ and submit on-line Visa form. Take a print out of the form submitted on line and send it to one of the offices of BLS International Services Canada Inc.. along with all other required documents. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
Visas are issued on passports and NOT on TravelDocuments except in the case of Tibetans. The passport should be valid for a minimum period of 190 days.
The Consulate General of India reserves the right to delay or refuse visa without assigning any reasons. Visas are issued subject to various checks and clearances. Acceptance of visa application does not necessarily mean grant of visa.
Former Indian passport holders, while applying for visa are required to submit their Canadian passport with Surrender Certificate or surrendered Indian passport.
Fees once charged will not be refunded even in cases where visa is refused or application is withdrawn.
No vaccination is necessary for those traveling to India from Canada. However, persons coming from or passing through Yellow Fever infected areas are required to be in possession of a valid certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever before arriving in India.
Long Term Visa holders of staying for more than 180 days are required to register at their nearest Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) or District Superintendents of Police in districts in the prescribed form.
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