Due to severe snow & road condition, and public transportation failure, our staff are stuck on the road. BLS Brampton & Toronto ( Scarborough) centers are expected to open late, and work with minimal staff today. All appointments may not be accommodated for aforesaid reason. Thanks for your cooperation
Tourist Visa Advisory for all jurisdictions, Click here
Tourist visa fee (Single entry for 1 month), Please refer to Visa fees section of Tourist visa Click here
CONSULATE FEES HAVE BEEN REVISED WITH EFFECT FROM 1st APRIL 2021 AS DETAILED IN THE WEBSITE. YOU NEED TO SUBMIT THE CORRECT FEE AMOUNT, OTHERWISE APPLICATION CANNOT BE PROCESSED.
FOR ALL JURISDICTIONS:
All Application Form needs to be in Portrait format. Landscape format is not acceptable and your application would be rejected.
TORONTO AND OTTAWA JURISDICTION
Application Submission at the BLS Center is Strictly by Appointment Only between 8:30 AM & 1:30 PM. The Center Opens at 8 AM and Submission closes at 2 PM. One Appointment is for One Application only. (E.g. for family application of 3 members you need to book 3 appointments). To Book Your Appointment, Please Visit BLS Website https://www.blsindia-canada.com/appointmentbls/appointment.php
To Enter (between 8:30 AM and 1:30 PM) & Submit Your Application at the BLS Center, You Need to Produce at the Gate.
> Your Appointment Document and Original Passport (Passport number needs to match with the one mentioned in Appointment Document)
> A valid COVID19 vaccination Report
> Wearing a compliant Covid Mask
> Non-Exposure to COVID-19
for, Entry Visa on Emergency Grounds
In case of demise or serious illness of immediate family members (parents, siblings, children) applicants of Indian origin may seek appointment for Entry visa on emergency grounds, at www.cgitoronto.gov.in/sampark.
IMPORTANT: ALL BLS CENTERS IN VANCOUVER JURISDICTION (SURREY, CALGARY, VANCOUVER AND EDMONTON) WILL BE ACCEPTING VISA AND OCI APPLICATIONS STRICTLY ON APPOINTMENT BASIS. NO WALK-INS WILL BE ENTERTAINED WITHOUT APPOINTMENT. PLEASE BRING ALONG PRINTOUT OF YOUR APPOINTMENT CONFIRMATION. (WALK IN APPLICATIONS CAN BE ACCEPTED ONLY FOR PASSPORT REISSUE AND PCC APPLICATIONS)
Important Note for Visa & Tatkal Postal Applications:
(Only BLS Brampton, Toronto & Winnipeg accepts Tatkal Passport applications)
While handing over your Visa or Tatkal application documents to Purolator Courier, please mention with marker pen on the Purolator
We are maintaining 24 hrs quarantine of documents and complete hygiene is being maintained at our Postal Hub.
During this Pandemic and Provincial lock-down, postal application processing time at BLS Quarantined Postal Hub at Brampton, Surrey and Ottawa is 3 - 5 business days to process and send the application to Consulate for their decisioning process. The time taken at Consulate would depend on the category / merit of your application. You are required to submit your application duly filled up along with document checklist as mentioned on BLS website. Incomplete or Erroneous applications would be returned back, to you.
The postal applications are accepted ONLY at the below mentioned centers-
|TORONTO||BRAMPTON||40 Gillingham Drive, Unit 403, Brampton, ON, L6X 4X7|
|OTTAWA||OTTAWA||150 Montreal Road, Unit 105, ON, K1L 8H2|
|VANCOUVER||SURREY||Unit 201-8140 120th Street, BC, V3W 3N3|
If you see your document status as "Ready for Collection" but you have not taken the Drop-off service, you may click the link https://www.blsindia-canada.com/postalbls/, select and pay for Drop off Service for the Document delivery through Purolator courier.
You can submit your application in two minutes: Please click the 'Self Help' link below, your application will be picked up by Purolator and submitted to BLS and further to the Consulate.
(Please ensure that you choose both, the courier Pick-up & Drop-off option) https://www.blsindia-canada.com/postalbls/
VISA PROCESS (DURING COVID-19)
Online visa application form duly filled and signed by the applicant on the link- https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/ Please refer to the details of the respective Consulate/Mission. Please read the details carefully depending upon the jurisdiction you fall in. Please refer to the checklist for the documents required to be submitted along with the form.