About Us Discontinuation of Walk-in Services

In the wake of outbreak of Corona virus (COVID-19), it has been decided to suspend all walk-in /over the counter services at the Consulate General of India, Toronto with immediate effect, until further notice.

For Passport / PCC / OCI services –  Please send your Passport, OCI and Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) applications at the BLS by Post/courier.  BLS is offering postal service due to COVID-19.  Please contact their call centres / customer service  to book your postal application at the given numbers (Brampton/Toronto – 4163072237;  Winnipeg- 2042853985. BLS can also be contacted by email at – qc.ca@blsinternational.net  (website - https://www.blsindia-canada.com/). Services may have longer processing times.


Passport services

Please see the website and FAQs at this link.


Visa services –  

Currently visa applications are accepted only through BLS International Services. In cases of emergency applicants are advised to detail the entire case with relevant papers at visa.toronto@mea.gov.in or cons.toronto@mea.gov.in). Only cases related to death/serious illness of an immediate family member (parent, child or sibling. Indirect family members are not included in this criteria) are considered emergency cases. The applicant should visit the Consulate for obtaining visa, only after the approval is given on email.

For latest guidelines on various categories of visas currently being issued, you may visit Consulate General of India, Toronto, Canada : Press Releases (cgitoronto.gov.in)


For documents required and fee to be paid, please refer to the relevant page for the desired service on Consulate’s website under Consular Tab –  www.cgitoronto.gov.in      

Please note that original documents are not required to be sent for services at the Consulate, only photocopies need to be sent.

How to pay fee - Fee for services at the Consulate is to be paid by Bank Draft / Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘Consulate General of India, Toronto’. 

Important Note: Due to COVID-19, Consulate is working with skeletal strength, we seek your cooperation. Delays may be expected in the given circumstances.

  • Consulate will not be responsible for loss of passport or other documents in transit by post.
  • Please do not forget to send self-addressed prepaid envelope for return of serviced documents.

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