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COVID-19 Alert

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.

TATKAAL’ Passport Service is an ‘Emergency’ Passport Service. All applicants (except below mentioned categories) residing in the Consular jurisdiction of CGI, Toronto and having valid Passport and Valid Visa Status are eligible to apply for re-issue of Passport under Tatkaal Passport Scheme.

Following Category of applicants can not apply under Tatkaal Passport Scheme:

1) Lost / Damaged beyond recognition / Stolen Passport

2)  Expired Visa Status

3)  Change in following Personal Particulars:-

(a) Sex

(b) DoB

(c) Place of Birth

(d) Signature

(e) Appearance

(f) Major Change in Name

(g) Change of Father/Mother name

In case of emergency or Tatkal passport, applications may be sent by post to BLS Brampton.


Requirements :

  • Duly filled Application form- https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/. Kindly ensure to mention one Indian and one Canadian address in the Passport application form.
  • One recent photograph size (2inch x 2inch) with plain white background and dress in preferably in colours offering contrast with background for clarity. Please refer to Photo Specifications here.
  • Original passport of the applicant along with a copy of first and last page of the passport.
  • Original and a copy of PR card/study permit/work permit/visitor record.
  • Please note that in case of PR card issued or reissued after 01.01.2015, original landing paper with a photocopy is also required.
  • A copy of proof of address (copy of driving licence or any other government issued address proof).
  • Kindly fill passport particulars in passport application form as per the old passport. If there is any change in passport particulars, the applicant is requested to bring all the requisite documents in original and a copy of thereof.

Processing Fee :

C$ 199/- under Tatkal scheme in addition to the normal fee (adult C$ 103 and minor C$ 70).Total fee for applicant over 15 years of age is C$ 302/-( C$ 100 + C$ 199+C$3 ICWF) and for minor (below 15 years of age) it is C$ 269 ( C$ 67+ C$199+C$3 ICWF).Fees can be paid through debit card/bank draft/money order.

Processing Time:

4-5  Business Days

Please Note : 

  • Fee structure is subject to change without notice.
  • All relevant documents must be presented in original with a self attested photocopy. These are the broad guidelines. The Consulate reserves the right to examine each individual case on its merit and may require additional information / documents / personal interview with the applicant. Please send a written query by letter / fax / e-mail to passport.toronto@mea.gov.in.
  • Please attach with your application a typed or neatly hand-written list of all original documents submitted with your application.
  • Application should be submitted at BLS
  • If a passport is expired three years ago or beyond, it will be not accepted under Tatkaal. Passport application in such cases should be presented in person at BLS.
  • The Consulate will not be responsible for any delay caused due to procedural/technical reasons.