About Us Emergency Services

General Information :

  • Emergency visa is issued for travel to India in a medical or any other genuine humanitarian emergency.
  • Emergency Visa  has to be applied at the Consulate (365 Bloor Street (E), Suite 700, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3L4).
  • The Consulate normally issues one year multiple entry Tourist visa under Emergency Services.
  • Emergency visa can be applied only if the travel is within the next 48 hours from the time of submitting of application.  
  • Applicant must attach a copy of confirmed air ticket.  
  • Visa will be granted subject to usual checks.

Process/Requirement :

  • You need to fill-in online form at https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/.
  • Take  print out of visa application form, put your signatures at the marked places on both the pages of application form and paste your photograph of size 2" x 2"(please do not staple the picture).
  • Attach photocopy of your Canadian Passport (main photo page) along with proof of address. (For address proof you may submit your driving license). You are also required to submit the self declaration expressing the emergency.
  • If applicant is minor below 18 years of age, attach parents' consent form and copy of the birth certificate ( detailed/long one) of the minor and main pages of parent's passport.
  • Attach air ticket alongwith proof of an emergency.
  •  Fees:C$ 212 (C$ 153 visa fee + C$ 55 emergency charges + C$ 4 ICWF fee)(w.e.f April 1, 2017). Fees can be paid through debit card/bank draft/money orderBank draft should be payable in the name of 'Consulate General of India, Toronto'.
  • Please arrange your papers in order and place them in your passport before submission at visa counter of the Consulate.

Please Note : 

  • The emergency service is only for Canadian Citizens - Excluding Canadian citizens of Pakistan Origin.
  • Applications are received in person from Monday to Friday at Consulate, except on holidays - for holidays do check notice on our home page. For emergency visa on Saturdays, you are advised to visit the Consulate at 7th Floor, 365 Bloor Street East from 1000 hours to 1330 hours with a air ticket for the same or of the following day, which is Sunday.