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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.

Attestation (by Post) – Services for Indian nationals for attestation of POA (except WILL), civil documents, affidavits, commercial documents,  driving licence, issue of life certificate, issue of certificate of DOB Certificate, Marriage, death, NRI, service related to transportation of mortal remains / ashes may be sent by post to the Consulate (365 Bloor Street East, Toronto).

Canadian nationals will be required to do prior notarization/authentication of documents at Service Ontario (222 Jarvis Street, Toronto) and thereafter will send the documents to the Consulate by Post for attestation. 

Requirements:

  • Duly filled in Miscellaneous application form(Click here).
  • Attach original POA which needs to be attested along with its copy
  • Fee is to be paid by bank draft/money order in the name of Consulate General of India, Toronto
  • Attach copy of passport first and last page
  • Attach copy of valid PR card/Work or Study permit (for Indian nationals)
  • Attach copy of Canadian passport.
  • Attach proof of address in Canada (Canadian driving licence, Gas, Electricity or landline telephone bill displaying applicant's address and House lease agreement.
  • Attach a self-addressed prepaid envelope for return of serviced documents.

Fee to be paid:

For Power of Attorney regarding property matters : C$ 35. Please Note that C$ 35 is for one seal & signature, if you need it on more pages fee applicable will be C$ 35 x number of pages on which you need seal and signature.  Please specify pages in case more than one page is to be attested.

For other civil documents :  C$ 19. It is clarified that the fee of C$ 19 is for one seal & signature, if you need signature and seal on more pages, fee applicable will be C$ 19 x number of pages.

Please note that original passport or other documents (except POA to be attested) are not sought by the Consulate given the situation of COVID-19, only copies are required to be sent. However, if originals are sent by mistake, Consulate will return them, however, it will not be responsible for loss of these documents in transit by post.

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

Please note that no service is being rendered on attestation of WILL given the requirement of presence of applicant and witnesses in person at the Consulate due to  COVID-19

2-3 weeks processing time subject to all documents being in order.

For any queries, you may write to cons.toronto@mea.gov.in