Tourist visa is granted to Canadian citizens and other nationals whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, attending a short term yoga programme. and no other purpose/activity.
It usually requires 7 business days to grant Tourist Visa, excluding the time taken in postal transmission.
How to apply and the fee charged
You need to download the form by clicking here. Submit the form at one of the offices of our outsourcing agents, BLS International. Their office addresses, timings, phone numbers and e-mail address can be found by clicking here.The fee will be C$ 64 (including C$ 2 surcharges) upto six months validity, C$ 102 (including C$ 2 surcharges) upto one year validity and C$ 202 (including C$ 2 surcharges) upto ten year validity. You will be required to pay processing fee to M/s BLS International Limited separately. Please consult them about the total cost and the exact procedure for remitting the fee.
- Duly completed Visa application form.
- Two recent passport size (51mm x 51mm) colour photos showing full frontal face against a white background. One photo needs to be pasted on the application form and other enclosed separately.
- Passport with minimum of 6 months validity and at least 2 blank pages.
- Proof of address.
- For persons who have held an Indian Passport in past and their children - proof of Renunciation of Indian Citizenship and Immigration status at time of arrival in Canada
Applicants having Non-Canadian Passports
If you have a non-Canadian Passport, the fee and the processing time can be significantly different. Please consult our outsourcing agents, BLS International for details. Their office addresses, timings, phone numbers and e-mail address can be found by clicking here.
Applicants having Pakistani Passport or persons of Pakistani origin
If you, or your parents or grandparents have/had Pakistani citizenship, a different procedure is required to be followed in your case. Please click here for details.
Please do read the General Instructions by clicking here.