Tourist Visa
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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.

Processing Time 
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$ 153+ C$ 4 for a Tourist Visa of  one 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. 


Requirements:

  • 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.

Address: High Commission of India, 10, Springfield Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1M 1C9

Working hours: 0900 hours to 1730 hours (Monday to Friday)
Telephone Numbers: 613 744 3751, 613 744 3752, 613 744 3753
Fax Number: 613 744 3033 / 613 744 0913.
E-Mail : hicomind@hciottawa.ca