India restores e-visa facility for Canadian passport holders: Key things to know

India has restored e-visa facilities for Canadian passport holders, the Indian High Commission, Ottawa, Canada, said on Tuesday. “The e-Visa facility for Canadian passport holders has been restored with effect from December 20, 2022,” the Indian High Commission in Ottawa said in a statement.

1) Canadian passport holders wishing to visit India for tourism, business, medical or conference purposes. He can apply for an e-Visa at and follow the instructions given there.

2) Canadian passport holders wishing to travel to India for any purpose, who do not have an e-Visa, can apply for a paper visa at

3) The same process applies to holders of Laissez-passer travel documents, the statement said.

4) The Indian High Commission has said that those who have applied for a visa through various Canadian BLS Centers are advised to wait for the same to be issued.

5) “All such applications will be processed on a priority basis. Applicants who wish to withdraw their respective visa applications may do so by visiting https://www.bisindia and selecting the option to withdraw their application.” he said let go.

6) “Canadian BLS Centers for tourism, business——————————————- ————————————————– ———– to the same visa is available to others seeking consular services,” he added.

India eVisa is one of the fastest methods to visit India. Service to India was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to apply for eVisa

– You can apply online and upload your photo and passport image

-Pay the eVisa fee online using a payment wallet or credit/debit card.

-The Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) will be sent to your email

-Give the printed ETA at the Immigration Check Post, where the eVisa will be stamped on the passport.

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