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For consular emergency involving a Canadian citizen, please contact the High Commission at 011-4178-2000 for immediate assistance.  You can also contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa at

Information about passport and citizenship applications (including forms) is available in the “For Canadians” section.   The standard processing time for a passport is 20 working days plus mail delivery time.  Unfortunately, we do not have resources to acknowledge the receipt of applications or provide status updates, unless the service standard has been exceeded.  

We encourage you to visit to obtain Travel Reports for more than 200 countries, including information on safety and security conditions, health issues, visa requirements, and Consular contact details.  We encourage you to sign up for the Registration of Canadians Abroad, our free and confidential service to help keep you connected to Canada in the event of an emergency.

The Consular Section is unable to provide information regarding Canadian visa applications.  Please send all immigration related enquiries to Information regarding Indian visa and immigration can be found on the following Government of India websites: or  We are unable to assist with Indian visas or immigration requirements.

Information from Elections Canada is available online at

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