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Safety of Indian Political Officials Prompts Partial Resumption of Visa Services in Canada


India is going to partially restart visa services in Canada from today, September 26, 2023. As Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar had given this information in a statement on Sunday itself, we are very concerned about the safety of Indian political officials in Canada. And if their security shows any improvement, we can resume our visa services.

Only after the statement of the Indian Foreign Minister, the statement of the Indian High Commission and Consulate General located in


Canada came today and they also posted on X ( previously known as twitter) It is going to restart visa services in those four categories:


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Getting VISA

entry visa


business visa


Getting VISAmedical visa


conference visa

Although visa services have been partially resumed, there is a possibility of full resumption of visa services in the future. The Indian High Commission in Ottawa and the Consulate General in Vancouver and Toronto informed by issuing a new release and further informed that This decision is a step taken after reviewing the security issues and this step taken by India is being seen as such that the tension between the two countries can be reduced in the future.


As further stated in the release, this suspension of visa services was done due to security reasons, for which we were forced to do so. Both the Indian High Commission and the Consulate General said that in the coming times, the emergency situation will be evaluated and the situation will change as per the situation. We will continue to take steps. We will still continue to evaluate and steps will be taken as per the situation.

As Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had said on Sunday, the main reason behind temporarily stopping the visa services was the security of our political leaders. Citing the Vienna Convention, he said that the environment of security provided to Indian officials by Canada is Doing so is one of the fundamental principles of the Vienna Convention.

As we know, visa services were suspended from the Indian side on 21 September 2023, and then Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that our diplomatic unit is receiving threats in Canada and they are not able to do their work properly. Due to which visa services are being suspended, he further explained how anti-India elements are allowed to stay in Canada and what kind of immunity they have in Canada for anti-India activities.

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