The Indian government recently restored e-Visa services for Canadian nationals planning travel to India.

Key Points:

  • As of Dec. 20, Canadian nationals can use India’s e-Visa platform to apply online for various visas, including the:
    • E-Tourist Visa.
    • E-Business Visa.
    • E-Conference Visa.
    • E-Medical Visa.
    • E-Medical Attendant Visa.
  • Indian authorities have now restored e-Visa services to 165 countries; more information regarding India’s e-Visa platform is available here.

Additional Information: Individuals travelling to India are advised to review instructions available on India’s Bureau of Immigration website before applying.

BAL Analysis: The resumption of India’s e-Visa services for Canadian nationals is welcome news, as such services have been suspended since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indian authorities restored its e-Visa services to eliminate barriers to entry and streamline the visa application process for U.K. nationals planning travel to the country.

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