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India Temporarily Suspends Visa Route For Canadians: On Thursday, the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson confirmed that India temporarily suspended all visa services for Canada indefinitely, citing operational reasons. 

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Earlier, BLS also pushed out the latest notification on the temporary suspension of visa services. In this article, we will discuss India temporarily suspends visa route for Canadians, and we will also solve all visa-related queries. 

India Temporarily Suspends Visa Route For Canadians

According to the information, due to some operational reasons and security threats, all the Indian visa services for Canadians have been suspended until further notice from 21 September 2023.

Also, please keep checking the BLS website for further India-Canada visa or other updates, the website said. 

India has also issued a travel advisory asking the citizens of India, including students and residents who are planning to travel to Canada, to exercise caution. 

According to the latest release issued by the (MEA) Ministry of External Affairs, they have been advised to avoid traveling to the potential venues and some regions in Canada that have seen increasing anti-India activities.

One particularly crucial advice for all Indian students in Canada is to exercise extreme caution and remain alert. 

This move comes after India comes amid strain in India-Canada relations after Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada, alleged on Monday that India’s government was behind Hardeep Singh Nijjar’s fatal shooting.

India-Canada Visa-Related Queries

1. Are all visas suspended?

Yes, there is no new visas are given to Canadians. 

2. When will the visa services restart?

All the visa services are suspended till further notice.

3. Why has the service been suspended?

India has suspended visa services due to escalating tensions with Canada

4. Can Indians travel to Canada?

Yes, there are no restrictions placed on Indian travelers yet.

5. What happens to the current visa?

There is no restriction on traveling on valid Indian visas.

6. Are e-visa services operational?

No, e-visas services have also been put on temporary hold.

7. Can a person return from Canada on an existing visa?

Yes, the individual can return from Canada because there is no restriction on valid visas.

8. What happens to visitors of Canada planning to come to India?

No residents of Canada can receive a new visa to travel to India. However, there will be no impact on the residents having valid visas.

So, it is all about India Temporarily Suspends Visa Route For Canadians.

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