You or your agent can submit your application at any VFS Canada Visa Application Centre in India. However, if you or your agent wishes to file an application with VFS at a location where the application would have to be specially forwarded to either Delhi or Chandigarh, you must choose from the following options
VFS Visa Application Centers are located in the following cities in India
New Delhi, Chandigarh & Jalandhar (Northern India)
Chennai, Bangalore & Hyderabad (Southern India)
Kolkata (Eastern India)
Mumbai & Ahmedabad (Western India)
Kindly make note the following jurisdiction areas while you deposit your application.
For applicants residing in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh & Haryana (Residents of district Ambala, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar & Panchkula), your application should normally be submitted at The Consulate General of Canada at Chandigarh.
For applicants residing in any other part of India except the above, your application should normally be submitted at The Canada High Commission at New Delhi.
The application will be accepted by VFS with the normal supporting activities, but once received and recorded; the application will be couriered to Delhi / Chandigarh as per the jurisdiction applicable. For this service VFS has the authority to charge a courier fee of INR. 255 to be borne by the applicant.
You or your agent has the option of presenting the application directly to the Canada High Commission / Consulate General during posted service times between the following timings.
Canada High Commission, New Delhi – Monday to Thursday – 11 am to 12 pm
Consulate General of Canada, Chandigarh – Monday to Thursday – 11 am to 12 pm
You should note, however, that applications filed outside of the area served by the Canada High Commission / Consulate General will normally not be accepted unless exceptional circumstances exist for acceptance. This is a requirement of Canada Immigration Regulations.
The application can be accepted by VFS and forwarded in the regular manner to Delhi / Chandigarh. However, this will result in a significant increase in processing time. After screening at the Canada High Commission / Consulate General, the application will be forwarded to the correct office via diplomatic bag. At present, this schedule is, at most, once per week.