BLS offices in Surrey and Vancouver will remain closed on October 02, 2023, on account of 'Truth and Reconciliation Day'. Surrey office will be closed on Saturday, September 30, 2023 as well.
In addition to postal submission, Appointments and Walk in modes of submission are open at all BLS centers. In all four centers of Vancouver Jurisdiction, Walk in applications can be submitted between 8:00AM to 1:00PM from Monday to Friday.
To Book your Pickup/Drop off of application please visit https://www.blsindia-canada.com/vancouver-jurisdiction/postalbls.php
Application Submission time for all BLS centers in Canada is 8:00AM to 1:00PM.
If application is being submitted on Appointment basis, please produce proof of Appointment Confirmation along with Original Passport. Passport number needs to match with the one mentioned on Appointment Confirmation document.
For Postal Application
Important Note for Visa Postal Applications:
While handing over your Visa application documents to Purolator Courier, please mention with marker pen on the Purolator Package
Each Application must come with individual demand draft and separate/ individual courier, even for family application
We are maintaining 24 hrs quarantine of documents and complete hygiene is being maintained at our Postal Hub.
Postal application processing time at BLS Quarantined Postal Hub at Brampton, Surrey and Ottawa is 3 - 5 business days to process and send the application to Consulate for their decisioning process. The time taken at Consulate would depend on the category / merit of your application. You are required to submit your application duly filled up along with document checklist as mentioned on BLS website. Incomplete or Erroneous applications would be returned to you.
If you see your document status as "Ready for Collection" but you have not taken the Drop-off service, you may click the link https://www.blsindia-canada.com/postalbls/, select and pay for Drop off Service for the Document delivery through Purolator courier.
You can submit your application in two minutes: Please click the 'Self Help' link below, your application will be picked up by Purolator and submitted to BLS and further to the Consulate.
(Please ensure that you choose both, the courier Pick-up & Drop-off option) https://www.blsindia-canada.com/postalbls/