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High Commission of Canada in India

Canada and India have longstanding bilateral ties, built upon shared values of democracy and pluralism, and strong people-to-people links. The High Commission of Canada in India also represents Canadian interests in Nepal and Bhutan.


Earthquake in Nepal


Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada advises against non-essential travel to Nepal, due to a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the country on April 25, 2015.

Canadian citizens in the affected region requiring emergency consular assistance or to indicate interest or obtain further details, should contact the Consulate of Canada in Kathmandu, Nepal at +977 (1) 444-1976, the High Commission of Canada in New Delhi, India at +91 11 4178 2000  or Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development's 24/7 Emergency Response Centre at +1-613-996-8885 (collect calls are accepted). An email can also be sent to

See Travel advice and advisories for Nepal

Learn more about Canada's Response to the Crisis in Nepal

We encourage Canadians travelling abroad to stay connected with the latest travel advice and advisories, via the web at, our mobile TravelSmart application, available at, and our RSS feeds at In case of emergency, contact information can be found at

Friends and relatives in Canada who are concerned about Canadian citizens known to be in the affected area should contact the 24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre by calling 1-800-387-3124 (toll-free) or 613-996-8885 (collect calls are accepted) or sending an email to


Important announcement

Effective March 31, 2015, all visa and immigration content on this website will move to the Immigration section of the new website. This includes country-specific information, checklists, forms and guides.

Please note: These changes do not affect the way visa and immigration sections at Canadian embassies process applications.


Supplemental content

  • Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada advises against non-essential travel to Nepal, due to the earthquake.

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