RECENT UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS                             

  Consular Services during the  Covid-19 Pandemic

  •  The Consulate will remain open for essential services between 10:00 am to 2:00 pm from Monday to  Friday. Those intending to visit  the Consulate  personally for services of essential nature may kindly book prior appointment  at the email: in advance. Please  also leave your telephone number while booking an appointment.


  •  The applicants are  encouraged  to avail online services at the following portals: 

              Renewal of Passport:              

              Applying for Visa      :     ​​  

              NICOP                        :    


  • Please note that due to the suspension of flights and courier services during the Covid-19 pandemic, the passport and other consular services may likely to be delayed. For further details, you may like to visit the website of this Consulate.

Advisories for  the  Stranded Pakistanis   

  •  All the stranded Pakistanis intending to travel to Pakistan by PIA special flights may kindly get themselves registered at:: 


  • Details about the special flights would also be uploaded on the website at:
  • The  PIA has appointed a Focal Person in Toronto to facilitate the return of stranded Pakistanis to Pakistan as below:

             Mr Aslam Siddiqui
             Telephone +1 (647) 898-9792
             Email :

  • As soon as the flight schedule is announced the passengers would be asked to purchase tickets from the PIA..

  Contacts for online passports and NICOPs

  • The applicants who have applied  online for passports and NICOPs facing delay in processing their requests are advised to contact the Director General, Immigration and Passport and NADRA directly on the following emails to expedite their requests:

           Online passport:     &

           NICOP                 :


Prime Minister’s Covid-19 Pandemic Relief Fund 2020

                         Account title:               :         Prime Minister’s COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Fund                                                                  2020

                  Name of Bank:          :          National Bank of Pakistan    

                  Account No:               :         4162786786

                 IBAN:                         :          PK11NBPA0002004162786786

                 Swift Code:                :          NBPAPKKAMBR

                 Name of Branch :      :          Main Branch, I.I. Chundrigar Road Karachi

                 Postal Code:              :         74500

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Launching of E-Visa on arrival for businessmen and tourists from Canada

  •  The Government of Pakistan has introduced Visa on Arrival (VoA) for 50 countries and E-Visa for 175 countries (including Canada), which would be augmented with Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA). Details are available at

Appeal For Donations For 'Supreme Court Of Pakistan-Prime Minister Diamer Bhasha-Mohmand Dams' Funds 2018

  • On the instructions of the Government of Pakistan, the High Commission for Pakistan, Ottawa, has opened a special bank account to collect donations/contributions for the construction of Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams in Pakistan. As announced by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, all the Pakistani community members including Canadians of Pakistani origin and Pakistani nationals on permanent residence in Canada are cordially requested to donate generously for this noble cause. The details of the special account are given as follows:

           Wire Payment Instructions/Bank Account Details:

           Beneficiary Name: High Commission for Pakistan
           Beneficiary Address: 10 Range Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8J3
           Beneficiary Account: 32146 1997-154
          Institution Number: 001
         Beneficiary Bank: Bank of Montreal (BMO)
         Beneficiary Bank Address: 340 Albert Street Suite 1310, Ottawa, ON K1R 7Y6
         Swift Code: BOFMCAM2


        You can directly remit your donation to the following bank account in Pakistan:

        Wire Payment Instructions/Bank Account Details:

         Bank: State Bank of Pakistan
         Title: Supreme Court of Pakistan-Prime Minister Diamer Bhasha-Mohmand Dams
         Account No.: 03-593-299999-001-4
        IBAN: PK06SBPP0035932999990014




  • National Identity Card  for Overseas Pakistanis ( NICOP) and Pakistan Origin Card applications (POC), update for February 16 2016 
    NADRA has launched web based application system for processing of NICOP/POC applications in order to facilitate Pakistani expatriates.

    As a consequence, this Consulate has stopped processing of manual NICOP/ POC as of September 2015. In view of the above,  the Consulate would be constrained to provide any assistance with regard to NICOP/POC. The applicant may directly visit the website of NADRA:
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