Cons Gen of India, Toronto’s procedure of issuance of Life Certificates to pensioners

Asha Bajaj
3 min readOct 20, 2020

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Toronto, Oct 20 (Canadian-Media): The Life Certificates to the pensioners will be issued from the Consulate General of India, Toronto.

As per Office Memorandum of Department of Pension dated 11 September, those pensioners who are above 80 years of age may apply and get their life certificates 1st Oct onwards, while other Pensioners will be issued life certificates effective 1st November 2020.

LIFE CERTIFICATE IN PERSON AT CONSULATE — Life Certificates may also be taken in person from the Consulate by making a prior appointment from Consulate at reception.toronto@mea.gov.in

LIFE CERTIFICATE IN PERSON AT BLS: Life certificates will also be issued by the Consulate from BLS Brampton office situated at 20 Gillingham Drive, Unit 701, Brampton, ON L6X 5A5 with effect from 19th October 2020 with prior appointments.

After registering on the link provided on Consulate’s website, applicants would be informed by email of a particular time to visit the BLS office or the Consulate to get the Life Certificate issued.

The documents required are Duly filled in updated application form (click here) in duplicate; a copy of passport; and proof of address.

Applicants will be required to bring these documents to the BLS office in Brampton, where the applicants would be provided on the spot service. Given the Covid situation, the need to maintain social distancing and face masks are mandatory. In order for the Consulate to serve you better, the public is required to fully cooperate. The Consulate also appeals to the public to visit the respective offices with completed documents while also adhering to the slot prescribed by the Consulate.

Life Certificate by Postal Means: The Life Certificate requests may also be sent by Post/Courier to the Consulate at 365 Bloor St E #700, Toronto, ON M4W 3L4 along with required documents given below and a self-addressed prepaid envelope for return of documents. For postal applications, applicants are requested to provide local Whatsapp numbers for video chat for verification purposes.

Drop-Off Facility: Pensioners may also utilize the drop-off facility for issuance of Life Certificates, be provided by the Consulate at BLS Brampton (20…

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Asha Bajaj

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