Indian Visa Application Centre in Jaffna reopens


The Indian Visa Service (IVS) Application Centre at No.145 Temple Road, Jaffna, shut on 13th March 2020 due to COVID-19, has resumed its operations from yesterday.

It will function every Wednesday from 0900 hrs to 1300 hrs.

It will accept all categories of visa applications except tourism, which remains suspended due to COVID-19.

Applicants have the option of receiving their serviced passports by courier by paying the prescribed fee at the IVS Application Centre or they can collect the serviced passport only when the IVS Application Centre opens on Wednesdays or from the Consulate directly from 1700 to 1730 hrs.

Applicants can submit visa applications directly at the Consulate from 0900-1200 hrs on other days in the case of emergencies. Please visit the “visa” menu at the Consulate’s website “” for information on online visa application, documentation required for various categories of visas and other requirements.


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