India vs Canada: Visa backlog due to diplomatic dispute

Here we are sharing a piece of big news with you the Indian and Canada dispute is ongoing and due to this slowed down the Indian visa processing, Immigration, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Refugees confined that it may return to normal only by early 2024. Since the news has come on the internet and it went viral on social networking sites. This news left many questions in people’s minds and now fans are super curious to know about the whole information about the news. In this article, we will try to cover all the information about the news, so let’s continue the article.


As per the report, the previous week, 41 of Canada’s 62 diplomats in India were removed, along with their dependents. After this, Canada Immigration Minister Marc Miller expressed that the move would affect the visa processing services in the nation.IRCC stated in a declaration a reduction in the Canadian diplomatic teams in India can cause delays for Indian residents in diverse services, such as visa processing and passport issuance. Currently, this news is making rounds on many social media platforms. Scroll down to the next page for more information about the news.

Meanwhile also mentions,” withdrawing diplomatic privilege and exemptions is contrary to global law and this action taken by India is causeless and escalatory. India had accredited each of the Canadian diplomates now they have been expelled, even though they had been all carrying out their responsibilities in good faith and to the more prominent benefit of both nations. However, IRCC ensured that the staff in Canada will handle necessary tasks. Now fans are very keen to know about the backlog. You are on the right page for more information about the news, so please read the complete article.

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How large is the expected backlog?

IRCC senior officials stated, that in Indian
shortage of staff is possible to make a backlog of 17,500 “final decisions” across Canada’s international immigration system over the next two months.

What operations will be impacted?

Presently, all in-person services at Consulates are pushed until further notice. However, IRCC will resume to take and process application conditions will need to be satisfied locally or on-site in a secure environment. As a result, the decline in the size of the IRCC team in India will impact service standards for residents of India. The team is being reduced from 27 to just five. Here we have shared all the information that we had. Stay tuned to us for more updates.

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