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Embassy in Chandigarh

As a norm, countries that have diplomatic relation with India have their embassies located in New Delhi. Most of them also have their High Commission set up in cities such as Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. Canada is the only country, which has a full-fledged High Commission established in Chandigarh.

High Commissioner of Canada

The National Flag Of Canada

High Commissioner of Canada

Chandigarh - 160017
Phone No - 0172-5050300
 0172- 5050341
Fax - 0172- 505-0320
E-mail -

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Friday 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Consular Section - 09:00 Am to 12:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Services offered at this office are as follows:

  • Assistance to Canadians
  • Development of cooperation
  • Visa Services
  • Helping Indian companies to do business in Canada
  • Helping Canadian companies to do business in India

US Embassy in Chandigarh

The Star And Stripe

Unfortunately, there is neither any US Embassy nor any US High Commission located in Chandigarh. Instead, the United States of America has five consulates located in five different regions of the country; namely - New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Citizen of Chandigarh are required to contact the US Embassy at New Delhi for all official work related to the country (vide for further information). The address of the US Embassy in New Delhi is provided below:

New Delhi US Embassy

New Delhi 110 021
Tel: 011-2419-8000
FAX: 011-24198407

American Corner in Chandigarh

However, USA has an office at the T.S. Central Library to facilitate exchange of knowledge between the citizens of the two countries. The address and other relevant information are provided below. For further information, one can also visit

American Corner

2nd Floor,
T.S. Central State Library
Sector 17,
Phone: 0172-2702565 

Working Hours:
Monday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Corner remains closed on the last Saturday of every month

British High Commission in Chandigarh

The Union Jack

Just as United States of America, United Kingdom too does not have any office in Chandigarh. One is required to contact their High Commission at New Delhi for all kinds of queries and businesses. Below is the address and relevant information about British High Commission in New Delhi:

British High Commission New Delhi

British High Commission
New Delhi 110021

General telephone 91 (11) 2419 2100 (24 hrs a day)
Management fax 91 (11) 2419 2492
Press & Public Affairs fax 91 (11) 2419 2411
Economic & Commercial fax 91 (11) 2419 2301
Defence fax 91 (11) 2419 2252
Political fax 91 (11) 2419 2464
Consular fax 91 (11) 2419 2491 (not for visa issues)

One good news is that the UK government is contemplating opening up a new office at Chandigarh. However, as of now, nothing much has turned out of it.

Australian Embassy in Chandigarh:

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Here again, Australia does not have any Embassy in Chandigarh. However, the country has opened up a Visa Application & Collection Centre in our city. The centre is managed by TT services, an Indian company. It is designed to provide a face to face contact for the citizens of the area.The address and relevant information is provided below:

TT Services
1st Floor,
Sector 8C,
Madhya Marg,
Phone No - 0172-6615631,
Email -  
Working Hours: 09:00 Am to 05:00 pm
Monday to Friday excluding public holidays

Citizens looking for Australian visa can also contact the following address in Chandigarh:

VFS Australia

Visa Application Center,
SCO 165 – 166,
Sector 8C,
Madhya Marg,
Chandigarh - 160018

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