Introduction

VFS Global is pleased to announce the opening of the Canada Visa Application Centers (CVAC) operated by VFS DO BRASIL SERVIÇOS DE PREPARAÇÃO DE DOCUMENTOS LTDA. in three cities of Brazil. Canada Visa Application Centers in Brazil will be operational on the following dates:

Rio De Janeiro : 2 October 2013;
Sao Paulo : 4 October 2013;
Brasilia: 3 October 2013.

Important Notice: The Visa Application Centre (VAC) only provides general information and administrative services related to temporary resident applications, including study and work permits, as well as travel documents for permanent residents of Canada. The VAC is not authorized to provide any information, or respond to any inquiries, regarding permanent resident applications and Canadian consular services. This includes Express Entry for skilled immigrants, online application support, Canadian citizenship and any specific information about the visa application forms, the supporting documents or any advice related to the visa application process. Please visit Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ’s website at www.cic.gc.ca for more information on these programs.

CVAC is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorized to accept applications in all temporary resident categories (visitor visas, study and work permits) and travel document applications from Canada’s permanent residents in Brazil. 

CVAC is authorized to provide administrative support services, such as; the collection of visa applications, fees and return of passports in sealed decision envelopes to applicants. CVAC can also assist in scheduling interviews on behalf of the Canada visa office.
The decision to issue or refuse a visa is made solely by immigration officers of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). All applications will be assessed in accordance with Canada’s immigration visa rules and guidelines. CVAC has no role or influence over the outcome of an application and will not offer any evaluative advice.