Service and Service Charge Schedule

Your payment allows you to submit your application through the CVACs. Your application can be accepted, refused or modified by the Embassy of Canada in its full right. Once service charges have been paid, they cannot be refunded, even in the case of a visa refusal or cancelling an application.

Please note all applicants are required to pay VFS Global services charges (mandatory) as mentioned below in addition to the visa processing fee.


If you submit your application through Canada Visa Application Centres (CVAC- Dusseldorf/ Berlin) in Germany . Do not pay the VISA fee to VFS Service Germany’s account. The Visa Fees must be paid as per the Government of Canada instructions on the IRCC website. However VFS mandatory service charge and other optional service fee must be paid to Canada visa Application Centre in Dusseldorf or Berlin’s account state below.

Core Services

Services and Service Charge Schedule with effect from 02 November 2017

Service charge (mandatory) VFS Global Services Germany GmbH service charge for the handling of your application.

This mandatory service fee is not applicable for passport transmission service.
$ 58.86   38.26  €
If you need to give your biometrics, your biometric fee (CAD $85) covers the above service charge. $ 0.00 0.00 €
B Optional service charges Description CAD $ EUROS €
Delivery service Collection at the counter in our Düsseldorf or Berlin office
If you wish to collect your passport in person at the counter. Please bring a photo ID proof and submission receipts
$0.00 0.00 €
Destination: Germany
Provision of a secured courier delivery envelope to send you back your passport. One envelope must be paid for each passport.
$ 36.04   23.43   €
Destination: outside of Germany
Please see below delivery table
See Delivery Table
Passport Transmission Transmission of passport to the Embassy of Canada once you receive their letter requesting your passport. Please send your original passport, IRCC request letter, VFS Consent form along with passport transmission fee to Düsseldorf / Berlin. A mandatory service charge is not applicable for passport transmission service. Note: when you are sending your documents to Dusseldorf / Berlin please mention your full address and your contact details (e mail and phone number) in the VFS consent form. $ 47.09 30.61  €
Photo Booth (in CVAC only) Take photos required for your visa application in our dedicated photo booth (price per applicant). $ 8.41   5.47   €
Photocopy Service (in CVAC only) Make photocopies of documents required for your visa application (price per page). $ 0.17 0.11  €
Form Filling (in CVAC only) Use of our dedicated self-service computer terminal to complete your visa application form (price per applicant). $ 7.01   4.56   €
Assisted Form Filling Complete your visa application form with full assistance from a CVAC staff member (price per applicant). $ 15.30 9.95  €
SMS-email service Receive an automated SMS and email at every new stage of your visa application.. You will be notified when the application process is complete. $2.50 € 1.62

Delivery Service

Provision of a secured courier delivery envelope to send you backs your passport. One envelope must be paid for each passport.

Delivery Service Country CAD $ EUROS €
Austria $ 45.83   29.79   €
Croatia $ 102.99   66.94   €
Hungary $ 78.90   51.29   €
Netherlands $ 38.27   24.88   €
Slowakia $ 78.90   51.29   €
Slovenia $ 78.90   51.29   €
Norway $45.72 29.72  €
Sweden $ 45.72 29.72  €
Denmark $ 32.55   21.16  €
Finland $ 45.72   29.72  €
Czech Republic $ 45.72 29.72  €
Switzerland $ 45.72    29.72  €
Belgium $ 26.02   16.91  €

Methods of Payment of Service Charges

In-Person at the CVAC in Germany

  • Cash
  • Credit Card / Debit Card

By Post:

  • Bank transfer

If sending your application by post, please do not forget to enclose the courier service charge to have your passport sent back to you by secure courier. Please refer to the above fee list for details.

VFS Global Service Charge can be paid via Bank transfer in favour of “VFS Services Germany GmbH” or in person at our centre in Dusseldorf/ Berlin and fees must be in EUROS ONLY. Please see below Bank details for Bank transfer.

Bank Account name – VFS Services Germany GmbH
Bank name– Deutsche Bank AG
Bank Account number - 0916916 03
Bank BLZ number - 500 700 10
IBAN Number – DE84 5007 0010 0091 6916 03