Service and Service Charge Schedule

Service and service charge schedule with effect from 02 November 2018

Starting from 9 February 2015, the Canada Visa Application Center will collect GC fees in cash, EPS, or bank drafts (for mail-in applications). An addition GC Fee Collection and Remittance Charge will be charged to each applicant when we collect the fees.

GC Fee list: Please click here for more details. Pay Government of Canada Visa fees as per instructions on the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website.

Service Charges for Application Handling: Please note the below service charges must be made in HKD in cash, EPS, or bank draft (for mail-in applications).

Important Note:

  • If you need to provide your biometrics, the biometric fee of CAD $85 (per person) / CAD $170 (for a family of 2 or more)/ CAD $255 (for a group of performing artists of 3 or more) covers the CVAC service charge for Package Transmission, with the exception of the following instances:

    • For any subsequent submissions of passport and/or documents after the package transmission, applicants will be required to pay the Package Transmission fee every time this request is made through the VAC.
    • Applicants who submit their passport or documents at a different VAC from the one where they initially provided biometrics, Package Transmission fees will apply.
    • If no package is transmitted at the time of biometric enrolment (when the application has been submitted online), the initial package transmission is included in the fee of CAD $85 for biometric enrolment and package transmission.
  • All applicants who are submitting paper applications (with or without biometrics) will need to pay the Assisted Service – Paper Application fee
  • If you do not need to provide biometrics and you are submitting your passport, documents, or both at the VAC, the Package Transmission fee will apply.

Service Charges for Services offered at the VAC:

CORE SERVICES (PRICE PER APPLICANT) Amount in CAD Amount in HKD
Package transmission (per package) $31.32 193.00
Assisted Service – Paper Applications (per form) $14.00 86.00
Collection of Government of Canada Fees (per Applicant) $2.52 16.00
Assisted Service-Online Forms (per form) $4.00 25.00
Assisted Service – Scanning (per page) $1.18 7.00
Self Service Workstation (per hour) $6.70 41.00
One-Way Courier Service (per package) $22.96 142.00
One-Way Courier Service to China/Macau (per package) $47.14 291.00
Photocopy Services (per page) $0.34 2.00
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) compliant Photography $5.97 37.00
Short Message Service (SMS) (per Applicant) $2.50 15.00
Printing Services (per Page) $0.34 2.00

For complete details on the Additional Services offered at the Canada Visa Application Centre please click here

Applicants intending to use the self-service workstation at the VAC are requested to carry their own USB/pen drives.

Please Note: The wait time at the self-assisted workstation will depend on the number of visitors for the day.

Please ensure you take your USB/pen drive back with you after the appointment, as it may contain important information. As per IRCC's guidelines, we are not permitted to retain any Personally Identifiable Information. If a device is left behind, a notification will be sent to you. If we do not receive a revert in two days, the device will be destroyed.

Methods of Payment of Service Charges

How to pay Government of Canada Fee

  • Pay your fees Online through IRCC website
  • For any refund of fees paid to the Government of Canada, Please Click here to request a Refund
  • Pay at Visa Application Centre - For applicants who are unable to make online payments, VFS Global offers an additional paid service using the visa application centers Registered Corporate credit card wherein applicants can pay cash at the Visa Application Centre. Click here for Visa Fee and Biometric Collection Fee amounts.

How to pay Canada Visa Application Centre service charges and optional service charges:

  • For applications being submitted in person or through an authorized representative, the charge must be paid in cash or EPS at the Canada Visa Application Centre in Hong Kong Dollar (HKD).

If you are submitting Mail in application ,Canada Visa Application Centre service charges must be paid following the information below:

Please prepare the total amount in one bank draft payable towards “Glory Visa Consulting Co Ltd”. The payment must be made in Hong Kong dollars with the payee bank located in Hong Kong.

*Important: Bank drafts have a limited validity. Ensure that your bank draft is not older than 3 months when it reaches our office.