HOW TO APPLY

Submit Your Application In-Person

Step 1 :

Read complete information on the visa/permit requirements on the IRCC website and download the appropriate application forms and checklist relevant to the purpose of your visit.

As of 4 September 2013, you may need to give your biometrics (fingerprints and photograph) when applying for a visitor visa, study permit or work permit. Find out if you need to give your biometrics.

Step 2 :

Fill out the application form and other relevant documents electronically and print.

Forms (including the barcoded sheets) are to be printed on a white, bond quality, non-glossy paper, using a laser printer.

If you are unable to provide all the supporting documents as mentioned in the official IRCC document checklist, you are required to fill out and sign the waiver form and attach it with your application form.

Failure to provide a completed and signed waiver form may result in additional delays or refusal of your application for a visa, permit or travel document.

Step 3 :

Read the privacy policy, fill out the VFS consent form and attach it with your application form.

Important : If a completed and signed VFS Global consent form is not included with the application, we will not be able to assist you, and your application will be returned to you.

Step 4 :

Pay visa fees and biometric fee, if required, as per instructions in the IRCC Fee List and service charge page.

Please note that when submitting application via the CVAC, in person or by mail, visa fees must be paid in addition to CVAC (VFS Global) service charge.

Step 5 :

Visit your local Canada Visa Application Centre (CVAC); make sure you bring your passport, photographs, completed forms and all supporting documents as per checklist and IRCC fee instrument. Applicable service charges will be levied. You may pay the visa fee, service charge, and GC Fee Collection and Remittance Charge in cash or EPS in the CVAC.

Important Note: If you need to give your biometrics, the CVAC will collect your biometrics at the same time you submit your application. DO NOT submit your application by mail to this CVAC.

Step 6 :

When applying at CVAC, pay the visa fees and service charges in cash or EPS, submit complete application and obtain a receipt. This receipt contains a unique tracking number which is important as it is required to track the progress of your application online.

Important Note: If you need to provide biometrics, your $85 CAD biometric fee covers the CVAC service charge for application handling.

Mail Your Application

Including information for applications from China and Macau

(Residents in Taiwan please visit Canada Visa Application Centre in Taipei website)

As of 4 September 2013, you may need to give your biometrics (fingerprints and photograph) when applying for a visitor visa, study permit or work permit. Find out if you need to give your biometrics.

Important Note: If you need to give your biometrics, DO NOT submits your application by mail to this CVAC. You must submit your application in person. The CVAC will collect your biometrics at the same time you submit your application.

Step 1 :

Review information on visitor visa, study permit or work permit requirements on the IRCC website and download appropriate application forms and checklists based on the purpose of your visit.

Step 2 :

Fill out the application form and other relevant documents electronically and print. Forms (including the barcoded sheets) are to be printed on a white, bond quality, non-glossy paper, using a laser printer.

If you are unable to provide all the supporting documents as mentioned in the official IRCC document checklist, you are required to fill out and sign the waiver form and attach it with your application form.

Failure to provide a completed and signed waiver form may result in additional delays or refusal of your application for a visa, permit or travel document.

Step 3 :

Read the privacy policy, fill out the VFS consent form and attach it with your application form.

Important : If a completed and signed VFS consent form is not included with the application, we will not be able to assist you, and your application will be returned to you.

Step 4 :

Please prepare the total amount of Visa Processing Fees and service charges with a bank draft and payable towards “Glory Visa Consulting Co Ltd”. The payment must be made in Hong Kong dollars with the payee bank located in Hong Kong.

Mail-in applications from outside of Hong Kong (including China and Macau)

Mail-in applications from China and Macau also require the service charge payment and fees for any other additional services (that is courier and SMS service). Please prepare a bank draft payable to “Glory Visa Consulting Co Ltd” in HK dollars.

For total amount of the payment, please refer to Service and Service Charge Schedule.

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

Step 5 :

Mail in your completed and signed application forms, VFS consent form, and checklists, along with your passport, photographs, and Bank draft (cashier’s cheques or money order), in a sealed envelope to Canada Visa Application Centre, Units B & E, 6/F, @Convoy Building, 169 Electric Road, North Point, Hong Kong. The unique tracking number to track the progress of your application will be emailed to you once your application has been reviewed for completeness by the CVAC staff.

For more information, please send your queries to info.canhk@vfshelpline.com.

Incomplete submissions or applications with incorrect payment will be returned at the client’s expense.

Submit Your Passport

If you have received notification from the Government of Canada requesting your passport, your passport along with the request letter may be submitted through Canada Visa Application Centre of your choice.

Please note that there will be a Service Charge for the above services. Courier charges where applicable are separate from the Service Charge applicable for Passport Transmission Services. The details can be obtained here.

How to submit your passport:

With your passport(s), make sure you include:

  • The passport request letter you received from IRCC
  • Any applicable visa application centre (VAC) fees, such as passport transmission fees, courier fees, etc.
  • Your contact information, including your email, phone number and return address
  • The VAC consent forms.
  • One photocopy of passport bio data page.

Once you receive notification from the Government of Canada requesting your passport, you can submit the passport(s) and that request letter:

  1. In person/ through an authorized representative at the CVAC. Or,
  2. By courier/mail to the CVAC address mentioned on the ”Contact Us” page.

To retrieve your passport, you have the choice of;

  1. Picking up the passport in person or through an authorized representative at the CVAC or;
  2. Requesting return of passport by courier or;

The Passport Transmission Services offered by the CVACs will enable you to;

  1. Get your passport delivered to the CVO in a timely and safe manner
  2. Track the status of your passport by using the Tracking tool on the CVAC website.