Service and Service Charge Schedule

Service Charges effective 02 November 2018

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:

Package transmission (per package) $48.00 4,560
Assisted Service – Paper Applications ( per application) $30.00 2,850
Assisted Service – Online Forms (per form) $4.00 380
Assisted Service – Scanning (per page) $0.58 55
Self Service Workstation (per hour) $9.49 902
One-Way Courier Service (per package) $21.00 1,995
Photocopying (per page) $0.67 64
SMS $2.50 238
USB Drive $12.50 1,188
Printing (per page) $0.67 64

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.

It is mandatory for the Government of Canada fee to be paid online.

How to pay Government of Canada Fee

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

  • In person- Pay service charges in cash at Canada Visa Application Centre.
  • By Mail - Insert applicable charges in cash into cash registered envelope which available at post offices and send it to CVAC with application documents

List of types of payment accepted at the Canada Visa Application Centre for Service Charges : Cash only

Note: All above services are tax inclusive and non-refundable. Payment is accepted only in Japanese Yen cash. Please send the correct amount of the payment. You also do not need to send us a return envelope with your documents.