Service Charges effective 02 November 2018
If you need to provide your biometrics, the biometric fee of CAD $ 85.00 (per person) / CAD $ 170.00 (for a family of 2 or more) / CAD $ 255.00 (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:
Service Charges for Services offered at the VAC:
|SERVICE PRICE (PER APPLICANT)||AMOUNT IN CAD (INCLUDING VAT)||AMOUNT IN NZD (INCLUDING VAT)|
|Package transmission (per package)||$ 70.00||83.00|
|Assisted Service - Paper Applications (per application)||$ 45.00||53.00|
|Assisted Service - Online Forms (per form)||$ 3.00||4.00|
|Assisted Service – Scanning (per page)||$ 15.52||18.00|
|Self Service Workstation (per hour)||$ 45.00||53.00|
|One-Way Courier Service (per package)||$ 17.91||21.00|
|Short Message Service (SMS) (per Applicant)||$ 2.50||3.00|
|Photocopying (per page)||$ 0.60||1.00|
|Printing (per page)||$ 0.60||1.00|
Note: Please be informed that for all applications submitted at the Visa Application Centre from 02 November 2018, revised charges shall be applicable. The submission date for Mail-in applications will be the date on which the Visa Application Centre receives the application. In case any application is received by the Visa Application Centre with the old charges, the applications will be returned back to the applicant or the applicant will be contacted to pay the difference of charges.
For complete details on the Additional Services offered at the Canada Visa Application Centre please click here
It is mandatory for the Government of Canada fee to be paid online.
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.
How to pay Government of Canada Fee
How to pay Canada Visa Application Centre service charges and optional service charges:
Payment Instructions for Canada Visa Application Centre Service Charges:
List of types of payment accepted at the CVAC for Service Charges
Payment Instructions for Visa Fees:
Pay GC Visa fees or more information on refunds as per instructions on the Canadian Visa Office website. Refer the fee list for more information.