Service and Service Charge Schedule

Service Charges for Application Processing:

SERVICE (price per applicant) Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in Naira (Including VAT)
Service Charge for Application Handling $73.92 20320

* Note: If you need to provide your biometrics, the biometric fee of $85 CAD covers the CVAC service charge for application handling. Service charges for additional services listed below are not covered. Collection charges applicable per service charge paid.

Service Charges for Additional Services:

SERVICE (price per applicant passport) Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in Naira (Including VAT)
*Self Service computer terminal for form filling (Optional Service) $8.36 2290
*Assistance with filling in forms on self-service computer terminals(Optional Service) $23.88 6560
*Photocopy Services — Price per Page (Optional Service) $0.23 60
*Photography Services (Optional Service) $11.20 3080
*Return Courier Delivery (Optional Service) $36.82 10120
*SMS Notification (Optional Service) $2.50 680
Secure transmission of passport to the Embassy of Canada in Lagos, upon request by visa office in Lagos (for example, electronic application) $50.40 13860
Secure transmission of passport to the Embassy of Canada in Accra, upon request by visa $64.72 17790
GC Fee Service Charge $4.63 1270

Please be informed that for all applications submitted at the VAC from 02 November 2018, revised charges shall be applicable. The submission date for Mail-in applications will be the date on which the VAC receives the application. In case any application is received by the VAC 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.

(*) please note these are optional services available in the Canada Visa Application Centre, if applicant wishes they can avail the optional services at the visa application centre.


Methods of Payment

  • Payment Instructions for CVAC Service Charges:

    • In person- By Cash only at Bank Counter in the CVAC, along with submission of application. (If not eligible for Biometrics)
    • By Mail- Not accepted at Lagos VAC / Abuja VAC
  • Payment Instructions for CVAC Charges for Additional Services:

    • In person- By Cash only at Bank Counter in the CVAC, along with submission of application. (If not eligible for Biometrics)
    • By Mail- Not accepted at Lagos VAC/ Abuja VAC
  • Payment Instructions for Visa Fees & Biometric Fees (All Visa Categories) :

    • In person- By Cash only at Bank Counter in the CVAC, along with submission of application.
    • By Mail- Not accepted at Lagos VAC/ Abuja VAC
  • Pay Government of Canada Visa fees as per instructions on the Canadian Visa Office Website for details

List of types of payment accepted at the CVAC for Service Charges : Cash Only in local currency

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