Important notice: Please be informed that the appointment scheduling service is necessary only for providing your biometric information. Please make your appointment when you consider you have all the necessary documents.
Effective 03 November 2018, prior appointment is mandatory for Biometric Enrolment at the Canada Visa Application Centre
(CVAC) in Philippines. Depending on your nationality, you may already need to give biometrics.
Since July 31, 2018 – applicants from Europe, Middle East and Africa
Starting December 31, 2018 – applicants from Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas
Please note that appointments are mandatory in order to enroll biometrics at the Visa Application Centre.
A planned visit with a preferred time slot at the Visa Application Centre guarantees prompt service thus
eliminating longer waiting time resulting in inconvenience.
Please note, for the sole purpose of scheduling an appointment, VFS Global will collect Personal
Information from the applicant. A consent form will be required from the applicant authorizing the
Applicants requesting emergency appointments for the purpose of biometric collection may do so
provided suitable proof of the emergency is presented at the time of the appointment. Suitable
proof may include a note or other documentation from an official. Please note that this proof only
needs to be presented and will not be collected by the VAC, and that this will provide an emergency
biometric appointment but not affect IRCC’s processing time for the application. For any further
information or questions, the Contact Centre is able to assist with any inquiries.
All applicants are requested to provide the latest version of the application forms and applicable
checklist available in IRCC website. Please click here to Find Form and Guides
The Electronic Travel authorization (eTA) from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
is a new entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals (apart from U.S. citizens and other
specified exempt travelers) travelling to Canada by air. The online application is available at www.Canada.ca/eTA
The decision to issue or refuse a visa is made solely by immigration officers of Immigration,
Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
All applications will be assessed in accordance with Canada’s immigration visa rules and guidelines.
CVAC has no role or influence over the outcome of an application and will not offer any evaluative
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