Important Update: Please be informed that starting from November 2, 2018, VFS Global will accept applications and collect biometrics at the Canada Visa Application Centre in Bangladesh under a new set of requirements and services. For information on the requirements and services for applications submitted on or after November 2, 2018, please visit www.Canada.ca/Immigration.
For applications submitted on or before November 1, 2018, the Canada Visa Application Centre will continue to provide services until February 1, 2019. During this period, the VAC will remain open for clients to collect their documents. The last date for collection of documents will be February 1, 2019. A Notification will be sent to applicants when documents are ready for collection.
Applications received after 17:00 on November 1, 2018 must be prepared according to the new requirements. If we receive a mail-in application after this time that was prepared according to the old requirements, it will hold up the processing of the application, and may result in its return to the sender.
For applications received on or before November 1, 2018, the VAC will continue to return documents to clients at this VAC from November 2, 2018 until February 1, 2019. A notification will be sent when documents are ready for collection.
VAC will dispatch all unclaimed decision envelopes to the IRCC Specified Office on February 2, 2019 along with a detailed inventory report. The IRCC Office will coordinate the return of documents for these applications.
Please visit www.Canada.ca/Immigration for more details on the new requirements and services.
Important Update to the Biometric Enrolment process effective 31 July 2018.
Effective 31 July 2018, you may need to give your fingerprints and photos (biometrics) at a Visa Application Centre when you apply for a visitor visa, study or work permit, or permanent residence if you are a national of a country or territory in Europe, the Middle East or Africa, or if you are a national of a country that is already biometrics required. Visit Canada.gc.ca/biometrics for more information