Welcome to the website of the Canada visa application centre (CVAC) in India. VFS Global is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorised to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in India

  • Change in Visa Application Submission Timings of Chandigarh and Jalandhar- VAC: Please note that with effect from 12 July 2018 visa application submission timings will be changed for Chandigarh and Jalandhar VAC. For timings please click here
  • 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 country that is already biometrics required. Visit Canada.gc.ca/biometrics to Find out if you need to give your biometrics

    1. Temporary resident visa, study and work permit applicants only need to give biometrics once every 10 years; and those who already provided biometrics also benefit from this initiative
    2. Permanent residence applicants will need to give biometrics with each application.
  • 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
  • VACS in Chandigarh and Jalandhar will remain open for application acceptance on Saturdays as well effective 23 June 2018.
  • This year, the VFS Global Visa Application Centre is witnessing unprecedented high volumes of applications for Canada visas especially at in Chandigarh and Jalandhar.For more information click here
  • Canada Visa Applicants may please be informed that the office of the High Commission of Canada in New Delhi has introduced emailing of decision letters. This will apply to those applicants whose visa applications are processed at the High Commission of Canada in New Delhi and if an email address has been provided with their visa application.
  • As part of this new arrangement, if applicants find that that there is no visa affixed in their passport, they are requested to check their nominated email account for a communication from the High Commission of Canada in New Delhi.
  • There could be circumstances where an applicant would receive a decision letter via email prior to receiving the passport back from the High Commission of Canada.”
  • 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 advice.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here

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Biometrics

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