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Service and Service Charge Schedule

  • Methods of Payment

    • Payment instructions for Canada Visa Application Centre services.
    • All applicants presenting visa or permit applications at the CVAC, in person or by courier, must include the service charge for application handling. All applications paid at the CVACs account must also include GC fees collection and remittance charge.

Important: Please be informed that, for your convenience, the following new payment methods are available:

Visa Fees

  1. Bank deposit in any Santander bank in the following account:

    Branch: 0729
    Account: 13000778-0
    Beneficiary: VFS BRASIL SERVICOS DE PREPARACAO DE DOCUMENTOS LTDA

  2. Directly to IRCC via online payment. This link also provides information on how to pay visa fee as well as the fee list.
  3. Directly at the CVAC, with any Visa or Mastercard debit card

Service Charge:

Visit any branch of Santander Bank in Brazil and make the deposit in cash at cashier to pay for the application processing fee, the return via courier fee and for any other rate services you may want to use.

Attention: Do not use ATMs and / or wire transfer as payment method. These payment methods are not accepted by VFS.

Please execute the deposit into the VFS checking account:

Santander Bank
Branch: 0729
Checking account: 13000778-0
Beneficiary: VFS BRASIL SERVICOS DE PREPARACAO DE DOCUMENTOS LTDA
The original proof of deposit should be presented along with your application forms, passport photos and other bank payment receipts (visa fee and courier fee).

If you prefer, you can make the payments of VFS service charges directly at CVAC through debit or credit cards, Visa or MasterCard.

The costs for CVAC services are the following, updated as of 01 December 2016:

Services Amount in Dollars (CAD), Including VAT Amount in R$ REAIS (Including VAT)
Service Charge for Application Handling — Price per Applicant * $33.89 82.00

* 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 are not covered.

Revised Service Charges for Additional Services: Effective from 14 November 2016

Value Added Service Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in R$ REAIS (Including VAT)
Self Service form filling at computer terminal. Price Per Applicant 4.28 10.35
Assisted Service form filling Price Per Applicant 20.26 49.95
Photocopy Services Per Page 0.34 0.80
Photography Services Per Person 4.84 11.70
GC Fee Collection and Remittance – Price per Applicant. $5.28 12.75
SMS notifications. Price per Applicant 2 4.85
Secure transmission of passport to the Consulate of Canada upon request by visa office (for e-application and Permanent Resident Applications) — Price per Passport 27.11 65.60

Revised Service Charges for Additional Services: Effective from 2 November 2016

Value Added Service Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in R$ REAIS (Including VAT)
Courier Delivery of Applications “Per Person”, based on the following zones:
Courier "per Passport" Zone A* 12.34 29.85
Courier "per Passport" Zone B* 14.44 34.95
Courier "per Passport" Zone C* 28.88 69.90
Courier "per Passport" Zone D* 37.46 90.65
Courier "per Passport" Zone E* 43.15 104.40
Courier "per Passport" Zone F* 48.93 118.40
Courier "per Passport" Zone G* 57.07 138.10
Courier "per Passport" Zone H* 66.34 160.50

By using the VAC in São Paulo, please consider the following zones:

Zona A Local - Within Sao Paulo
Zona B State / Border
Zona C MG, PR, RJ, SC
Zona D DF, ES, MS, RS
Zona E GO, TO
Zona F BA, MT, AL, SE
Zona G PB, PE, PI, RO, AC, AP, AM, CE, MA, PA, RN
Zona H RR

By using the VAC in Rio de Janeiro, please consider the following zones:

Zona A Local - Within Rio de Janeiro
Zona B State / Border
Zona C ES, MG, SP
Zona D DF, MS, PR, SC
Zona E BA, GO, RS, TO
Zona F MT, SE, AL, PB, PE, PI
Zona G CE, MA, RN, AP, AM, PA, RO
Zona H AC, RR

By using the VAC in Brasília, please consider the following zones:

Zona A Local - Within Brasilia, DF
Zona B State / Border
Zona C GO, MG, TO
Zona D MT, MS, RJ, SP
Zona E BA, ES, PR, PI, SC, SE
Zona F AL, MA, PA, RS
Zona G AP, AM, CE, PB, PE, RN, RO
Zona H AC, RR

Revised Service Charges for Additional Services: Effective from 14 November 2016

Value Added Service Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in $ REAIS (Including VAT)
Express Courier Delivery of Applications “Per Person”, based on the following zones:
Courier "per Passport" Zone A* 19.30 46.70
Courier "per Passport" Zone B* 20.65 49.95
Courier "per Passport" Zone C* 28.79 69.65
Courier "per Passport" Zone D* 44.10 106.70
Courier "per Passport" Zone E* 62.71 151.75

By using the VAC in São Paulo, please consider the following zones:

Zone A Local - Within Sao Paulo
Zone B State / Border
Zone C MG, PR, RJ, SC
Zone D DF, ES, MS, RS, GO
Zone E BA

By using the VAC in Rio de Janeiro, please consider the following zones:

Zone A Local - Within Rio de Janeiro
Zone B State / Border
Zone C

ES, MG, SP
Zone D BA, DF, GO, MS, PR, RS, SC

By using the VAC in Brasília, please consider the following zones:

Zone A Local - Within Brasilia, DF
Zone B State / Border
Zone C GO
Zone D ES, MG, MS, PR, RJ, SC, SP
Zone E BA, RS

Note: Please check if Express Courier is available to your city before making the payment.