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Important Information

  • Important Update: New service charges come into effect on Thursday, 2 November 2017. You are advised to check for updated information on this website prior to submitting an application.
  • We recommend that you do not book your flight before your visa has been issued.  This will avoid penalties and refund problems with the airlines.

    For information on current processing times, please visit:

    http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/times/

    or

    http://www.cic.gc.ca/francais/information/delais/index.asp

    If this processing time has been exceeded, you can open an enquiry through these links: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/contacts/web-form.asp

  • Dear Visa Applicant, the Canada Visa Application Centre in Rio de Janeiro will start to operate in new address after 20 March 2017: Avenida Rio Branco, nº. 156 salas 2119 e 2120. Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ Brazil CEP: 20040-901.
  • Please note that with effect from 19 November 2016, the VAC will no longer be able to accept the older version of the application forms dated 2010 or older. All applications submitted on or after 19 November 2016 will need to include the new version of the forms which can be accessed from our website based on the purpose of your travel.
  • 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
  • Important Update : New service charges come into effect on Wednesday, 2 November 2016. You are advised to check for updated information on this website prior to submitting an application.
  • Important Update : New service charges come into effect on Monday, 2 November. You are advised to check for updated information on this website prior to submitting an application.
  • 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.
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