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Service and Service Charge Schedule

Service Charges for Application Handling:

Services  Amount in C$ (Including VAT)  Amount in Ethiopian Birr ETB (Including VAT)
Service Charge for Application Handling Price per Applicant $105.67 1796.00

* 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.

Service Charges for Additional Services:

Service Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in Ethiopian Birr ETB (Including VAT)
Self Service computer terminal for form filling Price per Applicant $5.63 96.00
Assistance with filling in forms on self-service computer terminals Price per Applicant $9.00 153.00
Photocopy Services Price per Page $0.50 9.00
Printing Services Price per Page $0.35 6.00
Secure transmission of passport to the Embassy of Canada in Nairobi, kenya upon request by visa office (for example, electronic application) Price per Passport $84.54 1437.00
GC Fees Collection and Remittance Fee – per person $9.15 156.00
Courier per applicant $3.41 58.00

Methods of Payment

  • Payment Instructions for CVAC Service Charges:

    • In person-
      Service charge payments for applications in person at the CVAC can be made in cash only. Service charges include both fees for application handling and GC fee collection when visa and biometric fee payment is done at the CVAC.
    • By Mail

      You can pay the visa fees and the CVAC service charges (including the GC Fees collection fee) in a single payment to IOM bank account at Commercial Bank of Ethiopia in Ethiopian Birr only, following the below guidelines. If you want to use our courier services to return the reply; you should add the price for courier service mentioned in the above table. For visa and biometric fees information, you can consult the IRCC website.

      Beneficiary Name: International Organization for Migration
      Beneficiary Bank: Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
      SWIFT: CBETETAA
      Account №: 1000003013336
      Currency: ETB
      Purpose of payment: Payment for administrative services for visa
      Paid by: full name, surname and passport number

      Courier your completed and signed application forms, supporting documents, and checklists, along with the CVAC consent form, your original passport, photographs, proof of payment in a sealed envelope to:
      Canada Visa Application Centre,
      International Organization for Migration (IOM)
      Kirkos Subcity, Woreda 08, Road to UNECA,
      Behind Zequala complex, YeMez building,
      Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    • List of types of payment accepted at the CVAC for Service Charges

      The CVAC will accept cash payment only.

  • Payment Instructions for Visa Fees:

  • Payment Instructions for GC Fees Collection and Remittance Charges:

    • GC Fees Collection and Remittance fee is paid to CVAC in direct cash payment only.