Service and Service Charge Schedule

Services and Service Charge Schedule with effect from 02 November 2016

Service Charges for Application Handling:

Service Amount in CA$ (Including GST) Amount in New Zealand Dollar NZD (Including GSTT)
Service Charge for Application Handling — Price per Applicant* $72.67  NZ$86.10

* 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 listed below are not covered.

Service Charges for Additional Services:

Service Amount in CA$ (Including GST) Amount in New Zealand dollar NZD (Including GST)
Service computer terminal for form filling —Price per Applicant  $10.13  NZ$ 12.00
Assistance with filling in forms on self-service computer terminals — Price per Applicant  $13.51 NZ$16.00
Courier Delivery of Applications to Applicant, upon receipt from visa office— Price per Applicant  $16.88  NZ$20.00
Photocopy Services —Price per Page  $0.56  NZ$0.70
Photography Services (4 photographs)— Price per Person $15.00  NZ$ 17.80
SMS notifications  $2.00  NZ$2.40
Secure transmission of passport to Consulate General of Canada in Sydney upon request by visa office (ex: electronic application) – Price Per Passport  $58.14  NZ$68.90

Please be informed that for all applications submitted at the VAC from 02 November 2016, revised charges shall be applicable. The submission date for Mail-in applications will be the date on which the VAC receives the application. In case any application is received by the VAC with the old charges, the applications will be returned back to the applicant or the applicant will be contacted to pay the difference of charges.

Methods of Payment

Payment Instructions for CVAC Service Charges:

  • In person - By Cash (NZD) or Bank/Demand Draft in favour of, “VFS Services New Zealand Ltd
  • By Mail - Fees can be paid by Bank Draft/Demand Draft, in favour of, “VFS Services New Zealand Ltd

List of types of payment accepted at the CVAC for Service Charges

  • Cash (NZD)
  • Bank/Demand Draft in favour of, “VFS Services New Zealand Ltd

Payment Instructions for Visa Fees:

Pay Government of Canada Visa fees as per instructions on the Canadian Visa Office website. Refer the fee list for more information.