Service and Service Charge Schedule

Payment instructions for Canada Visa Application Centre (CVAC) services.

All applicants presenting visa or permit applications at the CVAC must include the service charge for application handling listed in the table below, and must include the Canada visa fee. Please visit IRCC to know the costs

Payment Instructions for CVAC Service Charges:

  1. Please make a bank deposit (bank transfers are not allowed) for the CVAC service charge in the following account:

    Bank: CITIBANK,NA (see the branches at the end of this section)
    IOM Bank Account Number: 0202801013
    Name of the Account: International Organization for Migration - IOM

Payment Instructions for Visa Fees (you will need to select one of the two options listed):

  1. Online through IRCC website

    Please print the receipt

  2. You have the option to pay by make a bank deposit to the IOM account, please make a bank deposit separated for the Visa Fee in the following account:

    Bank: CITIBANK, NA
    IOM Bank Account Number: 0202801013
    Name of the Account: International Organization for Migration – IOM (Visa Fee)

Note: In case you decide to deposit the Visa fee into the CITIBANK IOM account, you will need to pay the additional fee.  Please refer to the table above: GC Fee Collection & Remittance "per Applicant”

Updated fares for Application Services: Services and Service Charge Schedule with effect from 2 November 2017

Core Services Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in Panamanian balboa (PAB) (Including VAT)
Service Charge for Application Handling Per Applicant* C$129.36 99.73

* Note: If you need to provide your biometrics, the biometric fee of $85 CAD (Canadian Dollars) covers the CVAC service charge for application handling. Service charges for additional services are not covered.

Fares for Additional Services: Services and Service Charge Schedule with effect from 2 November 2017

Value Added Service Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in Panamanian balboa (PAB) (Including VAT)
Self Service computer terminal for form filling - Price Per Applicant C$8.52 6.57
Assistance with filling in forms on self-service computer terminals - Price Per Applicant C$18.25 14.07
Photocopy Services – Price Per Page C$0.18 0.14
Printing of application documents at CVAC - Price Per Page C$0.36 0.28
Secure transmission of passport to Embassy in Mexico upon request by visa office (for example, electronic application without biometrics) - Price per Passport C$103.49 79.79
GC Fee Collection & Remittance "per Applicant”
(Surcharge for collection Visa and Biometric)
C$5.00 3.85

Please be advised that all applications received at the Visa Application Centre as of 2 November 2017 will need to include the Service charge according to the new rates.

Methods of Payments

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

In Person- Bank deposit made in the Citibank (you must bring the confirmation of the bank deposit). Please do not make bank transfers. Cash payments at CVAC only apply for additional services, except for the Passport transmission service.
By mail- CVAC does not offer return courier service hence you will have to collect passports / present your application at the CVAC.

Citibank branches you may visit to make the bank deposit:

Citibank N.A. Sucursal Panamá

BALBOA
Clinton Plaza Niko's Café
Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 15:30
Saturday Closed

PLAZA PANAMÁ
Edificio Inteligente, Calle 50, Planta baja
Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 15:30
Saturdays closed

COLON
Cristobal, besides Panama Ports
Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 15:00
Saturdays closed

Note: CVAC does not offer return courier service hence you will have to collect passports from the CVAC after the embassy of Canada returns if to CVAC.