Important Information

  • Important Update: New service charges come into effect on Sunday , 21 January  2018. You are advised to check for updated information on this website prior to submitting an application.
  • Application submission timings for Canada Visa Application Center in Doha has been revised, please visit contact us page and make note of submission hours before visiting application center.
  • The suspension of air and sea links between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates has resulted in delays in the processing of temporary resident applications for residents of Qatar as well delays in the return of passports to applicants. The Government of Canada is working to address these delays. For applications in process, applicants will be contacted by the Visa Application Centre once passports are ready for collection.
  • 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
  • The decision to issue or refuse a visa is made solely by 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.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here