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Service and Service Charge Schedule

Service Charges for Application Handling:

SERVICES (PRICE PER APPLICANT) Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in West African Franc (XOF) (Including VAT)
Service Charge for Application Handling $ 94.25 41 500

* 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 (PER APPLICANT PASSPORT) Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in West African Franc (XOF) (Including VAT)
Self Service computer terminal for form filling $8.52 3 500
Assistance with filling in forms on self-service computer terminals $18.25 8 000
Photocopy Services — Price per Page $0.18 75
Printing of application documents at CVAC — Price per Page $0.36 150
SSMS service $2.00 1 000
Secure transmission of passport to the Embassy of Canada in Dakar upon request by visa office (for example, electronic application) $ 75.40 33 000
Government of Canada Fee Collection & Remittance $ 3.89 1 500

Methods of Payment

Visa fees payment instructions:

Please follow the instructions detailed on this page. Click here.

Additionally, from 01 March 2018, you have the option to pay the Visa Fees in the below bank account:

  • BICIS Groupe, BNP PARIBAS
    2, avenue du Président Léopold Sédar Senghor
    BP 392, Dakar Sénégal

    Tel: (+221) 33 839 03 90
    Tel: (+221) 33 839 03 91
    Tel: (+221) 33 839 03 92

  • IOM Bank Acco

  • In-mail applications - The Canadian Embassy and IOM do not accept wire transfers.
  • List of types of payment accepted at the CVAC for Additional Service Charges
    • Cash only

In case you decide to pay the Visa fee into the BICIS account, you will need to pay the additional fee. Please refer to the table above: GC Fee Collection & Remittance per applicant.

Service fees bank deposit instructions:

Please deposit all the needed CVAC Service fees in the following bank account:

BICIS bank IOM Bank Account Number: 006047100074-90