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Service and Service Charge Schedule

Services and Service Charge List with effect from 29 November 2018

Service Charges for Application Handling:

SERVICE (PRICE PER APPLICANT) Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in ZAR (Including VAT)
Service Charge for Application Handling $ 51.71 ZAR 517.10

Service Charges for Additional Services:

SERVICE (PRICE PER APPLICANT PASSPORT) Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in ZAR (Including VAT)
Self Service computer terminal for form filling $ 14.52 ZAR 145.20
Assistance with filling in forms on Self Service computer terminals $ 26.97 ZAR 269.70
Photocopy Services —
Price per Page
$ 0.21 ZAR 2.10
Photography Services $ 8.58   ZAR 85.80
Secure transmission of passport to the Embassy of Canada in South Africa upon request by visa office (for example, electronic application) $ 41.37 ZAR 413.70
Courier Early Delivery $ 19.21 ZAR 192.00
Courier Overnight Express $ 14.58 ZAR 145.80
SMS Services $ 2.50 ZAR 25.00
GC Fee Collection and Remittance $ 3.56 ZAR 35.60

Note: To use courier form for delivery of processed applications click here

Note: Please be informed that for all applications submitted at the VAC from 29 November 2018, revised charges shall be applicable. The submission date for Couriered 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.

Though fees are listed in Canadian Dollars, the CVAC will only accept payments in ZAR.


Methods of Payment

  • Payment Instructions for CVAC Service Charges:

    In person- By Cash Deposit at the Bank with Passport number as Reference / Debit or Credit Card along with submission of application (If not eligible for Biometrics)

    By Courier- Cash Deposits within South Africa and Telegraphic Money Transfers from outside South Africa

    Cash Deposits within South-Africa Telegraphic money transfers from outside South- Africa
    Bank: Nedbank Bank: Standard Chartered
    Account Name: VFS Visa Processing (SA) Pty Ltd Account Name: VFS Visa Processing (SA) (Pty) Ltd – Canada Operations
    Account Number: 1049565797 Account Number: 001 880505 11
    Branch Code: 198765. Branch Code: 73 00 20
      Account Address: 5th Floor, 4 Sandown Valley Crescent, Sandton, 2196
      Swift Code: SCBLZAJJ
  • Payment Instructions for Additional Services:

    In person- By Cash Deposit at the Bank with Passport number as Reference / Debit or Credit Card along with submission of application (If not eligible for Biometrics)

    By Courier- Cash Deposits within South Africa and Telegraphic Money Transfers from outside South Africa

  • List of types of payment accepted at the CVAC for Service Charges : Cash Deposit at the Bank, Debit or Credit Card (Diners and American Express Cards not accepted), Telegraphic Money Transfers from Outside South Africa.

  • Payment Instructions for Visa Fees:

    • In person- By Cash Deposit at the Bank with Passport number as Reference / Debit or Credit Card including GC amount per Fee Collection and Remittance amount per applicant along with submission of application (If not eligible for Biometrics)
    • By Courier- Cash Deposits within South Africa including GC amount per Fee Collection and Remittance amount per applicant and Telegraphic Money Transfers including GC amount per Fee Collection and Remittance amount per applicant from outside South Africa
Cash Deposits within South-Africa Telegraphic money transfers from outside South- Africa
Bank: Nedbank Bank: Standard Chartered
Account Name: VFS Visa Processing (SA) Pty Ltd Account Name: VFS Visa Processing (SA) (Pty) Ltd – Canada Operations
Account Number: 1049565797 Account Number: 001 880505 11
Branch Code: 198765. Branch Code: 73 00 20
- Account Address: 5th Floor, 4 Sandown Valley Crescent, Sandton, 2196
- Swift Code: SCBLZAJJ

Or

Pay Government of Canada Visa fees as per instructions on the Pay your fees.