Service and Service Charge Schedule

Services and Service Charge List with effect from 02 November 2016

Service Charges for Application Handling:

Service Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in ZAR (Including VAT)
Service Charge for Application Handling — Price per Applicant* $ 37.51 ZAR 375.10

Service Charges for Additional Services:

Service Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in ZAR (Including VAT)
Self Service computer terminal for form filling —
Price per Applicant
$ 13.51 ZAR 135.10
Assistance with filling in forms on Self Service computer terminals —
Price per Applicant
$ 25.89 ZAR 258.90
Photocopy Services —
Price per Page
$ 0.18 ZAR 1.80
Photography Services (4 photos)—
Price per Person
$ 7.83 ZAR 78.30
Secure transmission of passport to the Embassy of Canada in South Africa upon request by visa office (for example, electronic application) —
Price per Passport
$ 32.58 ZAR 325.80
Courier Early Delivery –
Price Per Applicant
$ 17.42 ZAR 174.20
Courier Overnight Express –
Price Per Applicant
$ 13.30 ZAR 133.00
SMS Services —
Price per Applicant
$ 2.00 ZAR 20.00

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 02 November 2016, 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 Bank Issued Cheque or Bank Draft payable to “The Canadian High Commission”. Bank Draft or Bank issued Cheque in Canadian Dollars payable to “The Receiver General for Canada” , along with submission of application.

    Or

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