Welcome to the website of the Canada visa application centre (CVAC) in Uganda. VFS Global is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorised to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in Uganda. The CVAC in Kampala is operated by the International organization for Migration (IOM) in partnership with VFS Global.

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  • Important Update: Please be informed that starting from 04 November 2019,VFS Global will accept applications and collect biometrics at the Canada Visa Application Centre in Uganda under a new set of requirements and services.
  • “Booking of appointments for enrolling your biometrics at the VAC is absolutely free of cost. No payment should be made to outside parties for the booking of your appointment. In case you are unable to book an appointment visa the website, you should reach out to our Contact Centre and/or VAC directly. For more information on how to contact us, please refer to our Contact page.”
  • Important Update: The CVAC in Kampala is currently experiencing significant wait times for biometric appointment availability. We would ask that applicants make every effort to attend their appointment. Failure to do so may cause delays and inconvenience to other visa applicants’.

    Please contact the CVAC and inform a Client Service Assistant in case of delay or cancellation or visit the VAC website to amend or cancel a previously scheduled appointment.

  • Important Update: New service charges come into effect on Friday, 2 November 2018. You are advised to check for updated information on this website prior to submitting an application.
  • Important Update to the Biometric Enrolment process effective 31 July 2018. Please view the complete information here...
  • 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 www.Canada.ca/eTA
  • 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.
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