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Service and Service Charge Schedule

Payment instructions for Canada Visa Application Centre services:

All applicants (in person or by courier/mail) who are submitting paper applications (with or without biometrics) mustto pay the Assisted Service – Paper Application fee. In addition, all applicants except those who must submit their Biometrics, will also need to pay the Package Transmission fee.

Determine your visa fee:

IMPORTANT: We inform you that as of 01 August 2019, the visa and biometrics fees must be paid only online on the IRCC website: https://eservices.cic.gc.ca/epay/

Check the IRCC Fee List to know what type of fees and the amount you must pay.

The following payment methods are available to pay visa and biometric fees:

  1. Pay your fees online through IRCC website.
  2. Tenga en cuenta que los pagos deben realizarse con tarjeta de crédito que sea válida para realizar transacciones en línea internacionales.
  3. Para su comodidad, puede utilizar la estación de Kiosk en el VAC para pagar las tarifas de GC en línea en IRCC.

Service Charges for Application Handling:

Payments for additional services, service charge and surcharge for collection Visa and Biometrics should be made in Banco de Occidente branch to the account: 260-00076-5 on behalf of VFS Colombia SAS

Important Note:

If you need to provide your biometrics, the biometric fee of $85 (per person) / $170 (for a family of 2 or more)/ $255 (for a group of performing artists of 3 or more) covers the CVAC service charge for Package Transmission, with the exception of the following instances:

For any subsequent submissions of passport and/or documents after the package transmission, applicants will be required to pay the Package Transmission fee every time this request is made through the VAC.

Applicants who submit their passport or documents at a different VAC from the one where they initially provided biometrics, Package Transmission fees will apply.

If no package is transmitted at the time of biometric enrolment (when the application has been submitted online), the initial package transmission is included in the fee of $85 for biometric enrolment and package transmission.

All applicants who are submitting paper applications (with or without biometrics) will need to pay the Assisted Service – Paper Application fee

If you do not need to provide biometrics and you are submitting your passport, documents, or both at the VAC, the Package Transmission fee will apply.

Service Charges for Services offered at the VAC:

SERVICE (PRICE PER APPLICANT) AMOUNT IN (INCLUDING VAT) AMOUNT IN COLOMBIAN PESOS (INCLUDING VAT)
Package transmission (per package) $15.09 35,460.00
Assisted Service - Paper Applications (per application)  $15.89 37,340.00
Collection of Government of Canada fees (per applicant)  $3.77 8,860.00
Assisted Service – Online Forms (per form) $10.41 24,465.00
Assisted Service – Scanning (per page) $0.25 590.00
Self Service Workstation (per hour) $5.00 11,750.00
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Compliant Photography $5.73 13,465.00
Short Message Service (SMS) or mobile phone application $2.50 5,875.00
Photocopying (per page) $0.43 1,010.00
Printing (per page) $0.45 1,060.00
One-Way Courier Service – within city limits (per package) $14.89 34,990.00
One-Way Courier Service – outside city limits (per package) $20.00 47,000.00
Two-Way Courier Service – within city limits (per package) $31.14 73,180.00
Two-Way Courier Service – outside city limits (per package) $40.00 94,000.00
Premium Lounge
*Important Information
$100.00 235,000.00
USB Drive $9.86 23,170.00
  1. Applicants intending to use the self-service workstation at the VAC are requested to carry their own USB/pen drives.
  2. Please Note: The wait time at the self-assisted workstation will depend on the number of visitors for the day.

Please ensure you take your USB/pen drive back with you after the appointment, as it may contain important information. As per IRCC's guidelines, we are not permitted to retain any Personally Identifiable Information. If a device is left behind, a notification will be sent to you. If we do not receive a revert in two days, the device will be destroyed.

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Booking an appointment* with VFS Global to submit your Canada visa application is a free service. Beware of persons who may demand payment for it.

The Premium Lounge service, which is available at an extra charge, is optional, and availing it is at your sole discretion.

Opting for the Premium Lounge service does not guarantee faster processing or a positive decision on your application.

*To book an appointment, please visit:  www.vfsglobal.com or

Call: 5715088184

E-mail:  info.cancol@vfshelpline.com

Methods of Payment

List of types of payment accepted at the Canada Visa Application Centre for Service Charges, service charge and surcharge for collection Visa and Biometrics

  • Debit cards ( Visa and Master card only)
  • Payment on Banco de Occidente branch to the account: 260-00076-5 on behalf of VFS Colombia SAS
  • Pay your fees online through the IRCC website
  • For any refund of fees paid to the Government of Canada, Please Click here to request a Refund
  • Click here for Visa Fee and Biometric Collection Fee amounts.