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Service and Service Charge Schedule

Payment instructions for Canada Visa Application Centre services:

All applicants presenting visa or permit applications at the CVAC, in person or by courier, must include the service charge for application handling as well as the payment of the IRCC visa and biometrics fees. All applications paid at the CVACs account must also include surcharge for collection Visa and Biometric at CVAC/ Bank.

Determine your visa fee:

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

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

  1. Bank deposit in any Banco de Occidente branch to the account number 260-00582-2 under VFS Colombia S.A.S. (Bank account only for Visa and Biometric Payment). (Please provide original bank payment).
  2. Directly at the CVAC, only with any Visa or Mastercard debit or credit card.
  3. Online through IRCC website.

Payment Visa and Biometrics or permits should be made only in Banco de Occidente branch to the account number 260-00582-2 on behalf of VFS Colombia S.A.S

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

Service Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in Colombian Pesos COP (Including VAT)
Service Charge for Application Handling
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Price per Applicant *
$45.27 99,595 COP

* 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: please remember these services are optional

Service Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in Colombian Pesos COP (Including VAT)
Self Service computer terminal for form filling — Price per Applicant $5.33 11,725 COP
Assistance with filling in forms on self-service computer terminals — Price per Applicant $26.08 57,375 COP
Courier delivery of passport -Price each way - Price per applicant.  $11.31 24,880 COP
Photocopy Services — Price per Page $0.42 925 COP
Photography Services — Price per Person $5.56 12,230 COP
Surcharge for collection Visa and Biometric at CVAC/ Bank –Price per applicant- $5.16 11,350 COP
SMS notifications $2.00 4,400 COP
Secure transmission of passport to the Embassy of Canada in Colombia, upon request by visa office (for example, electronic application without biometrics) — Price per Passport $36.22 79,685COP

Methods of Payment

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

  • Debit and credit cards ( Visa and Master card only)
  • Payment on Banco de Occidente branch to the account: 260-00076-5 on behalf of VFS Colombia SAS