Service and Service Charge Schedule

Your payment allows you to submit your application through the CVAC. Your application can be accepted, refused or modified by the Embassy of Canada in its full right. Once service charges have been paid, they cannot be refunded, even in the case of a visa refusal or cancelling an application.

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Service Charge Chart

Please consult the chart below in order to calculate the total amount to pay.

Services and Service Charge Schedule with effect from 02 November 2016.

SERVICE CHARGE CHART
Effective on: 02 November 2016
How to calculate your total cost?

Please browse through the tables below in order to add up your total cost. You may find assistance with some examples given at the end. Unless otherwise mentioned, service charges are cumulative from one table to another (VAT included). You can therefore calculate your total cost based on the following equation depending on which tables apply: TotalA + TotalB + TotalC + TotalD

NOTE: Please refer to the IRCC Website to add your total visa fees.


A Mandatory service charges Description Total CAD Total €
Service charge (mandatory) Service charge for the handling of your application. + $ 33.02 + 23.00 €
If you need to give your biometrics, your biometric fee (CAD $85) covers the above service charge. + $ 0.00 + 0.00 €
 
B Optional service charges Description Total CAD Total €
Fee List GC Note: This is a mandatory charge if you are paying your GC fee at the VAC + $ 1.96 + 1.35 €
Delivery service Collection at the counter in our Paris office
If you wish to collect your passport in person at the counter.
+ $ 0.00 + 0.00 €
Destination: France (continent), France (Corsica)
Provision of a secured courier delivery envelope to send you back your passport. One envelope must be paid for each passport.
+ $ 26.22 + 18.30 €
Destination: France Monaco
Provision of a secured courier delivery envelope to send you back your passport. One envelope must be paid for each passport.
+ $ 24.48 + 17.05 €
Destination: outside of France
Please see Table D below
See Table D
Passport Transmission Transmission of passport to the Embassy of Canada once you receive their letter requesting your passport. + $ 27.98 + 19.50 €
If you gave your biometrics at our CVAC in Paris, your biometric fee (CAD $85) covers the passport transmission service charge. + $ 0.00 + 0.00 €
Photo Booth (in CVAC only) Take photos required for your visa application in our dedicated photo booth (price per applicant). + $ 8.04 + 5.60 €
Photocopy Service (in CVAC only) Make photocopies of documents required for your visa application (price per page). + $ 0.17 + 0.10 €
Form Filling (in CVAC only) Use of our dedicated self-service computer terminal to complete your visa application form (price per applicant). + $ 6.75 + 4.70 €
Assisted Form Filling (in CVAC only) Complete your visa application form with full assistance from a CVAC staff member (price per applicant). + $ 16.88 + 11.75 €
SMS-email service Receive an automated SMS and email at every new stage of your visa application. You will be notified when the application process is complete. + $ 2.00 + 1.40 €
 
C IRCC Fees
Visa Fee (mandatory) Please refer to the IRCC Fee list to add your total IRCC visa fee. + your total IRCC visa fee + your total IRCC visa fee
Biometric Fee (if required) Find out if you need to give your biometrics. If you need to give your biometrics, this fee covers the mandatory service charge in Table A and the passport transmission service charge in Table B. + $ 85.00 + 60.00 €
 
D Delivery Service
Provision of a secured courier delivery envelope to send you back your passport. One envelope must be paid for each passport.
  Country Total CAD Total €
Delivery Service
Canary Islands (ES) + $ 122.40 + 85.30 €
Gibraltar + $ 55.64 + 38.80 €
Andorra + $ 77.89 + 54.30 €
Liechtenstein + $ 55.64 + 38.80 €
Switzerland + $ 55.64 + 38.80 €
Belgium + $ 37.83 + 26.35 €
Spain + $ 37.83 + 26.35 €
Luxembourg + $ 37.83 + 26.35 €
Portugal + $ 37.83 + 26.35 €
Acores & Madeira (PT) + $ 100.15 + 69.78 €
Overseas French Territories + $ 138.77 + 96.70 €

Please be informed that for all applications submitted at the VAC from 2 November 2016, revised charges shall be applicable. The submission date for Mail-in 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.

Accepted Methods of Payment

In-Person at the CVAC in Paris:

  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Certified cheque payable to “VF Services (UK) Limited

By Post:

  • Certified cheque payable to “VF Services (UK) Limited

If sending your application by post, please do not forget to enclose the service charge to have your passport sent back to you by secure courier. Please refer to the above Service Charge Chart for details.

Should you choose to pay us by certified cheque, please ensure that it is payable to: VF SERVICES (UK) LIMITED

Once your payment has been issued by the postal services or by your bank agency, please ensure to check that the spelling matches exactly the above. Any spelling mistake will prevent us from cashing in your payment.

Please note: Personal cheques, company cheques and American Express cards are not accepted.