Service and Service Charge Schedule

As of 1 April 2015, the new “GC Fees Collection and Remittance Fee” will apply when paying your Visa and Biometric Fees at the CVAC.

Service Charges for Application Handling:

Core Services Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in GHS (including VAT)
Service Charge for Application Handling Per Applicant*  $36.50    GHS128.00

* 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:

Value Added Service Amount in C$ (Including VAT) Amount in GHS (Including VAT)
Self Service computer terminal for form filling - Price Per Applicant $8.52 GHS30.00
Assistance with filling in forms on self service computer terminals - Price Per Applicant $18.25 GHS64.00
Photocopy Services – Price Per Page $0.18 GHS1.00
Printing of application documents at CVAC – Price Per Page $0.36 GHS 1.00
Secure transmission of passport to Embassy in Ghana upon request by visa office (ex: electronic application) – Price Per Passport $29.20 GHS102.00
GC Fees Collection and Remittance Fee – per person $10.32 GHS36.00
SMS Service $2.00 GHS7.00
Courier per passport – Ghana Zone 1 (Accra) $6.89 GHS 24.00
Courier per passport – Ghana Zone 2 (Kumasi, Takoradi, Tema) $7.42 GHS 26.00
Courier per passport – Ghana Zone 3 (Tamale, Cape Coast,, Koforidua, Sunyani) $11.13 GHS 39.00
Courier per passport – Ghana Zone 4 (Tarkwa, Obuasi, Dunkwa) $13.79 GHS 48.00
Courier per passport – Ghana Zone 5 (Bolgatanga, Wa) $14.85 GHS 52.00
Courier per passport – Benin $81.66 GHS 286.00
Courier per passport – Liberia $81.66 GHS 286.00
Courier per passport – Sierra Leone $ 81.66 GHS 286.00
Courier per passport – Togo $ 81.66 GHS 286.00

Methods of Payment

  • Payment Instructions for CVAC Service Charges and Visa fees:

    • In person- You can pay the visa fees and the CVAC service charges (including the GC Fees collection and remittance fee) in a single payment in Cedis only. For visa and biometric fees information you can consult the IRCC Website.
  • By Mail-

    • You can pay the visa fees and the CVAC service charges in a single payment by bank transfer or with a bank deposit with the exact amount in Cedis to the bank account below. The CVAC service charges must include the application handling cost and the GC fees collection and remittance fee, for a total of GHS 164.00 an the appropriate courier fee for the return of your passport, while for visa fees you can consult the website of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada here.
    • The receipt should include applicant’s full name and the word CVAC:
    • Bank Name: ECOBANK Ghana Limited
    • Account Name: International Organization For Migration
    • Account Branch: Head Office
    • Account Number: 0010134402080802
    • Swift Code: ECOCGHAC
    • Mail in your completed and signed application forms and checklists, signed CVAC consent form, along with your passport, photographs, all required documents as per checklist and proof of payment and place everything in a sealed envelope and include self-addressed prepaid envelope and mail it to :

      Canada visa Application Centre (CVAC)
      International Organization for Migration (IOM) Ghana
      House 10, Plot 48, Osu badu Road/Broadway
      Airport West, Accra

  • List of types of payment accepted at the CVAC for Service Charges

  • Cash for service application handling and additional services