Welcome to the website of the Canada visa application centre (CVAC) in India. VFS Global is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorised to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in India

  • Change in Visa Application Submission Timings of Chandigarh- VAC: Please note that with effect from 08 November 2017 visa application submission timings will be changed for Chandigarh VAC. For timings please click here.
  • Important Update: New service charges come into effect on Thursday, 2 November 2017. You are advised to check for updated information on this website prior to submitting an application.
  • Visa applicants may please note that the Visa application Centre in Mumbai will remain closed for application submission on Wednesday 30 August 2017 on account of the incessant rainfall and flood like situation.

    Applicants who require to collect their decision envelopes due to urgent travel requirements should check with the Call Centre prior to visiting the VIsa Centre.

  • The VAC in Chandigarh will remain closed on Friday, 25 August 2017 as a security measure in view of the ongoing situation in the city. Visa applicants with emergency travel requirements may please lodge an online visa application. The VAC will resume service effective Monday, 28 August 2017.
  • Canada Visa Applicants may please be informed that the office of the High Commission of Canada in New Delhi has introduced emailing of decision letters. This will apply to those applicants whose visa applications are processed at the High Commission of Canada in New Delhi and if an email address has been provided with their visa application.
  • As part of this new arrangement, if applicants find that that there is no visa affixed in their passport, they are requested to check their nominated email account for a communication from the High Commission of Canada in New Delhi.
  • There could be circumstances where an applicant would receive a decision letter via email prior to receiving the passport back from the High Commission of Canada.”
  • Please note that there is a change in Jalandhar and Chandigarh VAC submission and Collection timings wef from 19 July 2017 untill further notice. Please visit CONTACT US for more information
  • Change in Visa Application Submission Timings for Canada VAC-Jalandhar and Chandigarh 2-5 applications: 8:00 -10:00 - Applicants, Representatives and Travel Agents More than 5 applications: 10:30 -12:30- Applicants, Representatives and Travel Agents 1 application: 13:00 - 16:00
  • Change in VAC opening hours: There is a change in VAC opening timings for all Canada Visa Application Centres in India w.e.f. Wednesday, April 05, 2017 until further notice. Please visit “CONTACT US” for more information.
  • Effective 14 February 2017, a new Value added Service-“Printing Service” will be available in all the VAC’s in India. To read the complete information, please click here….
  • Please note that with effect from 19 November 2016, the VAC will no longer be able to accept the older version of the application forms dated 2010 or older. All applications submitted on or after 19 November 2016 will need to include the new version of the forms which can be accessed from our website based on the purpose of your travel.
  • 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 Government of India has withdrawn with immediate effect (midnight of November 8, 2016) the legal tender character of the existing and any older series banknotes in the denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 1000.

    VFS will accept Visa fees and VFS logistic charges in all denominations of all notes other than the existing & old high denomination notes of Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 . VFS shall also accept demand drafts favoring VFS Global Services Private limited.
  • Important Update : New service charges come into effect on Wednesday, 2 November 2016. You are advised to check for updated information on this website prior to submitting an application.
  • 22 January 2016: Canada Visa Applicants may please be informed that due to security regulations around Republic Day, access to visa application center in New Delhi will be restricted post 12:00 noon on Monday 25 January 2016...
  • 07 December 2015: Please be informed that Canada Visa Application Centre in Chennai is operational from today i.e. Monday, 07 December 2015.
  • 03 December 2015: Please be informed that Canada Visa Application Centre in Chennai will remain closed until further notice due to Torrential Rains.
  • 21 October 2015: Non-Availability of Biometrics Enrollment Service in New Delhi
  • Important Update : New service charges come into effect on Monday, 2 November. You are advised to check for updated information on this website prior to submitting an application.
  • 12 October 2015: Change of Timings New Delhi Visa Application Centre...
  • 29 September 2015: Pune Visa Application Centre Closure...
  • 28 September 2015: Relocation of Canada Visa Application Centre in New Delhi...
  • The decision to issue or refuse a visa is made solely by immigration officers of 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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