Important Information

  • 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.
  • Important Update: As per the instruction from the Embassy of Canada in Jakarta, starting from 20 July 2017. A Canada Visa Fee Payment can only be accepted with an IRCC online payment. Bank Draft will be unacceptable as a proof of Visa Payment at Canada Visa Application Centre in Indonesia.
    Applicants are welcome to pay the Visa Fee by Credit Card online through this link. Please refer to the FAQ webpage for the payment guide
  • Important Notice on Processing Times:

    • All applications are processed first in/first out. Requests to expedite processing will be consider for emergencies only.
    • For more information on visa application average processing time, please visit IRCC website link
    • Inquiries from applicants whose applications have not exceeded the standard processing times since submission will not be responded by the Visa Office.
    • Processing times tell the applicants how long it took the Visa Office to process applications in the past after receiving a complete application package.
    • Processing times vary depending on how many applications received in the Visa Office.
    • Please note that an application may be delayed or returned if it’s not complete
    • Requests to borrow passports or withdraw applications must be sent to: and must include the applicant’s passport number.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Announcement of changes in the Canadian visa fees in Indonesian Rupiah. Based on the decision of the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the visa fee in the rupiah currency will change by February 15, 2016. For more information please visit the website or contact our helpline from Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:00.
  • 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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