Important Update: The peak season has started and the number of applications and footfall are expected to get higher; you are advised to apply early to avoid the peak season rush and to avoid any delays.
Due to the new governmental restrictions on calls please ensure that you contact us either through our landline phone number (00964(0) 662246735 ) if you are calling from a landline number inside Kurdistan region or to call us on our new second helpline cellular number (00964-(0)7502144033) if you are calling from outside Kurdistan region or through a cellular .
Canada Visa Application Center has moved to a larger office at the same address and will be located on the same floor - Ground floor, Ster Tower, Gulan Street Erbil from Sunday, 10 December 2017.
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.
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 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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