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

  • “Booking of appointments for enrolling your biometrics at the VAC is absolutely free of cost. No payment should be made to outside parties for the booking of your appointment. In case you are unable to book an appointment visa the website, you should reach out to our Contact Centre and/or VAC directly. For more information on how to contact us, please refer to our Contact page.”
  • Important notice: Please be informed that the appointment scheduling service is necessary only for providing your biometric information. Please make your appointment when you consider you have all the necessary documents.
  • Important Update: New service charges come into effect on Friday, 2 November 2018. You are advised to check for updated information on this website prior to submitting an application.
  • Important Update to the Biometric Enrolment process effective 31 July 2018. Please view the complete information here...
  • Application submission timings for Canada Visa Application centre in Doha has been revised, please visit contact us page and make note of submission hours before visiting application centre.
  • The suspension of air and sea links between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates has resulted in delays in the processing of temporary resident applications for residents of Qatar as well delays in the return of passports to applicants. The Government of Canada is working to address these delays. For applications in process, applicants will be contacted by the Visa Application Centre once passports are ready for collection.
  • 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
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here

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