Service Charges effective 02 November 2018
All applicants presenting visa or permit applications at the Canada Visa Application Centre, in person or by courier, must include the service charge(s) for application handling. All applications paid at the Canada Visa Application Centres must also include the Government of Canada fees.
If you need to provide your biometrics, the biometric fee of CAD $85 (per person) / CAD $170 (for a family of 2 or more)/ CAD $255 (for a group of performing artists of 3 or more) covers the CVAC service charge for one (1) Package Transmission, with the exception of the following instances:
Service Charges for Services offered at the VAC:
|SERVICE PRICE (PER APPLICANT)||AMOUNT IN CAD (INCLUDING VAT)||AMOUNT IN BBD. (INCLUDING VAT)|
|Package transmission (per package)||$ 38.00||$ 50.70|
|Assisted Service - Paper Applications (per application)||$ 40.00||$ 53.30|
|Assisted Service – Online Forms (per form)||$ 22.46||$ 29.90|
|Assisted Service – Scanning (per page)||$ 0.25||$ 0.30|
|Self Service Workstation ( per hour)||$ 5.00||$ 6.70|
|Short Message Service (SMS) or mobile phone application||$ 2.50||$ 3.30|
|Photocopying (per page)||$ 0.66||$ 0.90|
|International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) compliant photography||$ 13.14||$ 17.50|
|Printing (per page)||$ 0.53||$ 0.70|
How to pay Canada Visa Application Centre service charges:
Please be informed that, for your convenience, the following payment methods are available:
If you are submitting Mail in application Canada Visa Application Centre service charges must be paid via a wire transfer in Barbados Dollars (BBD$). Please note that cheque payment is not accepted as a correct mode of payment.
Below are the Bank account details –
|Cash Deposits within Barbados||Telegraphic money transfers from outside Barbados|
|Bank: Bank of Nova Scotia||Bank: Bank of Nova Scotia|
|Account Name: DHL Barbados Limited||Account Name: DHL Barbados Limited|
|Account Number: 9008038||Account Number: 9008038|
|Branch Code: 40055||Branch Code: 73 00 20|
|-||Account Address: Broad Street, Bridgetown, Barbados,|
|-||Swift Code: NOSCBBBB|
For complete details on the Additional Services offered at the Canada Visa Application Centre please click here
Applicants who have opted to use our self-assisted services are requested to carry their own USB/pen drives.
Please Note: The wait time at the self-assisted workstation will depend on the number of visitors for the day.
Please ensure you take your USB/pen drive back with you after the appointment, as it may contain important information. As per IRCC's guidelines, we are not permitted to retain any Personally Identifiable Information. If a device is left behind, a notification will be sent to you. If we do not receive a revert in two days, the device will be destroyed.
It is mandatory for the Government of Canada fee to be paid online.
How to pay Government of Canada Fee:
Online by visiting the IRCC website. The website provides a fee list, and steps on how to make the payment. Pay your fees online through IRCC website
For any refund of fees paid to the Government of Canada, Please Click here to request a Refund
Applicants must pay the Government of Canada Fee online, directly to IRCC and present proof of payment (receipt) at the Visa Application Centre.