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Welcome to the website of the Canada visa application centre (CVAC) in United States. TT Services is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorized to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in United States. The Canada Visa Application Centre is operated by VFS Global on behalf of TT Visa Services Ltd (hereinafter TT Services).

important information
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: The VAC in Los Angeles no longer accepts Study Permit or Work Permit applications. Please submit your Study Permit and Work Permit applications by mail or in person to the VAC in New York.
  • Important Notice : You are eligible to receive a refund, if you had submitted your application during the period 02 November 2018 to 15 January 2019 and made additional payment towards value added services called “Courier Return”. To ascertain your refund eligibility, you are requested to send an email to info.canny@vfshelpline.com and share a copy of either Invoice cum receipt (ICR) or email notification of the status of your application. Once we receive the information and confirm your eligibility for the refund, we will mail the cheque to your home or business address hence you are requested to share your complete home or business address with zip code where you would like to receive the refund cheque. Once the address is received, your refund cheque will be issued and mailed back to you within 10 business days from the receipt of the information
  • Effective 03 November 2018, prior appointment is mandatory for Biometric Enrolment at all the Canada Visa Application Centres (CVAC) in United States. Depending on your nationality, you may already need to give biometrics.
  • Since July 31, 2018 – applicants from Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Starting December 31, 2018 – applicants from Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas
  • To find out if you need to give biometrics, please visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/biometrics.asp
  • Please note that appointments are mandatory in order to enroll biometrics at the Visa Application Centre. A planned visit with a preferred time slot at the Visa Application Centre guarantees prompt service thus eliminating longer waiting time resulting in inconvenience.
    • Applicants requesting emergency appointments for the purpose of biometric collection may do so provided suitable proof of the emergency is presented at the time of the appointment. Suitable proof may include a note or other documentation from an official. Please note that this proof only needs to be presented and will not be collected by the VAC, and that this will provide an emergency biometric appointment but not affect IRCC’s processing time for the application. For any further information or questions, the Contact Centre is able to assist with any inquiries.
  • Please click here to Schedule an Appointment
  • All applicants are requested to provide the latest version of the application forms and applicable checklist available in IRCC website. Please click here to Find Form and Guides
  • Important Update: New service charges come into effect on 01 June 2018. You are advised to check for updated information on this website prior to submitting an application.
  • 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. Canada Visa Application Centre has no role or influence over the outcome of an application and will not offer any evaluative advice.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here

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Passport

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Biometrics

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TRACK YOUR APPLICATION

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