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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).

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  • Important Update: Both Canada Visa Application Centres in New York and Los Angeles will remain closed until further notice due to Covid-19. Please visit this website for further updates.
  • Important Update : Following the Mayor of Los Angeles “Safer at Home” and the Governor of California “Shelter in Place” orders, please note that the Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles is currently providing essential services only. Please check the Special measures to help temporary and permanent residents and applicants affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID‑19) implemented in IRCC in the meantime to answer your questions, and continue to check the VFS Visa application Centre website for updates on resumption of their services.

  • Important update: Following the Governor of New York’s “NY on Pause” orders, please note that the Visa Application Center (VAC) in New York is temporarily closed until further notice.
  • In the current circumstances, please note as well that IRCC will not refuse your application if you cannot complete the next step due to the novel coronavirus and that extensions were automatically given as per the Special measures. As this extension is automatic, you will no be sent an updated letter and you should not write to the visa office to request an extension or to request confirmation as we have insufficient resources available at the present time to respond to this type of inquiry. 

  • If you receive an email from IRCC requesting to send your passport at the Visa Application Centre in Los Angeles and need to submit for urgent reasons, please click here to receive instructions from the Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles.

  • For Los Angeles : If you are a Permanent Resident of Canada, the immediate family member of a Canadian citizen, or you fall under one of the designated exceptional circumstances, and require a travel document, visa or permit to travel to Canada, please click here to receive instructions from the Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles.

  • For New York : If you are a Permanent Resident of Canada currently in the United States without a valid PR card, please click here to receive instructions on how to apply for a travel document to return to Canada.
  • For more updates, we request our customers to check our website (www.vfsglobal.com) or the Embassy/Consulate website.

important information
  • IMPORTANT:

    • Following Ministerial Instructions issued by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration of Canada on 09 April 2020, applicants can no longer submit an application for temporary residence in paper at the VAC. New Ministerial Instructions issued on 29 April 2020 have extended this measure until 19 May 2020. All applications for temporary residence must now be submitted online via IRCC’s website: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/immigration-citizenship.html
    • If you submitted an application for temporary residence in paper to the VAC on or after 10 April 2020, your application will be returned to you.
    • Please note that the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration of Canada has also suspended the processing of temporary resident visa (visitor visa) applications that do not meet current travel restriction exemptions. For more details, visit the IRCC website.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here

Submit Passport and Other Documents

Passport

Have you been asked to submit your passport at the Visa Application Centre?

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Mandatory Consent Form

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Biometrics

Just need to submit biometrics?
Find out how to enroll your biometrics at one of the Canada Visa Application Centre's.

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Service and Service Charge Schedule
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TRACK YOUR APPLICATION

TRACK YOUR APPLICATION

If you have already submitted your application at the Visa application centre, to know the status of your application

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Public Holidays / Closures
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