Welcome to the website of the Canada Visa Application Centre (CVAC) in Venezuela. TT Services is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorized to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in Venezuela. The Canada Visa Application Centre is operated by VFS Global in partnership with TT Services.
For information on re-opening of the Canada Visa Application Centre, Click Here
The Visa Application Centre in Caracas will re-open for business on Monday, 16th November 2020 and will provide the following limited services until further notice.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, all passports will only be returned using the courier services offered by the Visa Application Centers.
The Visa Application Center is offering courier services at a discount of 10% on the courier prices listed in the pricing table on this website. This discounted rate will only be available from March 2020 until further notice
Following Ministerial Instructions issued by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration of Canada on 9 April, 29 April, 19 May, 9 June and 1 July 2020 applicants can no longer submit an application for temporary residence in paper at the VAC. New Ministerial Instructions issued on 1 October 2020 have extended this measure until 31 January 2021 with some exemptions. Please check the IRCC website to find out more about these exemptions.
Most applications for temporary residence must continue to 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 and are not eligible under one of these exemptions, your application will be returned to you.
Please note that as of 1 July 2020, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration of Canada lifted the suspension on the processing of temporary resident visa (visitor visa) applications. Although processing of applications has resumed, travel restrictions to Canada remain in place. For more details, visit the IRCC website.
For important updates regarding validity of you Biometric Instruction Letters, please visit:https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/coronavirus-covid19/biometrics.html
Please note that VFS does not have information about the status of an application that has been submitted online or being processed at the Visa Office. If you require information about the status of your application, please contact IRCC directly by completing the Web Form
Additional information can be found on IRCCs Covid-19 page https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/coronavirus-covid19.html
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.
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.
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