Welcome to the website of the Canada visa application centre (CVAC) in Philippines. VFS Global is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorized to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in Philippines
The Canada Visa Application Centre in Manila and Cebu, Philippines will remain closed until further notice due to the Covid-19. Please visit this website for further updates
Following Ministerial Instructions issued by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration of Canada on 09 April 2020, 29 April 2020 and 19 May 2020, applicants can no longer submit an application for temporary residence in paper at the VAC. New Ministerial Instructions issued on 09 June 2020 have extended this measure until 30 June 2020. All 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 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.
Important Update: We may experience disruptions and delays due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Please continue to visit this website for further updates and consult the IRCC website website for special measures in relation to coronavirus.
Important Notice: Owing to COVID-19 developments and due to the enhanced quarantine in the Philippines, the Visa Application Centre helpline for web chat is available from 07:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs and in English language only.
Please note, to track the status of your application please continue to use the VAC Track Your Application link.
Effective 03 November 2018, prior appointment is mandatory for Biometric Enrolment at all the Canada Visa Application Centres (CVAC) in Philippines. Depending on your nationality, you may already need to give biometrics.
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