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Welcome to the website of the Canada visa application centre (CVAC) in Madagascar. VFS Global is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorised to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in Madagascar. The CVAC in Madagascar is operated by Satguru Tours and Travels in partnership with VFS Global.

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  • As per instruction from IRCC, Canada Visa Applicants are required to install the following update before printing and bring the validated paper copies of the 2D forms as instructed via: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/release-note/release-notes-acrobat-reader.html. Applicants may need to upgrade to version DC August 2019 (10.012.20040) if the current version DC August 2019(19.012.20036).

    A gentle reminder to bring all pages of the 2D forms. If the barcode page is not scan able, you would be requested to re-fill the forms manually to IRCC system which is running a Certified IRCC version 11 of Adobe reader at the internet kiosk in the centre.

  • Important Notice: Please note that you are required to install the following update before printing and bring paper copies of the 2D forms. The instructions are in the following link:

    https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/release-note/release-notes-acrobat-reader.html.

  • Please note that all applicants are advised  to upgrade to version DC August 2019 (10.012.20040) if they have version DC August 2019(19.012.20036) and you can bring all pages of the 2D forms, in case you need to manually input the form to our system which is running our Certified IRCC version 11 of Adobe reader.
  • Important Update: Please be informed that starting from 04 November 2019, VFS Global will accept applications and collect biometrics at the Canada Visa Application Centres in Antananarivo, Madagascar under a new set of requirements and services.
  • Important notice : Canada Visa Applicants may please note that the VACs are experiencing technical issues with the visa application forms. Applicants are requested to use Acrobat Reader XI- 11.0.09 version to fill up the form, validate and print the 2D Barcode form. You might be requested to re-fill the form at the internet kiosk in the centre, if the barcode page is not scan able
  • Booking of appointments for enrolling your biometrics at the VAC is absolutely free of cost. No payment should be made to outside parties for the booking of your appointment. In case you are unable to book an appointment visa the website, you should reach out to our Contact Centre and/or VAC directly. For more information on how to contact us, please refer to our Contact page.”
  • Important Update: Effective 11 February 2019, the Canada visa application centre in Antananarivo will no longer be accepting any visa/biometric fees via cash deposit at the bank, electronic fund transfer or debit/credit card at the application centre. The Online Visa/Biometric fee payment option is available on https://eservices.cic.gc.ca/epay
  • Important Update to the Biometric Enrolment process effective 31 July 2018.

    Effective 31 July 2018, you may need to give your fingerprints and photos (biometrics) at a Visa Application Centre when you apply for a visitor visa, study or work permit, or permanent residence if you are a national of a country or territory in Europe, the Middle East or Africa, or if you are a national of country that is already biometrics required. Visit Canada.gc.ca/biometrics for more information.

    Scheduling an appointment for Biometric Enrolment is optional – walk-in clients are always welcome to submit their biometrics without a prior appointment. Note however that a planned visit with a preferred time slot via an appointment at the Visa Application Centre guarantees prompt service, thus eliminating longer waiting time resulting in inconvenience. You can schedule an appointment at the nearest Visa Application Centre, either through the VAC website or by calling the call center at +261 0344279612 and +261 0344279704

    • Temporary resident visa, study and work permit applicants only need to give biometrics once every 10 years; and those who already provided biometrics also benefit from this initiative.
    • Permanent residence applicants will need to give biometrics with each application.
  • 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
  • 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. CVAC has no role or influence over the outcome of an application and will not offer any evaluative advice.
  • VFS Global is pleased to announce the opening of the Canada Visa Application Centre (CVAC) operated by Satguru Tours and Travels on 10th December 2018.
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