Welcome to the website of the Canada visa application centre (CVAC) in New Zealand. VFS Global is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorized to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in New Zealand
Important Update: The Canada Visa Application Centre in Auckland, New Zealand will remain closed until further notice due to the Covid-19. Please visit this website for further updates.
Owing to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, our helplines services, including Telephone, Email and Webchat have been impacted.
“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 notice: Please be informed that the appointment scheduling service is necessary only for providing your biometric information. Please make your appointment when you consider you have all the necessary documents.
Effective Monday, 31 December 2018, prior appointment is mandatory for Biometric Enrolment at all the Canada Visa Application Centre (CVAC) in New Zealand.
Depending on your nationality, you may need to submit biometrics:
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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