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Welcome to the website of the Canada visa application centre (CVAC) in Greece. VFS Global is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorised to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in Greece.

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  • Important Update: Please be informed that starting from 04 November 2019, VFS Global will accept applications and collect biometrics at the Canada Visa Application Centre in Athens under a new set of requirements and services.
  • 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 Aug 2019 (19.12.20040) if the current version DC Aug 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

  • Booking of appointment for enrolling your biometric at the VAC is absolutely free of cost. No payment should be made to outside parties for the booking of your appointment. In case if you are unable to book an appointment via the website, you should reach out to our call centre and/or VAC directly. For more information on how to contact us, please refer to contact us page.
  • Important Update: New service charges come into effect on Friday, 2 November 2018. You are advised to check for updated information on this website prior to submitting an application.
  • Important Update to the Biometric Enrolment process effective 31 July 2018. Please view the complete information here...
  • 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
  • We encourage you to schedule an appointment at the nearest Visa Application Centre either through the VAC website or by calling the call center at 00302106828607 Please note priority will be given to applicants with appointments. 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 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.
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Biometrics

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TRACK YOUR APPLICATION

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