Once submitted, you can easily track your visa application.
|Website via Track Your Application|
|Email – send an email to
Visit VAC to track application
Opt for VFS Global’s SMS facility to stay updated on the status of your application. This service is available at an additional charge.
Once the Canadian Visa Office has assessed your application, they will make a decision and affix a visa counterfoil to your passport, or issue a letter explaining why a visa could not be granted.
The Canadian Visa Office will then securely return your passport to the CVAC, who will inform you via your preferred method of communication. An update will also be provided on the Online Application Tracking System, that your passport is ready to be returned. You may then come to the CVAC to retrieve your passport.
Collection of Decision Envelope (in person/ representative)
case of collection of decision envelope through a third party, representative must present the following:
Collection of Decision Envelope (via courier)