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 (10.012.20040) 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.
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 Dublin, Ireland under a new set of requirements and services. For information on the VAC service changes for applications submitted on or after 04 November 2019, please visit www.Canada.ca/visa-application-centre.
For applications submitted on or before 01 November 2019, the Canada Visa Application Centre will continue to provide services until 31 January 2020. During this period, the VAC will remain open for applicants to collect their documents. The last date for the collection of documents will be 31 January 2020. A notification will be sent to applicants when documents are ready for collection.
Applications received after COB on 01 November 2019 must be prepared according to the new requirements. If we receive a mail-in application after COB that was prepared according to the old requirements, it will hold up the processing of the application, and may result in its return to the sender.
For applications received on or before 01 November 2019, the VAC will continue to return documents to applicants at the VAC from 04 November 2019 until 31 January 2020. A notification will be sent when the documents are ready for collection.
The VAC will return all unclaimed documents to the IRCC Office on 03 February 2020. The IRCC Office will coordinate the return of documents for these applications.
Please visit www.Canada.ca/visa-application-centre for more details on the VAC service changes.