Service and Service Charge Schedule

Service Charges for Application Handling: Effective 02 November 2019

Important Note:

  • If you need to provide your biometrics, the biometric fee of CAD $85 (per person) / CAD $170 (for a family of 2 or more) / CAD $255 (for a group of performing artists of 3 or more) covers the CVAC service charge for Package Transmission, with the exception of the following instances:

    • For any subsequent submissions of passport and/or documents after the initial package transmission, applicants will be required to pay the Package Transmission fee every time this request is made through the VAC.
    • Applicants who submit their passport or documents at a different VAC from the one where they initially provided their biometrics, the Package Transmission fees will apply.
    • If no package is transmitted at the time of biometric enrolment (when the application has been submitted online), the initial package transmission is included in the fee of CAD $85 for biometric enrolment and package transmission.
  • All applicants who are submitting paper applications (with or without biometrics) will need to pay the Assisted Service – Paper Application fee

If you do not need to provide biometrics and you are submitting your passport, documents, or both at the VAC, the Package Transmission fee will apply.

Service Charges for Services offered at the VAC:

SERVICE PRICE (PER APPLICANT) Amount in CAD (Including VAT) Amount in KRW (Including VAT)
Package transmission (per package) $20.00 18,000
Assisted Service – Paper Applications (per application) $22.38 20,140
Assisted Service – Online Forms (per form) $3.00 2,700
Assisted Service – Scanning (per page) $1.52 1,370
Self Service Workstation (per hour) $11.18 10,060
One-Way Courier Service (per package) $10.18 9,160
Short Message Service (SMS) (per Applicant) $2.75 2,480
Photocopying (price per page) $0.23 210
Printing (per page) $0.23 210

For complete details on the Additional Services offered at the CVAC, please click here.

Applicants intending to use the self-service workstation at the VAC are requested to carry their own USB/pen drives.

Please Note: The wait time at the self-assisted workstation will depend on the number of visitors for the day.

Please ensure you take your USB/pen drive back with you after the appointment, as it may contain important information. As per IRCC's guidelines, we are not permitted to retain any Personally Identifiable Information. If a device is left behind, a notification will be sent to you. If we do not receive a revert in two days, the device will be destroyed.

Methods of Payment

It is mandatory for the Government of Canada fee to be paid online.

How to pay Government of Canada Fee:

  • Pay your fees Online through IRCC website.
  • For any refund of fees paid to the Government of Canada, please Click here to request a Refund.

How to pay Canada Visa Application Centre service charges and optional service charges:

  • In person- You can pay the Canada Visa Application Centre service charges and additional services charges in Cash at the Canadian Visa Application Centre in Seoul.
  • By Mail- If you are submitting Mail in application Canada Visa Application Centre, service charges must be paid via bank transfer to VAC designated bank account followed by the information below;

    Name of Bank: Hana Bank
    Bank Account Number: 192-910006-69404
    Account Holder Name: 브이에프에스코리아 유한회사 (VFS Korea LLC)

    The name of the remitter should be the principal applicant’s name.

    Please include your payment receipt. In case you pay the fees by on-line bank transfer and you are not able to print any receipts, you may capture the information showing your name and amount, print out the screen shot and submit along with your application.

    Insufficient fees or documents sent to us may cause delays of application processing time or return to you.

Note: All service charges must be paid in Korean Won (KRW).