Service and Service Charge Schedule

The following pricing table is only effective as of Saturday, 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:

Package Transmission (per package) $17.31 2077.00
Assisted Service – Paper Application (per application) $5.70 684.00
Collection of Government of Canada Fees (per Applicant) $7.00 840.00
Assisted Service – Online Forms (per form) $3.06 367.00
Assisted Service – Scanning (per page) $1.11 133.00
Self Service Workstation (per hour) $2.93 352.00
Photocopying (per page) $1.04 125.00
Printing (Per page) $1.04 125.00
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) compliant Photography $3.48 418.00
Short Message Service (SMS) (per Applicant) $2.75 330.00
One-Way Courier Service (per package) $24.89 2987

Applicants can go to the below branches that accept the Canadian visa fee in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore to pay the visa fees.

Methods of Payment of Service Charges

Payment Instructions for Canada Visa Application Centre Service Charges:

In person- Service charge payments for applications in person at the Canada Visa Application Centre has to be paid in cash

List of types of payment accepted at the Canada Visa Application Centre for Service Charges - only cash.

For complete details on the Additional Services offered at the Canada Visa Application Centre 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.

Pay your fees online through the IRCC website

  • For any refund of fees paid to the Government of Canada, Please Click here to request a Refund

Please note from 01 June 2015 visa fees will be paid in cash at the Visa Application Centre and must be in Pakistani Rupees (PKR). Click here for Visa Fee and Biometric Collection Fee amounts.

Visa Processing Fees and Service Charges, and other chosen optional service fees may be paid in cash in the Visa Application Centre.