Welcome to the website of the Canada visa application center (CANADA VISA APPLICATION CENTRE) in Paraguay. TTServices is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorized to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in Paraguay. The CANADA VISA APPLICATION CENTRE is operated by VFS Global on behalf of TT Visa Services Ltd (hereinafter TT Services).
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The VAC in “Asuncion” is closed to the public, but will provide Passport Submission and Permanent Resident Travel Document intake and services with effect from 5th April 2021 (Monday - Friday from 9:00 to 12:00). Applicants are requested to send their passports to the VAC by mail or using a courier service. Submission of passports and PRTD in-person at the VAC is not permitted until further notice.
The Canada VAC in “Asuncion” is closed to the public, but will provide passport return services via courier only with effect from 5th April 2021 (Monday - Friday from 9:00 to 12:00). A VAC representative will contact applicants whose passports are ready to be returned and will provide further details regarding how passports will be returned to applicants via the courier service provided by the VAC.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, all passports will only be returned using the courier services offered by the Visa Application Centers.
The Visa Application Center is offering courier services at a discount of 10% on the courier prices listed in the pricing table on this website. This discounted rate will only be available from 1 November 2020 until further notice during which time, the 10% discounted price for courier services will be PGY 36,600.00
For important updates regarding validity of you Biometric Instruction Letters, please visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/coronavirus-covid19/biometrics.html
Please note that VFS does not have information about the status of an application that has been submitted online or being processed at the Visa Office. If you require information about the status of your application, please contact IRCC directly by completing the Web Form
Additional information can be found on IRCCs Covid-19 page https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/coronavirus-covid19.html
Following Ministerial Instructions issued by the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on April 9, April 29, May 19, June 9, July 1, October 1, 2020 applicants can no longer submit an application for temporary residence in paper at the VAC. New Ministerial Instructions issued on February 1, 2021 have extended this measure until September 30, 2021 with some exemptions. Please check the IRCC website to find out more about these exemptions.
Most applications for temporary residence must continue to be submitted online via IRCC’s website:
If you submitted an application for temporary residence in paper to the VAC and are not eligible under one of these exemptions, your application will be returned to you.
Please note that as of July 1, 2020, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada lifted the suspension on the processing of temporary resident visa (visitor visa) applications. Although processing of applications has resumed, travel restrictions to Canada remain in place. For more details, visit the IRCC website.
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.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ON-PAPER APPLICATION VISA SUBMISSION
PRINTING YOUR VISA APPLICATION FORM
Please be inform that due an internal IT issue, IRCC recommend the usage of Adobe Reader Version 11 (Older Version) to open and print your Visa Application Form, instead of using the new updated Adobe Reader version 2019.012.20036.
Please note that printing your 2D barcode with the newest Adobe Reader may affect the scanning process in the VAC and may cause the Visa Application Forms to be unreadable in the IRCC system and delay the processing time in the Visa Application Center.
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. CANADA VISA APPLICATION CENTRE has no role or influence over the outcome of an application and will not offer any evaluative advice.
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