Welcome to the website of the Canada Visa Application Centre (CVAC) in Uruguay. TT Services is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorized to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in Uruguay. The Canada Visa Application Center is operated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in partnership with TT Services.
The Canada VAC in “Montevideo” is closed to the public, but will provide passport return services via courier only with effect from 27th October 2020 (Tuesday and Thursday 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.
The VAC in “Montevideo” is closed to the public, but will provide Passport Submission services with effect from 27th October 2020 (Tuesday and Thursday 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 in-person at the VAC is not permitted until further notice.
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 Citizenship and Immigration of Canada on 9 April, 29 April, 19 May, 9 June and 1 July 2020 applicants can no longer submit an application for temporary residence in paper at the VAC. New Ministerial Instructions issued on 1 October 2020 have extended this measure until 31 January 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: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/immigration-citizenship.html
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 1 July 2020, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration of 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.
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Please note, for the sole purpose of scheduling an appointment, TT Services will collect Personal Information from you. A consent form will be required authorizing the same.
The decision to issue or refuse a visa is made solely by immigration officers of 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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