Find a visa application centre

Some VACs are opening

VACs are beginning to offer some services. New health and safety measures are in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Before you apply, make sure you:

You can submit your passport to a VAC only after you receive a request letter or email from us.

Some closed VACs accept passports sent by mail or courier only. Check your VAC’s website before you send your passport.

Find out how COVID-19 affects VAC services.

Visa application centres (VACs) are private companies that have formal contracts with the Government of Canada. They:

You can:

  • go to a VAC that isn’t in your country of residence
  • either call, email, or visit the VACs in person

You need to give your biometrics

In most cases, you now need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) after you apply.

You need to book an appointment to give your biometrics.

Find out who needs to give biometrics.

Find out how to submit an application for an authorization to return to Canada (ARC)

City Country/territory Website Notes
Tirana Albania Albania VAC Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services
Algiers Open with limited services Algeria Algeria VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Buenos Aires Temporarily closed Argentina Argentina VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Mendoza Temporarily closed Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier Argentina Argentina VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only
Yerevan Open with limited services Armenia Armenia VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Melbourne Open with limited services Australia Australia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Sydney Open with limited services Australia Australia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Vienna Open with limited services Austria Austria VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Baku Azerbaijan Azerbaijan VAC None
Manama Open with limited services Bahrain Bahrain VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Chittagong Temporarily closed Bangladesh Bangladesh VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Dhaka Open with limited services Bangladesh Bangladesh VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Sylhet Temporarily closed Bangladesh Bangladesh VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Bridgetown Open with limited services Barbados Barbados VAC
  • The VAC will provide only limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
La Paz Temporarily closed Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier Bolivia Bolivia VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only
Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina VAC Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services
Brasilia Temporarily closed Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier Brazil Brazil VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only
Porto Alegre Temporarily closed Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier Brazil Brazil VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only
Recife Temporarily closed Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier Brazil Brazil VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only
Rio de Janeiro Temporarily closed Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier Brazil Brazil VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only
Sao Paulo Temporarily closed Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier Brazil Brazil VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only.
Ouagadougou Open with limited services Burkina Faso Burkina Faso VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Rangoon (Yangon) Temporarily closed Burma (Myanmar) Burma (Myanmar) VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Phnom Penh Cambodia Cambodia VAC None
Yaoundé Open with limited services Cameroon Cameroon VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Santiago Temporarily Closed Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier Chile Chile VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice.
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only.
Beijing Open with limited services China China VACs
  • The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go.
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
Chengdu Open with limited services China China VACs
  • The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go.
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
Chongqing Open with limited services China China VACs
  • The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go.
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
Guangzhou Open with limited services China China VACs
  • The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go.
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
Hangzhou Open with limited services China China VACs
  • The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go.
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
Jinan Open with limited services China China VACs
  • The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go.
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
Kunming Open with limited services China China VACs
  • The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go.
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
Nanjing Open with limited services China China VACs
  • The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go.
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
Shanghai Open with limited services China China VACs
  • The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go.
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
Shenyang Open with limited services China China VACs
  • The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go.
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
Wuhan Open with limited services China China VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Bogota Open with limited services Colombia Colombia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Cali Open with limited services Colombia Colombia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Medellin Open with limited services Colombia Colombia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
San Jose Temporarily closed Costa Rica Costa Rica VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Kinshasa Open with limited services Democratic Rep. of Congo Democratic Rep. of Congo VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Santo Domingo Open with limited services Dominican Republic Dominican Republic VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Quito Open with limited services Ecuador Ecuador VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Cairo Egypt Egypt VAC Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services
San Salvador Open with limited services El Salvador El Salvador VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Addis Ababa Ethiopia Ethiopia VAC Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services
Suva Open with limited services Fiji Fiji VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Helsinki Finland Finland VAC None
Lyon Temporarily closed France France VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Paris Temporarily closed France France VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Tbilisi Open with limited services Georgia Georgia VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Berlin Open with limited services Germany Germany VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Düsseldorf Open with limited services Germany Germany VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Accra Open with limited services Ghana Ghana VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Athens Open with limited services Greece Greece VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Guatemala City Open with limited services Guatemala Guatemala VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Conakry Temporarily closed Guinea Guinea VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Georgetown Open with limited services Guyana Guyana VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Port-au-Prince Open with limited services Haiti Haiti VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Tegucigalpa Temporarily closed Honduras Honduras VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Hong Kong Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong VAC None
Ahmedabad Limited services by appointment only India India VACs
  • This VAC is offering biometrics collection services for priority family sponsorship applicants (spouse, partner and dependent child) and study permit applicants who plan to study at an approved designated learning institution (DLI).
    • By appointment only.
Bangalore Limited services by appointment only India India VACs
  • This VAC is offering biometrics collection services for priority family sponsorship applicants (spouse, partner and dependent child) and study permit applicants who plan to study at an approved designated learning institution (DLI).
    • By appointment only.
Chandigarh Limited services by appointment only India India VACs
  • This VAC is offering biometrics collection services for priority family sponsorship applicants (spouse, partner and dependent child) and study permit applicants who plan to study at an approved designated learning institution (DLI).
    • By appointment only.
Chennai Limited services by appointment only India India VACs
  • This VAC is offering biometrics collection services for priority family sponsorship applicants (spouse, partner and dependent child) and study permit applicants who plan to study at an approved designated learning institution (DLI).
    • By appointment only.
Hyderabad Limited services by appointment only India India VACs
  • This VAC is offering biometrics collection services for priority family sponsorship applicants (spouse, partner and dependent child) and study permit applicants who plan to study at an approved designated learning institution (DLI).
    • By appointment only.
Jalandhar Limited services by appointment only India India VACs
  • This VAC is offering biometrics collection services for priority family sponsorship applicants (spouse, partner and dependent child) and study permit applicants who plan to study at an approved designated learning institution (DLI).
    • By appointment only.
Kolkata Limited services by appointment only India India VACs
  • This VAC is offering biometrics collection services for priority family sponsorship applicants (spouse, partner and dependent child) and study permit applicants who plan to study at an approved designated learning institution (DLI).
    • By appointment only.
Mumbai Limited services by appointment only India India VACs
  • This VAC is offering biometrics collection services for priority family sponsorship applicants (spouse, partner and dependent child) and study permit applicants who plan to study at an approved designated learning institution (DLI).
    • By appointment only.
New Delhi Limited services by appointment only
Accepts requested passports sent by courier only
India India VACs
  • This VAC is offering biometrics collection services for priority family sponsorship applicants (spouse, partner and dependent child) and study permit applicants who plan to study at an approved designated learning institution (DLI).
    • By appointment only.
  • If you received a passport request letter from us, please email PassportSubmission@vfshelpline.com to coordinate submitting your passport by courier.
    • Don’t submit your passport without printing and including your passport request letter.
    • Visit the VAC’s website for more information.
Pune Limited services by appointment only India India VACs
  • This VAC is offering biometrics collection services for priority family sponsorship applicants (spouse, partner and dependent child) and study permit applicants who plan to study at an approved designated learning institution (DLI).
    • By appointment only.
Bali Temporarily Closed Indonesia Indonesia VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Jakarta Open with limited services Indonesia Indonesia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Erbil Open with limited services Iraq Iraq VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Dublin Temporarily closed Ireland Ireland VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Tel Aviv Open with limited services Israel Israel VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Rome Open with limited services Italy Italy VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Abidjan Open with limited services Ivory Coast Ivory Coast VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kingston Open with limited services Jamaica Jamaica VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Montego Bay Open with limited services Jamaica Jamaica VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Tokyo Open with limited services Japan Japan VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Osaka Open with limited services Japan Japan VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Amman Open with limited services Jordan Jordan VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Almaty Temporarily closed Kazakhstan Kazakhstan VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Nur-Sultan Open with limited services Kazakhstan Kazakhstan VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Nairobi Open with limited services Kenya Kenya VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Pristina Temporarily closed Kosovo Kosovo VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Kuwait City Open with limited services Kuwait Kuwait VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Bishkek Temporarily closed Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only
Beirut Open with limited services Lebanon Lebanon VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Skopje Open with limited services Macedonia Macedonia VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Antananarivo Open with limited services Madagascar Madagascar VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kuala Lumpur Open with limited services Malaysia Malaysia VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Bamako Open with limited services Mali Mali VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Port Louis Open with limited services Mauritius Mauritius VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Mexico City Temporarily Closed
Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier
Mexico Mexico VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only
Chisinau Moldova Moldova VAC Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services
Ulaanbaatar Temporarily closed Mongolia Mongolia VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Rabat Open with limited services Morocco Morocco VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kathmandu Open with limited services Nepal Nepal VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Auckland Open with limited services  New Zealand New Zealand VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Managua Temporarily closed Nicaragua Nicaragua VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Niamey Open with limited services Niger Niger VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Abuja Open with limited services Nigeria Nigeria VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Lagos Open with limited services Nigeria Nigeria VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Muscat Open with limited services Oman Oman VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Islamabad Open with limited services Pakistan Pakistan VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Karachi Open with limited services Pakistan Pakistan VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Lahore Open with limited services Pakistan Pakistan VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Panama City Open with limited services Panama Panama VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Asuncion Temporarily closed Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier Paraguay Paraguay VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only
Lima Open with limited services Peru Peru VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Cebu Open with limited services Philippines Philippines VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Manila Open with limited services Philippines Philippines VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Warsaw Open with limited services Poland Poland VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Doha Open with limited services Qatar Qatar VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Bucharest Open with limited services Romania Romania VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Moscow Open with limited services Russia Russia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Novosibirsk Open with limited services Russia Russia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Rostov-on-Don Open with limited services Russia Russia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Saint Petersburg Open with limited services Russia Russia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Vladivostok Open with limited services Russia Russia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Yekaterinburg Open with limited services Russia Russia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kigali Open with limited services Rwanda Rwanda VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Castries Open with limited services Saint Lucia Saint Lucia VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kingstown Open with limited services Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VAC
  • The VAC will provide only limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Al Khobar Open with limited services Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Jeddah Open with limited services Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Riyadh Open with limited services Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Dakar Open with limited services Senegal Senegal VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Belgrade Open with limited services Serbia Serbia VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Singapore Open with limited services Singapore Singapore VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Cape Town Open with limited services South Africa South Africa VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Pretoria Open with limited services  South Africa South Africa VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Seoul South Korea South Korea VAC None
Madrid
Open with limited services
Spain Spain VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Colombo Open with limited services Sri Lanka Sri Lanka VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Stockholm Open with limited services Sweden Sweden VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Taipei Taiwan Taiwan VAC None
Dushanbe Temporarily closed Tajikistan Tajikistan VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
Dar es Salaam Tanzania Tanzania VAC Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services
Bangkok Open with limited services Thailand Thailand VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
The Hague Open with limited services The Netherlands The Netherlands VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Port of Spain Open with limited services Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Tunis Open with limited services Tunisia Tunisia VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Ankara Open with limited services Turkey Turkey VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Istanbul Open with limited services Turkey Turkey VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kampala Open with limited services Uganda Uganda VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kyiv Open with limited services Ukraine Ukraine VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Lviv Open with limited services Ukraine Ukraine VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Abu Dhabi Open with limited services United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Dubai
Open with limited services
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
London Open with limited services United Kingdom United Kingdom VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Los Angeles Temporarily closed
Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier
United States United States VACs
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only
New York Open with limited services United States United States VACs
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Montevideo Temporarily closed Accepts some documents sent by mail or courier Uruguay Uruguay VAC
  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment
  • If you received a request letter or email from us, you can submit your passport to the VAC by mail or courier only
Caracas Open with limited services Venezuela Venezuela VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Hanoi Vietnam Vietnam VAC None
Ho Chi Minh Vietnam Vietnam VAC None
Harare Open with limited services Zimbabwe Zimbabwe VAC
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.

Your information and privacy are protected

  • VACs don’t play a role in the decision-making process and are expressly forbidden to provide you with any visa-related advice.
  • All decisions on applications are made by Canadian migration officers at an IRCC office.
  • VACs don’t represent the Government of Canada. VACs are managed by private companies or international organizations. They’re only authorized to provide specific services to applicants under the terms of a formal contract with IRCC.
  • Protection of personal information is a primary consideration for the Government of Canada when selecting the VAC service provider. Each VAC must protect personal information. Any failure to comply with the terms of the formal contract between the Government of Canada (GC) and the service provider could result in the cancellation of the contract.
  • If you suspect your privacy was breached, report a privacy concern.
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