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Posted on June 23 2022

An important update for Canada visa applicants in India

By  Editor
Updated January 11 2024

Highlights of the VFS Update

  • Walk-in services for applicants willing to apply for Canada Visa in India at the Visa Application Centers (VAC).
  • The Visa Application Centres get opened on Saturdays only for the passport submission services and collection of decision envelopes.
  • Travel agents and representatives are not authorized to submit a passport or collect decision envelopes.

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Latest update for Canada visa applicants

  • Applicants in India can submit their passports and can only fetch their decision envelopes in person on Saturdays.
  • This facility is provided at the Visa Application Centres in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, and New Delhi.

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  • On Saturdays, the VAC's working hours will be from 9 AM – 2 PM. This facility is made available for the applicants who did not acquire a 2-way courier service.
  • Until further notice, travel agents and representatives are not allowed to submit Decision Envelopes and passports.

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  • During weekdays, applicants must continue using the two-way courier service to submit passport and Decision envelopes pickup.
  • A new directive issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) was updated for the Canada visa applicants in India on the Biometric Instruction Letters (BIL).
  • The expired passport submission letters and the passports submitted after the 30-day validity period are no longer accepted by the IRCC.

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  • Once the applicant receives the passport request letter, they need to submit the passport within 30 days.
  • Picking up the decision envelope and delivering the passport to High Commission should be under 30 days.

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