Welcome to VFS Global
VFS Global is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorized to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in Albania. The Canada Visa Application Centre is operated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in partnership with VFS Global.
20 May 2020Following Ministerial Instructions issued by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration of Canada on April 9 and on April 29, 2020, applicants can no longer submit an application for temporary residence in paper at the VAC. New Ministerial Instructions issued on May 19, 2020 have extended this measure until June 9, 2020.
10 March 2020Due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, it is strongly recommended that applicants choose to have their passports returned to them at an address of their preference by using the courier services provided by the Visa Application Centre.
10 March 2020We are experiencing delays with shipments due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak. Please expect delays if you submitted an application.Please continue to visit this website for further updates and visit the IRCC website for updates on processing times.
08 August 2019Booking an appointment is mandatory for biometric enrolment