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 Ethiopia. The Canada Visa Application Centre is operated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in partnership with VFS Global.

Apply for a visa
Find information and begin your application
Book an appointment
Schedule your appointment with us

Find a centre

Information about your local centre

Buy services

Enjoy a faster, more convenient and more luxurious application

Important information

  • 20 May 2020
    Following 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.
  • 06 May 2020
    The Canada Visa Application Centre (CVAC operated in partnership with IOM) will be closed on 08th May 2020 due to the planned relocation.
  • 19 April 2020
    The Canada Visa Application Centre (CVAC operated in partnership with IOM) is moving to Kirkos Subcity, Woreda 08, Road to UNECA, Behind Zequala complex, YeMez building - Level 2, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 11th May 2020.
  • 08 August 2019
    Booking an appointment is mandatory for biometric enrolment.