Service charges

Service Charges effective 02 November 2019

If you need to provide your biometrics, the biometric fee of C$ 85.00 (per person) / C$ 170.00 (for a family of 2 or more) / C$ 255.00 (for a group of performing artists of 3 or more) covers the Visa Application Centre service charge for package transmission. For any subsequent submissions of passport and/or documents after the initial package transmission, applicants will be required to pay the package transmission fee.

All applicants who are submitting paper applications (with or without biometrics) will need to pay the assisted service - paper application fee.

If you do not need to provide biometrics and you are submitting your passport and/or documents at the Visa Application Centre, the package transmission fee will apply.

Methods of Payment

It is mandatory for the Government of Canada fee to be paid online in France. Find out how to pay the Government of Canada Fee by visiting IRCC’s Pay your Fees page online.

In-Person at the CVAC in Paris:

  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Certified cheque payable to “VF Services (UK) Limited”

In Person at the CVAC Lyon

  • Credit Card
  • Certified cheque payable to “VF Services (UK) Limited”

By Mail (Paris only):

  • Certified cheque payable to “VF Services (UK) Limited”
  • If sending your application by mail, please do not forget to enclose the service charge to have your passport sent back to you by secure courier.

Please refer to the above Service Charge Chart for details.

Should you choose to pay us by certified cheque, please ensure that it is payable to: VF SERVICES (UK) LIMITED
Once your payment has been issued by the postal services or by your bank agency, please ensure to check that the spelling matches exactly the above. Any spelling mistake will prevent us from cashing in your payment.

Please note: Personal cheques, company cheques and American Express cards are not accepted.

For any refund of fees paid to the Government of Canada, please click hereto request a refund from the Government of Canada.

Service Charges for Services offered at the VAC

Service Price (Per Applicant)

Amount in CAD (inc. VAT)

Amount in EUR (inc. VAT)

Package transmission (price per package)

$30.82

20.05

Assisted Service – Online Forms (price per form)

$3.00

1.95

Assisted Service –Paper Applications (price per application)

$12.93

8.40

Assisted Service – Scanning (price per page)

$1.25

0.80

Self Service Workstation (price per hour)

$11.15

7.25

One-Way Courier Service (per package)

$27.93

18.15

Photocopying (price per page)

$0.17

0.10

Printing (price per page)

$0.17

0.10

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) compliant photography

$8.56

5.55

Short Service Message (SMS) “per application”

$2.75

1.80

Additional Value-Added Services - Courier "outside France" "per Passport

 

 

Canary Islands(ES)

$132.93

86.40

Gibraltar

$60.42

39.25

Andorra

$84.60

55.00

Liechtenstein

$60.42

39.25

Switzerland

$60.42

39.25

Belgium

$41.10

26.70

Spain

$41.10

26.70

Luxembourg

$41.10

26.70

Monaco

$26.58

17.30

Portugal

$41.10

26.70

Acores & Madera (PT)

$108.76

70.70

DOM TOM (Overseas French Territories)

$150.70

97.95


Due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, all passports will only be returned using the courier services offered by the Visa Application Centre.

The Visa Application Centre is offering courier services at a discount of 10% on the courier prices listed in the pricing table on this website. This discounted rate will only be available from 15 June 2020 until 31st August 2020

*Service charges include all applicable local taxes and are subject to change as per government's notification.

**The CAD exchange rate is determined by the Canadian government.

New service charges became effective on 02 November 2019. The submission date for mail-in applications will be the date on which the Visa Application Centre receives the application. If a mail-in application is received and does not include correct payment for current service charges, the applicant will be contacted to pay the difference or the application will be returned back to the applicant.