Booking an appointment

Effective 02 November 2019, booking an appointment is mandatory for biometric enrolment at the Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Iraq.

To find out if you need to give biometrics, please visit

Please note: VFS Global collects personal information from the applicant for the sole purpose of scheduling appointments. Do not include any personal information other than what is required by the appointment scheduling system in emails, webchat, SMS or other non-secure electronic communications. You will be required to complete a consent form.

Please ensure you arrive at the VAC 15 minutes prior to your appointed time.

Please click here to Schedule an Appointment

Applicants may request an emergency appointment for the purpose of biometric collection.

Please note that an emergency biometric appointment will not affect IRCC’s processing time for the application. For any further information or questions, the Contact Centre is able to assist with any inquiries.