Monday, 9 April 2018

Canada Visa Application Online - How to Apply for Canadian Visa in Nigeria

This is a full Guidelines on how to apply or Candian Visa in Nigeria.

Canada Visa Application Sometimes give applicants a tough time but today we are here for you because we are going to give you the steps needed when applying for Candian Visa Online  in Nigeria 

Canada Visa Application
 


First, You need to bear in mind that applying for a Canadian visa in Nigeria is a fairly long process. But it’s quite easy, and it is something you can handle yourself. 


Follow these simple steps to apply for Canada visa in Nigeria (Canadian visa):

1. Check your eligibility


Before you can be allowed to visit Canada, you must meet these conditions:

  • You must have a valid international passport 
  • You must be of sound health 
  • You must be able to convince the Canadian immigration officer that you have a job, business, assets, or family that will compel you to come back to Nigeria after your short stay in Canada 
  • You must have enough money to cover your stay in Canada 
  • You must have all the requirements that must be submitted to the Visa application center. Visit this page to see the requirements.

You will not be allowed to visit Canada if you pose a security risk, have committed human right violations, have been once convicted of a crime, have a serious health problems, have a serious financial problems or have an ineligible family member accompanying you to Canada. In addition, your visa application will be declined if you lied in your application or interview.

2. Complete the visa application form


Note that before completing your visa application form, you will need to decide whether you’re applying for a temporary resident visa, student visa, or work permit.

There are two ways to complete your application form:

You can fill the form online (Visit this page to get the form) provided you have a scanner or camera to create electronic copies of your document for uploading and a valid credit card for payment.

Alternatively, you can fill the form offline. This option is recommended for Nigerians. Here are the steps involved:
Download the Temporary Resident Visa application forms and Instruction Guide on this page.
The instruction guide contains all the information that will help you complete your application form correctly and successfully. The completed application must include the barcode page.

3. Complete VFS consent form


Download the VFS consent form Here. Fill the form and attach it with your application form. If you don’t have this form — duly completed and signed — attached to your application, it will be returned to you.


4. Pay the visa application fees


Visit the Canada Visa Application Center (CVAC) to pay the required visa processing fees and the biometric fees. The center is located at No 16, Billings way, Oregun Industrial area, Ikeja, Lagos. Please note that you may be charged an additional $39.82 (N6,200) service charge at the CVAC.

You’re to pay in person by cash only at Bank Counter in the CVAC, along with submission of application. 


5. Submit your application package


At the Canada Visa Application Center, submit your application form and other required documents as well as proof of payment of your visa processing and biometric fees. Note that you will be required to give your biometrics at the visa application center. Note that visa applications are accepted from 8am to 3pm on Mondays to Fridays.

Once you pay your fees, you will be issued receipts. One of these receipts will contain a unique tracking number that you will use to track the status of your application online.

6. Track your application


Using the unique tracking number on your receipt, track the status of your application by entering the number on this page.

7. Wait for processing


A temporary resident visa to Canada takes 14 days to process.

8. Submit your passport


Once you receive notification from the Government of Canada requesting your passport, you can submit the passport and that request letter either in person at the CVAC or by courier to the CVAC address. 



Note that you will be required to pay passport transmission service charge of $31.86 (N4,950) at any GTBank counter to these details:

Note that you will enclose the payment for passport transmission along with the passport. Once the proof is received, your passport will be forwarded to The Deputy High Commission of Canada, Lagos.



Also, enclose a self-addressed courier return envelope along with your passport if you want your passport to be mailed back to you once it’s ready.

9. Retrieve your passport


Once your passport is ready for retrieval you will be notified. You can either pick up the passport in person or send a self-addressed courier return envelope with your passport and request letter. 


I Hope this guide put you through on how to Apply for Canadian Visa, If you have any question kindly drop it below and don't forget to share this Post to help someone today.

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