How To Apply For Canada Visa Application In Nigeria | Canadian Visa
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This post will guide on how to apply Canada Visa Applications in Nigeria, Take your time and read to post to grab all the information you need to know about Canada visa Application in Nigeria.
Canada Visa Application In Nigeria
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.
NOTE: First and foremost applying for a Canadian visa in Nigeria is a relatively long process. But it’s positively easy, and it’s something you can handle yourself. Just follow the guideline below;
1. Eligibility Status
If you want to travel to Canada you must meet up the following demands below to be eligible to visit Canada;
- You must have a legitimate international passport
- You must be healthy both physically and mentally
- You must be able to demonstrate 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 visit in Canada
- You must have all the requirements that must be presented to the Visa application center. Read the article below for the requirements. READ ALSO; Requirements For Canada Visa In Nigeria ( Canadian)
You will not be permitted to traveled to Canada if you profess a security risk, have committed human right violations, have been once convicted of a crime, have severe health problems, have a severe financial problem or have an ineligible family member accompanying you to Canada. Also, your visa application will be denied if there’s controversy in your application or interview.
2. Complete the visa application form
Bear in mind that before completing your visa application form, you have to choose whether you’re applying for a temporary resident visa, student visa, or work permit.
You can fill the form online (Click this page to get started) 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 (Click here to download). 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 (Click here for details). 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 expected to give your biometrics at the visa application center. Note that visa applications are accepted from 8 am to 3 pm on Mondays to Fridays.
Once you pay your fees, you will be given receipts. One of these receipts will include 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 in 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 are inform by from the Government of Canada demanding your passport, you can submit the passport and that request letter either in person at the CVAC or by courier to the CVAC address (see above). Note that you will be required to pay passport transmission service charge of $31.86 (N4,950) at any GTBank counter to these details:
- Account name: CANADA VALUE ADDED SERVICE COLLECTION ACCOUNT
- Account number: 0109515451
Note that you will include the payment for passport transmission accompanying with the passport. Once the proof is received, your passport will be delivered to The Deputy High Commission of Canada, Lagos.
Also, include a self-addressed courier return envelope accompanying 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 available for retrieval, you will be informed. You can both pick up the passport in person or send a self-addressed courier return envelope with your passport and request letter.
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