In Canada


Who are we?

VFS Global is a commercial company, working in partnership with UK Visas and Immigration providing support services to people applying for a visa to enter the United Kingdom (UK).

To apply for a visa to enter the UK, please visit the UK Government website for visas and immigration for Canada.

What does VFS Global do?

VFS Global manages six Visa Application Centres (VAC) for UK Visas and Immigration here in Canada, where you are able to enroll your biometric data and submit your supporting documents. Please visit the VAC page for more details including the address and contact details.

Who decides if I will get a visa?

Your visa application will be processed and decided by UK Visas and Immigration officials. VFS Global staff does not play any part in or influence the outcome of your visa application. If VFS Global staff claim to be able to influence your application, you should notify in writing the Head of Visa Services at the British Consulate in New York. You can find their address on the UK Government website for visas and immigration for Canada.

User Pay services

The services mentioned here are optional. To use them, you will need to pay an extra fee in addition to the visa application fee.

Visa application centres at Vancouver, Edmonton, Ottawa, Halifax and St John’s (User Pay) - You do not have to pay this fee to submit an application at the centre (VAC), if you are exempt from the visa application fee. However, the courier service and other optional services you may opt for will need to be paid.

More information about our user pay services is available on this site.