Canadian Embassy in Tripoli Outsources Visa Process

Libya Herald reports that the Canadian embassy has outsourced its visa application process to the international company VFS Global., which opened the Canada Visa Application Centre (CVAC) on 19th August.

The company said:

CVAC is the exclusive service provider for the Government of Canada, authorised to accept applications in all temporary resident categories (visitor visas, study and work permits) and travel document applications from Canada’s permanent residents in Libya.

“CVAC is authorized to provide administrative support services, such as; the collection of visa applications, fees and return of passports in sealed decision envelopes to applicants. CVAC can also assist in scheduling interviews on behalf of the Canada visa office.

"The decision to issue or refuse a visa is made solely by immigration officers of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). All applications will be assessed in accordance with Canada’s immigration visa rules and guidelines. CVAC has no role or influence over the outcome of an application and will not offer any evaluative advice."

Fourther information contact: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Maiorca Street, near Al Andalos Mosque, Hay Al Andalos, Tripoli, P.O. Box 6748 Hay Al Andalos Post Office Tripoli

(Source: Libya Herald)

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