Canada Visa Application Fees in Ghana 2020

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As a Ghanaian traveling to Canada, you’ll need a visa. Whatever your reason for visiting, you’ll need to pay the stipulated visa fee for Canada. So it’s important you know the cost of Canada visa fee in Ghana before you start your application.

Importantly, Canada visa fee in Ghana depends solely on the kind of visa that you are applying for. Different types of visa command different amount of fee. The information about Canada visa application fees in Ghana is to serve as a guide for Ghanaians who need a Canada visa to study, work, migrate or to visit Canada.

Canada Visa Application Fees in Ghana

Before applying for a Canada visa in Ghana, it is pertinent you know the cost of visa first. Not only that, but you also need to know Canada visa requirements for Ghanaians and other important information.

CORE SERVICES (PRICE PER APPLICANT) AMOUNT IN C$ (INCLUDING VAT) AMOUNT IN GHS (INCLUDING VAT)
Service Charge for Application Handling $37.96 GHS133.00

Note: If you need to provide your biometrics, the biometric fee of $85 CAD covers the CVAC service charge for application handling. Service charges for additional services listed below are not covered.

Service Charges for Additional Services:

VALUE ADDED SERVICE AMOUNT IN C$ (INCLUDING VAT) AMOUNT IN GHS (INCLUDING VAT)
Self Service computer terminal for form filling $8.86 GHS31.00
Assistance with filling in forms on self service computer terminals $18.98 GHS66.00
Photocopy Services – Price Per Page $0.19 GHS1.00
Printing of application documents at CVAC – Price Per Page $0.38 GHS 1.00
Secure transmission of passport to Embassy in Ghana upon request by visa office (ex: electronic application) $30.37 GHS106.00
GC Fees Collection and Remittance Fee $11.86 GHS42.00
SMS Service $2.00 GHS7.00
Courier per passport – Ghana Zone 1 (Accra) $7.79 GHS27.00
Courier per passport – Ghana Zone 2 (Kumasi, Takoradi, Tema) $8.39 GHS29.00
Courier per passport – Ghana Zone 3 (Tamale, Cape Coast,, Koforidua, Sunyani) $12.58 GHS44.00
Courier per passport – Ghana Zone 4 (Tarkwa, Obuasi, Dunkwa) $15.58 GHS55.00
Courier per passport – Ghana Zone 5 (Bolgatanga, Wa) $16.78 GHS59.00
Courier– Benin $92.27 GHS323.00
Courier– Liberia $92.27 GHS323.00
Courier– Sierra Leone $92.27 GHS323.00
Courier– Togo $92.27 GHS323.00

How to Pay for Canada Visa in Ghana

Payment Instructions for CVAC Service Charges and Visa fees:

In person 

  • You can pay the visa fees and the CVAC service charges (including the GC Fees collection and remittance fee) in a single payment in Cedis only. For visa and biometric fees information you can consult the IRCC Website.

By Mail

  • You can pay the visa fees and the CVAC service charges in a single payment by bank transfer or with a bank deposit with the exact amount in Cedis to the bank account below. The CVAC service charges must include the application handling cost and the GC fees collection and remittance fee, for a total of GHS175 and the appropriate courier fee for the return of your passport, while for visa fees you can consult the website of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada here.
  • The receipt should include applicant’s full name and the word CVAC:
  • Bank Name: ECOBANK Ghana Limited
  • Account Name: International Organization For Migration
  • Account Branch: Head Office
  • Account Number: 0010134402080802
  • Swift Code: ECOCGHAC

Mail in your completed and signed application forms and checklists, signed CVAC consent form, along with your passport, photographs, all required documents as per checklist and proof of payment and place everything in a sealed envelope and include self-addressed prepaid envelope and mail it to :

Canada visa Application Centre (CVAC)
International Organization for Migration (IOM) Ghana
House 10, Plot 48, Osu badu Road/Broadway
Airport West, Accra

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Canada Visa Processing Time

Conventionally, it takes 5 working days to process your Canada visa application in Ghana if there aren’t any additional delays.

Canada Visa Application Centre in Ghana

Office Address:
(CVAC operated in partnership with OIM/IOM) International Organization for Migration (IOM) Ghana
House 10, Plot 48, Osu Badu Road/Broadway
Airport West, Accra

Mailing Address:
(CVAC operated in partnership with OIM/IOM) International Organization for Migration (IOM) Ghana
P.O. Box 5222,
Accra-North, Ghana

All information on this page was correct at the time of publication and may change at any time without prior notice. Ghstudents.com is not affiliated to immigration authorities or their application centres and will not be liable for loss or inconvenience arising from the use of this volatile information.

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