Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Canada opens new visa application center in Lima


  • Lima, Aug. 16 (ANDINA). Canada has signed an agreement to open a Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Lima on August 19th in order to make the visa application process easier for applicants in Peru.All applicants for temporary resident visas, including visitors, students and temporary workers, and all permanent residents applying for travel documents to return to Canada are encouraged to present their applications at the VAC as of August 19th and take advantage of the extended office hours and of the on site client service.
    The VAC is only responsible for distributing information on relevant visa requirements, as published by the Embassy of Canada; receiving applications and supporting documents; and reviewing applications to ensure completeness.

    In addition it is responsible for securely forwarding applications to the visa office in Lima; returning, by secure means, the passport and decision to the applicant, reported LivinginPeru.com.
    The VAC is authorized by Citizenship and Immigration Canada to receive applications. However, if you choose not to bring your application to the VAC, you may apply directly at the Embassy.
    VAC's office will be located at Dos de Mayo 516 Tower A Office 403 in Miraflores and will operate Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm.