The Canadian Visa Application Center operated by IOM Azerbaijan continues its operation

  • After the Azerbaijan government has relaxed its strict quarantine measures and in line with the UNCT guidelines for phased return to office, the IOM Azerbaijan staff reassume some the office activities.

Among employees who returned to work are staff members of the Canadian Visa Application Center (CVAC) in Azerbaijan operated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in partnership with VFS Global and authorized to provide administrative support services to visa applicants in Azerbaijan. 

The Canada Visa Application Centre in Baku, Azerbaijan is open from 08:30 to 11:30 until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. CVAC in Azerbaijan continues its work at the address - in the Yasamal District, 23, Izmir street (Izmir Tower, 3rd floor) near the Hyatt Regency Hotel. 

Following Ministerial Instructions issued by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration of Canada on  April 9, April 29, May 19, June 9 and July 1, 2020 applicants can no longer submit an application for temporary residence in paper at the VAC. New Ministerial Instructions issued on October 1, 2020 have extended this measure until January 31, 2020 with some exemptions. Please check the IRCC website to find out more about these exemptions. 

Most applications for temporary residence must continue to be submitted online via IRCC’s website: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/immigration-citizenship.html and visit VAC with Biometric Instruction Letters (BIL) for biometric enrolments and submit their passport for visa pick up upon request from IRCC. 

The Visa Application Center can be reached on the following number +994 12 538 57 44 or via e-mail: info.canbakiom@vfshelpline.com

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