Canada Visa Information - Panama



The Canada Visa Application Centre (VAC, operated by International Organization for Migration) only provides general information and administrative services related to temporary resident applications, including study and work permits, as well as travel documents for permanent residents of Canada.


The VAC is not authorized to provide any information, or respond to any inquiries, regarding permanent resident applications and Canadian consular services. This includes Express Entry for skilled immigrants, online application support, Canadian citizenship and any specific information about the visa application forms, the supporting documents or any advice related to the visa application process. Please visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s website at for more information on these programs.


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 Panama.


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.



Main entrance of the Panama City CVAC Office.



Office Address:

Coiner St., Building 223, Ciudad del Saber, Clayton, Ancon., Panama City, Republic of Panama



Days of Operation:

We are open from Monday to Friday (excluding declared holidays)


Hours of Operation:

VAC Opening time 9:00-17:00


Helpline phone numbers and Email:

Call Center:  (507) 8000170