We propose a method to measure the capture-to-display delay (CDD) of a visual communication application. The method does not require modifications to the existing system, nor require the encoder and decoder clocks be synchronized. Furthermore, we propose a solution to solve the multiple-overlapped-timestamp problem due to the exposure time of the camera. We analyze the measurement error, and implement the method in software to measure the CDD of a cellphone video chat application over various types of networks. Experiments confirm the effectiveness of our proposed method.