Government of Canada expands biometrics rules for applicants from within Canada

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 As of December 3, 2019, individuals applying from within Canada to renew or extend their visitor visa, study permit or work permit, or those applying for temporary or permanent residence will need to give their biometrics (fingerprints and a photo) as part of their application unless otherwise exempted.

This same rule has applied to most foreign nationals applying for temporary or permanent residence from outside the country since December 31, 2018.

Service Canada will be collecting biometrics on behalf of IRCC and applicants in Canada will be able to give their biometrics at any of the 58 designated Service Canada locations across the country.

Learn more about how to book an appointment to give your biometrics at a designated Service Canada location.

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