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What if I have a Canadian visa that has not yet expired when you start taking biometrics from citizens of my country or territory?

We plan to expand our fingerprint and photo requirements

Starting July 31, 2018, you may need to give your fingerprints and photos (biometrics) when you apply for a visitor visa, study or work permit, or permanent residence if you are from Europe, the Middle East or Africa.

Find out if these changes may apply to you.

If you have a valid visitor visa, you won't need to give your biometrics until the next time you apply.


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