Where to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics)

Biometrics collection service disruptions

Your application won’t be refused or closed if you can’t give your biometrics due to COVID-19 service disruptions.

Designated Service Canada offices

All biometrics appointments in Canada are cancelled until further notice. Even though a small number of Service Canada offices may be open with limited services, biometrics collection services are still currently unavailable.

Visa application centres (VACs) and US application support centers (ASCs)

Some VACs and ASCs are reopening. Check the VAC or ASC website before you go to make sure it’s open. In some locations, you may need to wear a mask and follow other health and safety rules.

Find out more about COVID-19 and biometrics

You can go to one of these official locations to give your biometrics:

Before you go, you need to make an appointment to give your biometrics.

If you’re outside Canada, you should also check the location’s website for its services and fees.

Learn about how we protect your biometrics information

COVID-19: Changes to biometrics requirement for in-Canada temporary residence applicants

As a temporary measure, if you’re in Canada and applying to work, study or stay temporarily in Canada, you do not need to give your biometrics. Learn more about the exemption.

City/port of entry (POE) Country/territory Website Biometrics Notes
Abbotsford-Huntingdon, British Columbia POE Canada Abbotsford-Huntingdon

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Abidjan VAC Temporarily Closed Ivory Coast Ivory Coast VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Abu Dhabi VAC Open with limited services United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Abuja VAC Temporarily Closed Nigeria Nigeria VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Accra VAC Open with limited services Ghana Ghana VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Addis Ababa VAC Ethiopia Ethiopia VAC By appointment only

Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services

Offers other services in local languages

Ahmedabad VAC Temporarily Closed India India VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Al Khobar VAC Open with limited services Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Albuquerque, New Mexico ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Aldergrove, British Columbia POE Canada Aldergrove

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Alexandria, Virginia ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Algiers VAC Temporarily Closed Algeria Algeria VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Almaty VAC Temporarily Closed Kazakhstan Kazakhstan VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Ambassador Bridge, Ontario POE Canada Ambassador Bridge

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Amman VAC Temporarily Closed Jordan Jordan VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Anchorage, Alaska ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Ankara VAC Open with limited services Turkey Turkey VACs By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Antananarivo VAC Temporarily Closed Madagascar Madagascar VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Armstrong, Quebec POE Canada Armstrong

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Asuncion VAC Temporarily Closed Paraguay Paraguay VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Athens VAC Open with limited services Greece Greece VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Atlanta, Georgia ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Auckland VAC Open with limited services New Zealand New Zealand VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Aurora, Colorado ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Austin, Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Bakersfield, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Baku VAC Azerbaijan Azerbaijan VAC

By appointment only

Offers other services in local languages
Bali VAC Temporarily Closed Indonesia Indonesia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Bamako VAC Temporarily Closed Mali Mali VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Bangalore VAC Temporarily Closed India India VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Bangkok VAC Open with limited services Thailand Thailand VAC By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Barrigada ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Bartlett, Tennessee ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Bedford, New Hampshire ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Beijing VAC Open with limited services China China VACs
  • By appointment only
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.

Visit the VAC’s website before you go.

Beirut VAC Temporarily Closed Lebanon Lebanon VAC

By appointment only

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Belgrade VAC Open with limited services Serbia Serbia VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Bellflower, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Berlin VAC Open with limited services Germany Germany VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Ontario POE Canada Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Birmingham, Alabama ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Bishkek VAC Temporarily Closed Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Boissevain, Manitoba POE Canada Boissevain

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Bogota VAC Temporarily Closed Colombia Colombia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Boise, Idaho ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Boundary Bay, British Columbia POE Canada Boundary Bay

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Brasilia VACTemporarily Closed Brazil Brazil VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Bridgetown VAC Open with limited services Barbados Barbados VAC By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide only limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Bronx, New York ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Brooklyn, New York ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Bucharest VAC Open with limited services Romania Romania VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Buena Park, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Buenos Aires VAC
Temporarily Closed
Argentina Argentina VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Buffalo, New York ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Burbank, Illinois ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Cairo VAC Egypt Egypt VAC By appointment only

Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services

Offers other services in local languages

Calgary International Airport, Alberta POE Canada Calgary International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Cali VAC Temporarily Closed Colombia Colombia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Cape Town VACTemporarily Closed South Africa South Africa VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Caracas VAC Temporarily Closed Venezuela Venezuela VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Carway, Alberta POE Canada Carway

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Castries VAC Open with limited services Saint Lucia Saint Lucia VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Cebu VAC Temporarily Closed Philippines Philippines VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Chandigarh VAC Temporarily Closed India India VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Charleston, South Carolina ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Charleston, West Virginia ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Charlotte, North Carolina ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Chengdu VAC Open with limited services China China VACs
  • By appointment only
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.

Visit the VAC’s website before you go.

Chennai VAC Temporarily Closed India India VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Chisinau VAC Moldova Moldova VAC By appointment only

Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services

Offers other services in local languages

Chittagong VAC Temporarily Closed Bangladesh Bangladesh VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Chongqing VAC Open with limited services China China VACs
  • By appointment only
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.

Visit the VAC’s website before you go.

Christiansted, St Croix ASC U.S. Virgin Islands Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Chula Vista, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Cincinnati, Ohio ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Cleveland, Ohio ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Colombo VAC Open with limited services Sri Lanka Sri Lanka VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Conakry VAC Temporarily Closed Guinea Guinea VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Cornwall, Ontario POE Canada Cornwall

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Coutts, Alberta POE Canada Coutts

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Cranston, Rhode Island ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Dakar VACTemporarily Closed Senegal Senegal VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Dallas, Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Dar es Salaam VAC Tanzania Tanzania VAC By appointment only

Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services

Offers other services in local languages

Des Moines, Iowa ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Desoto, Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Detroit, Michigan ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Dhaka VAC Temporarily Closed Bangladesh Bangladesh VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Doha VAC Open with limited services Qatar Qatar VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available
Douglas, British Columbia POE Canada Douglas

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you're eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Dover, Delaware ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Dubai VAC Open with limited services United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available
Dublin VAC Open with limited services Ireland Ireland VAC By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Duluth, Minnesota ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Dushanbe VAC Temporarily Closed Tajikistan Tajikistan VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Düsseldorf VAC Open with limited services Germany Germany VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
East Hartford, Connecticut ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Edmonton International Airport, Alberta POE Canada Edmonton International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Edmunston, New Brunswick POE Canada Edmunston

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
El Centro, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
El Paso, Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Elizabeth, New Jersey ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Emerson, Manitoba POE Canada Emerson

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Erbil VAC Open with limited services Iraq Iraq VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Fargo, North Dakota ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Fort Erie (Peace Bridge), Ontario POE Canada Fort Erie (Peace Bridge)

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Fort Frances, Ontario POE Canada Fort Frances

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Fort Myers, Florida ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Fort Smith, Arkansas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Fort Worth, Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Fortune, Newfoundland and Labrador POE Canada Fortune

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Fresno, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Garapan, Saipan ASC Nothern Mariana Islands Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Gardena, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Georgetown VAC Open with limited services Guyana Guyana VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Grand Junction, Colorado ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Greer, South Carolina ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Guangzhou VAC Open with limited services China China VACs
  • By appointment only
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.

Visit the VAC’s website before you go.

Guatemala City VAC Temporarily Closed Guatemala Guatemala VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Hackensack, New Jersey ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Halifax International Airport, Nova Scotia POE Canada Halifax International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Hamilton Airport, Ontario POE Canada John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Hangzhou VAC Open with limited services China China VACs
  • By appointment only
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.

Visit the VAC’s website before you go.

Hanoi VAC Vietnam Vietnam VAC By appointment only Offers other services in local languages
Harare VAC Temporarily Closed Zimbabwe Zimbabwe VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Harlingen, Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Havana Canadian Embassy Cuba None By appointment only (see instructions) For biometrics collection only.
Helena, Montana ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Helsinki VAC Finland Finland VAC By appointment only

Offers other services in local languages

Hialeah, Florida ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Hauppauge, New York ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Ho Chi Minh VAC Vietnam Vietnam VAC By appointment only Offers other services in local languages
Hong Kong VAC Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong VAC By appointment only Offers other services in local languages
Honolulu, Hawaii ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Houston (Northwest), Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Houston (Southeast), Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Hyderabad VAC Temporarily Closed India India VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Idaho Falls, Idaho ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Indianapolis, Indiana ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Islamabad VAC Open with limited services Pakistan Pakistan VACs By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Istanbul VAC Open with limited services Turkey Turkey VACs By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Jackson, Mississippi ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Jacksonville, Florida ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Jakarta VAC Temporarily Closed Indonesia Indonesia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Jalandhar VAC Temporarily Closed India India VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Jamaica, New York ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Jeddah VAC Open with limited services Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Jinan VAC Open with limited services China China VACs
  • By appointment only
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.

Visit the VAC’s website before you go.

Kampala VAC Open with limited services Uganda Uganda VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kansas City, Missouri ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Karachi VAC Open with limited services Pakistan Pakistan VACs By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kathmandu VAC Temporarily Closed Nepal Nepal VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Kentwood, Michigan ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Kelowna Airport, British Columbia POE Canada Kelowna Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Kigali VAC Open with limited services Rwanda Rwanda VAC By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kingsgate, British Columbia POE Canada Kingsgate

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Kingston VAC Open with limited services Jamaica Jamaica VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kingstown VAC Open with limited services Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VAC By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide only limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kinshasa VAC Temporarily Closed Democratic Rep. of Congo Democratic Rep. of Congo VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Kolkata VAC Temporarily Closed India India VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Kuala Lumpur VAC Open with limited services Malaysia Malaysia VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kunming VAC Open with limited services China China VACs
  • By appointment only
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.

Visit the VAC’s website before you go.

Kuwait City VAC Open with limited services Kuwait Kuwait VAC By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Kyiv VAC Open with limited services Ukraine Ukraine VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
La Paz VAC Temporarily Closed Bolivia Bolivia VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Lagos VAC Temporarily Closed Nigeria Nigeria VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Lahore VAC Open with limited services Pakistan Pakistan VACs By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Lansdowne, Ontario POE Canada Lansdowne (Thousand Islands Bridge)

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Laredo, Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Las Vegas, Nevada ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Latham, New York ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Lauderdale Lakes, Florida ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Lawrence, Massachusetts ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Lima VAC Temporarily Closed Peru Peru VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

London VAC Open with limited services United Kingdom United Kingdom VAC By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
London Airport, Ontario POE Canada London International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Long Island City, New York ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Los Angeles VAC
Temporarily Closed
United States United States VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Los Angeles (La Brea), California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Los Angeles (Wilshire), California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Louisville, Kentucky ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Lubbock, Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Lviv VAC Open with limited services Ukraine Ukraine VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Lyon VAC
Open with limited services
France France VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Madrid VAC
 Open with limited services
Spain Spain VAC By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Managua VAC
Temporarily Closed
Nicaragua Nicaragua VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Manama VAC Open with limited services Bahrain Bahrain VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Manila VAC Temporarily Closed Philippines Philippines VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

McAllen, Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Medellin VAC Temporarily Closed Colombia Colombia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Melbourne VAC Temporarily closed Australia Australia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

  • The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice.
Mendoza VAC
Temporarily Closed
Argentina Argentina VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Mexico City VAC Temporarily Closed Mexico Mexico VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Miami, Florida ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Michigan City, Indiana ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Modesto, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Moncton Airport, New Brunswick POE Canada Greater Moncton Romeo Leblanc International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Montego Bay VAC Open with limited services Jamaica Jamaica VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Montevideo VAC Temporarily Closed Uruguay Uruguay VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Morrisville, North Carolina ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Quebec POE Canada Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Moscow VAC Temporarily Closed Russia Russia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Mumbai VAC
Temporarily Closed
India India VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Muscat VAC Temporarily Closed Oman Oman VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Nairobi VAC Temporarily Closed Kenya Kenya VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Nanjing VAC Open with limited services China China VACs
  • By appointment only
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.

Visit the VAC’s website before you go.

Naperville, Illinois ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Nashville, Tennessee ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
New Delhi VAC Temporarily Closed India India VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

New Orleans, Louisiana ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
New York VAC Open with limited services United States United States VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
New York, New York ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Niagara Falls Rainbow Bridge, Ontario POE Canada Niagara Falls Rainbow Bridge

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Niamey VAC Temporarily Closed Niger Niger VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Norfolk, Virginia ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Norridge, Illinois ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
North Miami Beach, Florida ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
North Portal, Saskatchewan POE Canada North Portal

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Nur-Sultan VAC Temporarily Closed Kazakhstan Kazakhstan VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Novosibirsk VAC Temporarily Closed Russia Russia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Oakland, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Oklahoma City, OklahomaASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Omaha, Nebraska ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Orlando, Florida ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Osaka VAC Open with limited services Japan Japan VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Osoyoos, British Columbia POE Canada Osoyoos

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Ottawa International Airport, Ontario POE Canada Ottawa International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Ouagadougou VAC Open with limited services Burkina Faso Burkina Faso VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Oxnard, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Pacific Highway, British Columbia POE Canada Pacific Highway

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Panama City VAC Temporarily Closed Panama Panama VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Paris VAC
Open with limited services
France France VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Casper, Wyoming ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions) =
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Phnom Penh VAC Cambodia Cambodia VAC By appointment only Offers other services in local languages
Phoenix, Arizona ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Pigeon River, Ontario POE Canada Pigeon River

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Pikesville, Maryland ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Pomona, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Port Chester, New York ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Port Louis VAC
Temporarily Closed
Mauritius Mauritius VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Port of Spain VAC Open with limited services Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago VAC By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Port-au-Prince VAC Temporarily Closed Haiti Haiti VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Portland, Oregon ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Porto Alegre VACTemporarily Closed Brazil Brazil VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Prescott, Ontario POE Canada Prescott

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Pretoria VACTemporarily Closed South Africa South Africa VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Pristina VAC Temporarily Closed Kosovo Kosovo VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Pune VAC
Temporarily Closed
India India VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Quebec City International Airport, Quebec POE Canada Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Queenston Lewiston Bridge, Ontario POE Canada Queenston Lewiston Bridge

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Quito VAC Temporarily Closed Ecuador Ecuador VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Rabat VAC Open with limited services Morocco Morocco VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Rainy River, Ontario POE Canada Rainy River

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Rangoon (Yangon) VAC Temporarily Closed Burma (Myanmar) Burma (Myanmar) VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Rapid City, South Dakota ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Recife VACTemporarily Closed Brazil Brazil VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Regina Airport, Saskatchewan POE Canada Regina Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Reno, Nevada ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Revere, Massachusetts ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Reykjavík Temporary location Iceland Make an appointment By appointment only For biometrics collection only. Please email the Embassy to book your appointment.
Rio de Janeiro VACTemporarily Closed Brazil Brazil VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Riverside, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Riyadh VAC Open with limited services Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC's website before you go to find out what services are available.
Roosville, British Columbia POE Canada Roosville

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Rome VAC Open with limited services Italy Italy VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Rostov-on-Don VAC Temporarily Closed Russia Russia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Saint Petersburg VAC Temporarily Closed Russia Russia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Salinas, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Salisbury, Maryland ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Salt Lake City, Utah ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
San Antonio, Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
San Fernando, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
San Francisco, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
San Jose VAC Temporarily Closed Costa Rica Costa Rica VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

San Juan ASC Puerto Rico Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
San Marcos, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
San Salvador VAC Temporarily Closed El Salvador El Salvador VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Santa Clara, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Santa Rosa, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Santo Domingo VAC Temporarily Closed Dominican Republic Dominican Republic VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Santiago VAC Temporarily Closed Chile Chile VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Sao Paulo VACTemporarily Closed Brazil Brazil VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Sarajevo VAC Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina VAC By appointment only

Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services

Offers other services in local languages

Sarnia (Blue Water Bridge, Ontario) POE Canada Blue Water Bridge

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport, Saskatchewan POE Canada Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario POE Canada Sault Ste. Marie

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Seattle, Washington ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Seoul VAC South Korea South Korea VAC By appointment only Offers other services in local languages
Shanghai VAC Open with limited services China China VACs
  • By appointment only
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.

Visit the VAC’s website before you go.

Shenyang VAC Open with limited services China China VACs
  • By appointment only
  • If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC will only provide limited biometric services until further notice.

Visit the VAC’s website before you go.

Singapore VAC Open with limited services Singapore Singapore VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available
Sioux Falls, South Dakota ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Skopje VAC Temporarily Closed Macedonia Macedonia VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

South El Monte, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
South Portland, Maine ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Spokane, Washington ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
St Albans, Vermont ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
St Louis, Missouri ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
St Paul, Minnesota ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
St Thomas ASC U.S. Virgin Islands Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
St-Armand, Quebec POE Canada St-Armand/Philipsburg

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
St-Bernard-De-Lacolle, Quebec POE Canada St-Bernard-De-Lacolle

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
St. John's International Airport, Newfoundland and Labrador POE Canada St. John's International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
St. Stephen 3rd Bridge, New Brunswick POE Canada St. Stephen 3rd Bridge

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
St. Stephen Ferry Point Bridge, New Brunswick POE Canada St. Stephen Ferry Point Bridge

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Stanstead, Quebec POE Canada Stanstead

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Stockholm VAC Sweden Sweden VAC By appointment only

Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services

Offers other services in local languages

Sugar Land, Texas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Suva VAC Open with limited services Fiji Fiji VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Sydney VAC Open with limited services Australia Australia VACs

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Sylhet VAC Temporarily Closed Bangladesh Bangladesh VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Syracuse, New York ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Taipei VAC Taiwan Taiwan VAC By appointment only Offers other services in local languages
Tampa, Florida ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Tbilisi VAC Temporarily Closed Georgia Georgia VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Tegucigalpa VAC Temporarily Closed Honduras Honduras VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Tel Aviv VAC Open with limited services Israel Israel VAC By appointment only
  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
The Hague VAC Open with limited services The Netherlands The Netherlands VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Tirana VAC Albania Albania VAC By appointment only

Starting November 2, 2019: New set of services

Offers other services in local languages

Tokyo VAC Open with limited services Japan Japan VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport (Terminal 1), Ontario POE Canada Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport (Terminal 1)

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport (Terminal 3), Ontario POE Canada Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport (Terminal 3)

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Tucson, Arizona ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Tunis VAC Temporarily Closed Tunisia Tunisia VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Tustin, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Ulaanbaatar VAC Mongolia Mongolia VAC By appointment only Offers other services in local languages
Vancouver International Airport, British Columbia POE Canada Vancouver International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Victoria Ferry/Belleville, British Columbia POE Canada Victoria Ferry/Belleville

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Victoria International Airport, British Columbia POE Canada Victoria International Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Vienna VAC Open with limited services Austria Austria VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Vladivostok VAC Temporarily Closed Russia Russia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Warsaw VAC Open with limited services Poland Poland VAC

By appointment only

  • The VAC will provide limited services until further notice.
  • Visit the VAC’s website before you go to find out what services are available.
Waukegan, Illinois ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
West Palm Beach, Florida ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
West Sacramento, California ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Westerville, Ohio ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Wheaton, Maryland ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Whitehorse Airport (Erik Nielsen Whitehorse), Yukon POE Canada Whitehorse Airport (Erik Nielsen Whitehorse)

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Wichita, Kansas ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Windsor-Detroit Tunnel, Ontario POE Canada Windsor-Detroit Tunnel

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba POE Canada Winnipeg Airport

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Woodstock, Ontario POE Canada Woodstock

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Wuhan VAC Temporarily Closed China China VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Yakima, Washington ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Yaoundé VAC Temporarily Closed Cameroon Cameroon VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

Yarmouth Ferry Terminal, Nova Scotia POE Canada Yarmouth Ferry Terminal

You cannot give your biometrics at a Canadian port of entry (POE) unless you meet these 2 requirements:

  • you’re eligible to apply for a study permit or work permit at a POE
  • you start and finish your application at the POE
  • Most applicants are not eligible to give biometrics at a POE.
  • Make sure you’re eligible before you go.
Yekaterinburg VAC Temporarily Closed Russia Russia VACs

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice
Yerevan VAC Temporarily Closed Armenia Armenia VAC

By appointment only

If needed, the VAC will contact you to reschedule your appointment

The VAC is temporarily closed until further notice

York, Pennsylvania ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
Yuma, Arizona ASC United States Make an appointment By appointment only (see instructions)
St. John's, Newfoundland
Service Canada Centre and Passport Services SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Fredericton, New Brunswick
Service Canada Centre and Passport Services SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Service Canada Centre and Passport Services SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Sainte-Foy, Quebec
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Laval, Quebec
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Montreal, Quebec
Parc-Extension Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Montreal, Quebec
Verdun Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Brossard, Quebec
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Saint-Laurent, Quebec
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Sherbrooke, Quebec
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Gatineau, Quebec
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Winnipeg Crestview Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Regina, Saskatchewan
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Medicine Hat, Alberta
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Lethbridge, Alberta
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Red Deer, Alberta
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Fort McMurray, Alberta
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Calgary, Alberta
Calgary Royal Visa Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Calgary, Alberta
Calgary Centre Service Canada Centre and Passport Services SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Calgary, Alberta
Calgary Temple Crossing Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Calgary, Alberta
Calgary Sundance Service Canada Centre and Passport Services SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Edmonton, Alberta
Edmonton Hermitage Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Edmonton, Alberta
Edmonton Westlink Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Edmonton, Alberta
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Prince George, British Columbia
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Kelowna, British Columbia
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Richmond, British Columbia
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Vancouver, British Columbia
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Surrey, British Columbia
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Chilliwack, British Columbia
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

New Westminster, British Columbia
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Burnaby, British Columbia
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Abbotsford, British Columbia
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Victoria, British Columbia
Service Canada Centre and Passport Services SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Whitehorse, Yukon
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Iqaluit, Nunavut
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Ottawa, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa East Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Hamilton, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

St. Catharines, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Whitby, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Brampton, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Mississauga, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Toronto, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Scarborough, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

North York, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Toronto, Ontario
Toronto - West Humber Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Toronto, Ontario
Toronto - College Street Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Windsor, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Kitchener, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

London, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Sudbury, Ontario
Service Canada Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

Thunder Bay, Ontario
Passport Services Centre SCO
Canada

Office is closed for biometrics collection

Appointments are currently unavailable

Walk-in appointments are also unavailable

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