All biometrics services can only be done through appointment at designated Service Canada centres.

Workers changing jobs or employers in Canada

If your local Service Canada office is closed, you may not need to give your biometrics when you apply for a new work permit. After you apply and pay all your fees, we’ll let you know if this applies to you. If it does, we’ll refund your biometrics fee (CAN$85).

For more detail, please visit Canada.ca directly.

(URL: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/coronavirus-covid19/biometrics.html)

Book your Biometrics Appointment Online

(You will be redirected to Service Canada Appointment website)

Suspension of flights from India until September 21, 2021

COVID-19 – Global travel advisory to India The Government of Canada has suspended flights from India until September 21, 2021.During that period, passengers who travel to Canada from India via an indirect route will need to obtain a pre-departure negative COVID-19 molecular test result from a third country before continuing their journey to Canada. Travellers who have...

Biometrics collection outside Canada

Biometrics collection outside Canada (if you applied before April 12, 2021) Many applicants can now give their biometrics, as most visa application centres (VACs) and U.S. Application Support Centers (ASCs) have reopened. If you’re not exempt from giving biometrics, we need the biometrics to process your application. As a result, we’ll no longer automatically extend the deadline...

How often you need to give your biometrics info —

For visitor visa, study and work permit applicants You only need to give your biometrics once every 10 years. You don’t need to give your biometrics again until the 10-year period expires. If you gave biometrics in the past as part of an application for a visitor visa, work or study permit and they’re still valid,...

Find out if you need to give your biometrics —

Click here to find out if you need to give your biometrics.

Biometrics collection gradual reactivation services —

Our agents have learned that IRCC will start informing Service Canada to call clients for their biometrics collection as of week of September 14h, 2020. The biometrics service is not yet fully open to general public. Client online appointment booking system is still not functional. The reactivation of service is by appointment only. For more...