Confederation Partners

Mobility. Freedom. Opportunity.

Since 1989.

Canada: New Visa Application Centres open in Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Europe and Africa

Canada is expanding its biometrics collection program and is now taking steps to prepare for December 31, 2018, when nationals from countries in Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas will need to give their biometrics (fingerprints and a photo) when applying for a visitor visa, study or work permit, or for permanent residence.

Collecting biometrics provides many benefits: It stops those who pose a risk to the safety and security of Canadians, while also helping officials better manage applicants’ identities, facilitating application processing, and simplifying entry for travellers with legitimate identities.

To read the full article, please click here.

See other featured posts.