We relate to your fingerprints and picture as biometrics. We collect biometrics for many applications. Uncover what occurs from the time you distribute your application to when you are getting to Canada and where biometrics ties in the process.

1. Submit an application for your visitor visa, research work or permit permit

If you wish to check out, learn or work with Canada, ensure you’re qualified to apply. Utilize our application guides to help to fill your application out correctly, then submit the job.

Prevent processing delays by delivering us an application that is complete.

2. Get the fingerprints and picture taken

If you’re between 14 and 79 yrs old, you almost certainly want to provide your fingerprints and photo (biometrics). You just need to provide your biometrics once every 10 years which will make repeat trips to Canada easier.

  • Fully grasp this done because quickly as you obtain the page from us that tells you to definitely provide biometrics.
  • You have got 1 month to get this done through the date in the page.
  • Learn where you can offer your biometrics.

3. We plan the application

We start processing your application after we get your biometrics. Observe how long it requires to process the job.

Whenever we require extra information away from you, we’ll contact you.

4. We come to a decision on the application

We let you know if you’re approved to come to Canada when we finish reviewing your application. Read more