Earlier, Canada announced that it will add a procedure to applicants for global entry visas this year: Extract fingerprints! But when do Chinese citizens begin to implement? The time has not been determined.
It's finally "real hammer". The specific date is set!
Canada’s Department of Immigration officially announced that: Chinese citizens applying for Canadian visas will submit fingerprint records starting from December 31 this year.
Earlier The fingerprinted New Deal implemented in different regions has finally been implemented into Chinese citizens.
Beginning at the end of this year, Chinese citizens must provide fingerprints when applying for immigration, visas, scholarships, or work visas overseas.
From December 31, Chinese applicants began to need fingerprinting.
For visa applicants such as international students, tourists and laborers, fingerprints are required.
From July 31, applicants from Europe, the Middle East and Africa must abide by this rule.
The Canadian government stated that it collects fingerprints It is to administer the applicant's identity, simplify the application process, and assist legal visitors to enter the country. Collecting fingerprints helps prevent the entry of dangerous individuals. The immigration department in more than 70 countries around the world uses this technology.
Once immigration is received by the applicant Letters from the Ministry need to make appointment with the local visa application center (VAC) and press fingerprints in person. Each applicant is required to pay 85 Canadian dollars. If the family applies at the same time, up to $170 is required.
The Visa Application Center approved by the Ministry of Immigration has spread all over the world, with 11 in mainland China.
They are located in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jinan, Kunming, Nanjing, Shenyang, and Wuhan.
The Immigration Department also has a service center in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Refugee applicants need fingerprints at Canadian ports of entry.
This fingerprint specification has some exception. If you apply for an immigration, visa, work or student pass (except for a U.S. citizen) in Canada, you will not apply fingerprints until 2019.
Citizens, Permanent Residents, Applicants under 14 or 79 (except refugees), Heads of State, Heads of Government, Cabinet Ministers, Diplomats, Applicants who have provided fingerprints are no longer required to provide fingerprints .
Apply for Visa as soon as possible
Reminder: A friend who intends to go to Canada to study or travel can apply for a visa as soon as possible.
Current visas in Canada are basically years Multiple round trips are valid for a long period of time. There is no need to worry about premature application and premature termination of the validity period. And Canada's introduction of biological collection does not affect the entry of people who have already been signed.
So now Applications for Canadian visas can avoid many tedious processes in the future.
Biological Information Collection Frequently Asked Questions:
Every time you apply for a visa, you must personally provide fingerprints. ,Photo?
Yes, in order to ensure that your identity is not stolen, you must re-offer each time you applyinformation. If you are applying for a multiple-entry visa, you only need to provide biological information on the first application; unless your visa expires, apply for a study visa or work visa again.
For religious reasons, I must wear a scarf/cap. What to do when taking pictures?
You can wear a hat while taking a photo, but the entire face must be clearly visible. You can apply for a photo of a worker of the same sex and apply for a privacy curtain.
When Canada begins to collect biometric information from my country,What if I already have a Canadian visa?
If you hold a valid visa, you do not need to provide biometric information until your visa expires.
If I am already in Canada, do I still have to submit biometric information?
No use. If you are already in Canada, apply for a Canadian work permit or study visa without collecting biometric information.