Canada Visa Application Centers to accept biometric registrations for certain categories: VFS
As of December 2, “Canada visa applicants who have submitted online applications for Student Category (SP) and Family Class Priority (FCP) – spouses, partners and children – can enroll in the biometrics at Canadian visa application centers in Delhi, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru, ”VFS said in a statement.
Those who have already submitted applications will receive a biometric instruction letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to register for biometrics. This letter must be taken with them for their appointment.
“A prior appointment is required to visit the visa application centers. Appointments can be made online from Friday 20 November on https://visa.vfsglobal.com/ind/en/can/book-an-appointment by filling out the web form available…. Those who have made an appointment for categories other than students and the FCP will be refused without their biometric data being entered, ”he said, adding that“ the appointments will be available online for the remaining cities. from November 25, 2020. ”
“After biometrics enrollment, customers can submit their passports for stamping and have them delivered using VFS Global’s courier service… Passports should only be submitted upon receipt of a request letter from passport of the migration section, High commission of Canada in India…. Once a decision has been made on the request, the decision envelope will be mailed to the client, in accordance with health and safety precautions, ”VFS said.
All the Covid protocol will be followed in these centers and paper applications will not be accepted until further notice.
“For all other categories, biometric registrations are not accepted until further notice. If you have made an appointment for categories other than student and family priority, you will be refused and your biometrics will not be entered. For emergency requests, clients are requested to write to [email protected] Paper applications will also not be accepted at any Visa application center until further notice – clients can submit applications online by visiting https://www.canada.ca/en/services/immigration-citoyaisance.html, ”he said.