Program delivery update: New biometrics expansion requirements

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

July 30, 2018

The biometrics program delivery instructions contain information regarding the basics of biometrics, as well as special considerations. They have been updated to reflect the new biometrics expansion requirements, effective globally at 12:01 local time July 31, 2018, as well as procedures officers should follow when processing applications.

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