Program delivery update: Full and partial exemptions to the biometrics collection requirement

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

March 31, 2021

The instructions have been updated to provide direction specific to exempting a person from the requirement to provide biometric information if collection of one or both pieces of biometric information is impossible or not feasible.

Updated instructions

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