Who will be affected in the new Biometrics requirement effective "July 31st 2018"


It is important to understand the list of coutries that will be affected in the recent requirement for Canadian immigration applications.

Number of nationalities will be affected with the recent announcement of teh Governent of Canada regarding the Biometrics.

There are two phases of implementation of Biometrics.

  • 1. Effective July 31 2018, applicants from Europe, the Middle East and Africa are required to provide biometrics including finger prints and photo.

  • 2. Effective December 31, 2018, applicants from all other regions, namely Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas, will be required to provide their biometrics.