NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 20: Visa Facilitation Services Global (or VFS Global) on Friday announced that Canada Visa Application Centres will reopen in six cities from November 25.
Canada visa applicants, who have submitted online applications for family class priority — spouses, partners and children category — can now enrol biometrics at the Application Centres from November 25.
The Visa Application Centres that will reopen in six cities are Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Delhi, Jalandhar, and Mumbai.
According to the directive, limited visa services will resume across India.
A prior appointment is mandatory to visit the Visa Application Centre to enrol biometrics. Appointments can be booked online from 20 November 2020 on https://visa.vfsglobal.com/ind/en/can/book-an-appointment by filling in the web form available.
Effective 02 December 2020, Canada visa applicants who have submitted online applications for student (SP) category and family class priority (FCP) – spouses, partners and children – can enrol their biometrics at the Canada Visa Applications Centres in 6 cities mentioned above.
Canada visa applicants who have submitted online applications for categories of student (SP) and family class priority – spouses, partners and children (FCP) can enrol their biometrics at the Canada Visa Applications Centres at Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Pune. Appointments will be available online for the remaining cities from 25 November 2020.
Customers who have already submitted their applications for these categories will receive a Biometric Instruction Letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to enrol their biometrics.
This letter must be carried for their appointment.
For all other categories, biometric enrolments are not being accepted until further notice. If you have booked an appointment for categories other than student and family class priority, you will be turned away and your biometrics will not be enrolled, said the statement.
For emergency applications, customers can write to firstname.lastname@example.org Due to increased health and safety measures, enquiries, walk-in requests for appointments, and visitors accompanying applicants will not be permitted inside the visa application centres.