Biometric collection to be offered in more locations following opening of two temporary VACs

Date Announced:

November 23, 2020

Active Period:

November 23, 2020 until November 23, 2021.


Applicants needing to give their biometrics in the United States (US) will have more opportunities to do so, following the opening of two temporary Visa Application Centre (VAC) locations in Seattle, Washington and San Francisco, California today. The two new VACs will be offering biometric collection services only. All other VAC services can continue to be accessed via the Los Angeles and New York VACs.

Departments and Agencies:

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Temporary residents | Visitors


biometrics | visa application centres (VACs) | United States

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