Passengers applying for Canadian visas will have to submit their biometrics in person at the Pretoria-based VFS application centre, according to the Immigration and Visa Section of the High Commission of Canada, based in Pretoria.
At the time of publication, no other South African submission centres had been provided.
The High Commission also confirmed that applicants who are required to submit biometrics will receive a Biometric Letter of Instruction from the Government of Canada informing them that they will be unable to obtain a Canadian visa without first submitting their biometrics to VFS.
When supplying biometrics, applicants will also need to bring:
- The Biometric Letter of Instruction