Foreign nationals will now need to provide biometrics within Canada

On December 2, 2019, IRCC announced that starting December 3, foreign workers, international students, visa-required visitors, and permanent residents will need to give their fingerprints and photo (biometrics) if they are applying within Canada. This also includes those apply to extend their work permits, study permits or visitor records. Applicants will be able to provide their biometrics at a designated Service Canada location.