Biometrics Collection Service Pilot


The Government of Canada is holding a biometrics collection service in Thimphu, Bhutan on March 16 and 17. If need to give biometrics as part of your application to come to Canada, see full details here:

When: Monday March 16 and Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00pm
Location: Bhutan Canada Foundation, located above the Foreign Ministry passport section, Changangkha in Thimphu, Bhutan

Can you use the service?

You can book an appointment to give your biometrics only if you meet ALL of the requirements below:

  • live in, or can legally enter Thimphu, Bhutan
  • applied for a visitor visa, study or work permit, or for permanent residence;
  • paid the biometrics fee (CAD $85 individual applicant; CAD $170 maximum fee for families applying at the same time); and
  • received a biometrics instruction letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Send an email to to book your appointment for biometrics submission.