Biometrics


Effective 03 November 2018, prior appointment is mandatory for Biometric Enrolment at the Canada Visa Application Centre (CVAC) in Malaysia. Depending on your nationality, you may already need to give biometrics.

Since July 31, 2018 – applicants from Europe, Middle East and Africa

Starting December 31, 2018 – applicants from Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas

To find out if you need to give biometrics, please visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/biometrics.asp

Please note that appointments are mandatory in order to enroll biometrics at the Visa Application Centre. A planned visit with a preferred time slot at the Visa Application Centre guarantees prompt service thus eliminating longer waiting time resulting in inconvenience.

If you have received a Biometric Instructions Letter (BIL) from the Government of Canada requesting your biometrics (fingerprints and photograph), you can provide them at this VAC. To find out more about biometrics visit the IRCC website.

Step 1: Appear at the VAC in person.

  • Choose the VAC closest to you.
    • Kuala Lumpur

Step 2: Bring the necessary documentation.

  • Make sure you bring:

    • Your current original passport and a photocopy of current passport.
    • Your Biometric Instructions Letter (BIL) from the Government of Canada.
    • Completed VFS Global Consent Form (Filled 2 copies per applicant and signed).