Service Canada to offer biometrics scheduling online beginning Monday

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 13:29:52 +0000

Starting Monday November 30, 2020, the Service Canada appointment system for scheduling biometrics appointments will resume service. This will enable clients of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to book their own biometrics appointments online which should be more efficient. Service Canada officers began calling IRCC clients to schedule biometrics appointments from mid-September. However, effective this […]

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VACs in India reopen offering biometrics for families and students

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:31:51 +0000

Canadian visa service centres have now reopened across India. The newly reopened Visa Application Centres (VACs) will allow study permit and family sponsorship applicants to submit biometrics. Four more centres are being opened in addition to those that were reopened on November 20. VACs are now open to clients in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, […]

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Two new VACs open in U.S. offering biometrics

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 19:15:50 +0000

U.S. residents now have two new locations to submit biometrics for their Canadian immigration application. The two new Visa Application Centres (VACs) are now open in Seattle, Washington, and San Francisco, California as of November 23. The new VACs will only be offering biometric collection services, a media release says. All other VAC services can […]

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Visa Application Centres are re-opening in India

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:12:44 +0000

The Canadian government has just announced that its Visa Application Centres (VACs) in India will resume services tomorrow, on November 20, 2020. In a new tweet, the government stated it will schedule limited biometrics appointments in Delhi, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru. It will prioritize international students and family class applicants. Resuming biometrics is […]

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Biometrics no longer required for some Canadian immigration applicants

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 21:57:40 +0000

Canada no longer requires permanent residence applicants to provide their biometric information as long as they have submitted their biometrics in another application within the last ten years.  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has previously taken special measures due to the coronavirus pandemic such as allowing delays for biometric submissions if applicants are unable to submit them.  It is unknown as […]

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IRCC gradually resuming in-person services

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:29:14 +0000

Immigration services that are not available virtually will begin to resume on September 21. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is testing out the new protocols and procedures for offering in-person services during the coronavirus pandemic. The services being offered next week include: Citizenship: Vancouver Expo will be reopening for citizenship knowledge re-testing and citizenship […]

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Visa Application Centres starting to reopen

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 07:00:09 +0000

Some Visa Application Centres (VACs) around the world are starting to open with limited services to clients. This means foreigners in these locations will be able to complete their biometrics, which are essential to their applications for visitor visas, work and study permits, and permanent residency. There are now a total of 23 reported VACs […]

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Xpeng P7 Completes Durability Test Good For “10 Round-The-World Trips”

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2019 03:09:15 +0000

Xpeng P7While the Xpeng G3 electric vehicle (EV) continues its stellar sales climb, the stunning P7 EV has finished a round of tests equal to traveling 10 times around the globe. The company also secured a charging network and ecosystem partnership with TELD, China’s largest charging infrastructure. Additionally, the P7 is the first Smart Car with its own Alibaba In-Car Mini app, and pioneers an IFAA-standard Virtual Car Key. Not bad for a three-year young startup working on a Chinese schedule

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