To visit Canada, you must:
Starting between September and December 2013, citizens from 29 countries and 1 territory will need to give biometrics (fingerprints and photograph) when they apply for a visa.
Residents of the following countries and territory need to provide biometrics:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Bangladesh, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Authority, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Vietnam, and Yemen.
If you are from one of the countries or territory above, you do not need to give your biometrics to visit Canada if you are:
Some people are inadmissible. Several things can make you inadmissible, including involvement in criminal activity, human rights violations, or in organized crime.