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If my visa or permit application is refused, will I have to give biometrics for my next application?

No, when you give your biometrics as part of a visitor visa or work or study permit application, they're valid for 10 years, even if your application is refused.

What to do if your biometrics are about to expire

If your biometrics are about to expire, you can choose to give them again when you apply for temporary residence.

Check the status of your biometrics to find out if they're still valid and when they expire.

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