Originally Posted by Nimtastic
Really? I have a friend who is currently doing the 309 (what I will be doing) but he's in Asia, not the US,and he had to get fingerprints for the AFP background check.
Then your friend is doing things wrong. Doesn't matter where you are or what country you are from.
ONLY go through the AFP site and make sure when you do it you select the immigration check which is 33 off memory