Government’s Immigration Fees

A number of cost recovery and administrative fees are payable by applicants for processing applications of various types. However, all fees are subject to change without notice. In general, fees are payable at the time of application.

Note: All amounts are in Canadian dollars.

There are two fees to be paid when applying for immigration to Canada: application processing fee and Right of Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF).

The processing fee must be paid when the application is submitted to the Visa Office and it is non-refundable whether the application is approved or not.

Application Processing Fees:

TEMPORARY RESIDENCE FEE

Electronic Travel Authorization

Fees $CAN
Electronic Travel Authorization 7

International Experience Canada Participation

Fees $CAN
International Experience Canada participation fee 150

Study Permits

Fees $CAN
Study permit (including extensions) – per person 150

Restore your status as a student

Restore your status ($200) and a get a new study permit ($150)

350

Temporary Resident Permit (TRP)

Fees $CAN
Temporary resident permit 200

Visitor Visa

Fees $CAN

Visitor visa (including super visa) – per person

Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa

100

Visitor visa – family (5 or more)

Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa

500
Extend your stay as a visitor – per person 100

Restore your status as a visitor

Visa fee not needed

200

Work Permits (including extensions)

Fees $CAN
Work permit (including extensions) – per person 155
Work permit (including extensions) – group of performing artists (3 or more) 465
Open work permit holder 100

Restore your status as a worker

Restore your status ($200) and get a new work permit ($155)

355

PERMANENT RESIDENCE FEE

Right of Permanent Residence Fee

For most permanent residence applications, you need to pay the right of permanent residence fee (RPRF) when your application is approved. You will have to pay it before you can become a permanent resident.
Fees $CAN
Right of permanent residence fee 490

You can pay the RPRF at the same time as your application fees to avoid delays. If we approve your application before you pay it, we will contact you to explain how.

We will refund the RPRF if you withdraw or we refuse your application. The RPRF is the only fee that we can refund after we start processing your application.

The RPRF does not apply to:

  • the dependent children of a principal applicant or sponsor
  • sponsorship applications for adopted children
  • sponsorship applications for an orphaned brother, sister, niece, nephew or grandchild or
  • protected persons, including applicants eligible on humanitarian and compassionate grounds and convention refugees.

Economic Immigration (Including Express Entry)

These fees apply to:

  • Atlantic immigration pilot
  • Canadian experience class
  • Live-in Caregiver Program
  • Home Child Care Provider Pilot (without the work permit fee)
  • Home Support Worker Pilot  (without the work permit fee)
  • Federal skilled workers
  • Federal skilled trades
  • Provincial nominee
  • Quebec-selected skilled workers
Fees $CAN
Your application Processing fee ($550) and right of permanent residence fee ($490) 1,040
Your application (without right of permanent residence fee) 550
Include your spouse or partner Processing fee ($550) and right of permanent residence fee ($490) 1,040
Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee) 550
Include a dependent child 150(per child)

 PERMANENT RESIDENT CARDS (PR Card) FEES 

Fees $CAN
Permanent resident card 50

Business Immigration Fees

These fees apply to:

  • Quebec business immigration
  • Self-employed people
  • Start-up visa
Fees $CAN
Your application Processing fee ($1050) and right of permanent residence fee ($490) 1,540
Your application (without right of permanent residence fee) 1,050
Include your spouse or partner Processing fee ($550) and right of permanent residence fee ($490) 1,040
Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee) 550
Include a dependent child 150(per child)

Permanent Residence Travel Document Fees

Fees $CAN
Permanent resident travel document 50

Permit Holder Class Fees

Fees $CAN

Your application Processing fee ($325) and right of permanent residence fee ($490)

815
Your application (without right of permanent residence fee) 325

Note: The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) may grant permanent resident status to an inadmissible foreign national based on humanitarian and compassionate or public policy grounds.

Protected Person Fees

Fees $CAN

Your application Processing fee ($550)

550

Include your spouse or partner Processing fee ($550)

550
Include a dependent child 150(per child)

Spouse, Partner or Children Fees

 

Fees $CAN

Sponsor your spouse or partner Sponsorship fee ($75), principal applicant processing fee ($475) and right of permanent residence fee ($490)

1,040

Sponsor your spouse or partner without right of permanent residence fee Sponsorship fee ($75) and principal applicant processing fee ($475)

550

Sponsor a dependent child Sponsorship fee ($75) and processing fee ($75)

150(per child)

Include any dependent child on an application with your spouse or partner Processing fee ($150)

150(per child)

Parents and Grandparents Fees

Fees $CAN

Sponsor your parent or grandparent sponsorship fee ($75), principal applicant processing fee ($475) and right of permanent residence fee ($490)

1,040

Sponsor your parent or grandparent (without the right of permanent residence fee) sponsorship fee ($75) and principal applicant processing fee ($475)

550

Include the spouse or partner of your parent or grandparent processing fee ($550) and right of permanent residence fee ($490)

1,040

Include the spouse or partner of your parent or grandparent (without the right of permanent residence fee) Processing fee ($550)

550
Include a dependent child of your parent or grandparent 150(per child)
Adopted Children and other Relatives Fees
Fees $CAN

Sponsor your relative (22 years or older) sponsorship fee ($75), principal applicant processing fee ($475) and right of permanent residence fee ($490)

1,040

Sponsor your relative (22 years or older without right of permanent residence fee) sponsorship fee ($75) and principal applicant processing fee ($475)

550

Sponsor or include a dependant, adopted child (or child to be adopted) or orphaned relative sponsor only a dependent child ($75 sponsorship fee and $75 processing fee) or include one on an application with your relative ($150)

150(per child)

Sponsor your relative (under 22 years old and not your dependent child) sponsorship fee ($75), principal applicant processing fee ($75) and right of permanent residence fee ($490)

640

Sponsor your relative (under 22 years old and not your dependent child, without right of permanent residence fee) sponsorship fee ($75) and principal applicant processing fee ($75)

150

Include the spouse or partner of your relative processing fee ($550) and right of permanent residence fee ($490)

1,040
Include the spouse or partner of your relative (without right of permanent residence fee) 550

CITIZENSHIP FEE

Citizenship application fees

Fees $CAN

Adult (18 and over) processing fee ($530) and right of citizenship fee ($100)

630

Stateless adult (18 or over) born to Canadian parent Right of citizenship fee ($100)

100

Minor (under 18)

Processing fee ($100)

Other Citizenship Fees

Fees $CAN
Citizenship certificate (proof of citizenship) 75
Search for your record of citizenship 75
Resume your citizenship (18 and over) 530
Resume your citizenship (under 18) 100
Renounce your citizenship 100
Right of Citizenship 100

Note: If you are applying under the Family Class, you can pay your fees when the sponsor files the sponsorship application.

INADMISSIBILITY FEE

Authorization to return to Canada Fees

Fees $CAN
Authorization to return to Canada 400

Rehabilitation Fees

Fees $CAN
Inadmissible on the grounds of criminality 200
Inadmissible on the grounds of serious criminality 1,000

Repayment of removal expenses fees

Fees $CAN
U.S.A. and St. Pierre and Miquelon 750
Any other country 1,500

Temporary resident permit fees

Fees $CAN
Temporary resident permit 200

OTHER APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES FEE

Biometrics Fees

If you are a citizen of certain countries or territories, you have to give your biometrics (fingerprints and photograph) when you apply for a:

  • visitor visa
  • study permit or
  • work permit.
Fees $CAN
Biometrics – per person 85
Biometrics – family (2 or more) 170
Biometrics – group of performing artists (3 or more) 255
Employer Compliance Fees
Fees $CAN
Employer compliance fee 230
Employer compliance fee – group of entertainers (3 or more) 690

Notes: Employer Compliance – group of entertainers (3 or more): To be eligible for the group fee, you must make your offers of employment to a group of three or more foreign nationals, consisting of performing artists and their staff, at the same time.

Verify your status or replace an immigration document fees

Fees $CAN
Verify your status or replace an immigration document 30

 

 

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