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Our permanent residence fees are increasing

The fees for all permanent residence applications are increasing on April 30, 2024. Find out more about how the fees are changing.

You need to pay a fee for most of our applications. You can find information on fees in the application guides.


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Temporary Residence

Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)

Fees $CAN
Electronic Travel Authorization 7.00

International Experience Canada

Fees $CAN
International Experience Canada fee 172.00

Study Permits (including extensions)

Fees $CAN
Study permit (including extensions) – per person 150.00

Restore your status as a student

Restore your status ($229) and a get a new study permit ($150)

379.00

Temporary resident permit

Fees $CAN
Temporary resident permit – per person 229.77

Visitor visa (including super visa) or extend your stay in Canada

Fees $CAN

Visitor visa (including super visa) - per person

Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa What's this?

100.00

Visitor visa – per family (1 fee per family of 5 or more people)

Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa What’s this?; maximum fee for a family of 5 or more people applying at the same time and place

500.00
Extend your stay as a visitor – per person 100.00

Restore your status as a visitor

Visa fee not needed

229.00

Note:

To be eligible to pay the maximum fee of $500 (in Canadian dollars):

Work Permits (including extensions)

Fees $CAN
Work permit (including extensions) – per person 155.00

Work permit (including extensions) – per group (3 or more performing artists)

Maximum fee for a group of 3 or more performing artists applying at the same time and place

465.00
Open work permit holder 100.00

Restore your status as a worker

Restore your status ($229) and get a new work permit ($155)

384.00

Notes:

Work permit maximum group fee: To qualify, you must be a group of three or more performing artists and their staff, and apply at the same time and place.

If you also need visitor visas (temporary resident visas), you still need to pay for them individually. For visitor visas, the group fee only applies to families.

Permanent Residence

Business immigration

These fees apply to:

  • Quebec business immigration
  • Self-employed people
  • Start-up visa
Fees $CAN

Your application

Processing fee ($1625) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

2,140.00
Your application (without right of permanent residence fee) 1,625.00

Include your spouse or partner

Processing fee ($850) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,365.00
Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee) 850.00
Include a dependent child 230.00(per child)

Caregivers

These fees apply to:

Home Child Care Provider Pilot and Home Support Worker Pilot

If you are applying for a work permit, you must pay for it separately:

  1. pay your caregiver fees and get your receipt, then
  2. pay your work permit fees and get another receipt.

Include both receipts with your application.

Fees $CAN

Your application

Processing fee ($570) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,085.00
Your application (without right of permanent residence fee) 570.00

Include your spouse or partner

Processing fee ($570) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,085.00
Include your spouse or partner without right of permanent residence fee 570.00
Include a dependent child 155.00(per child)

Economic immigration (including Express Entry)

These fees apply to:

  • Agri-food pilot
  • Atlantic immigration pilot
  • Atlantic immigration program
  • Canadian experience class
  • Federal skilled workers
  • Federal skilled trades
  • Provincial nominee
  • Rural and northern immigration pilot
  • Quebec-selected skilled workers
Fees $CAN

Your application

Processing fee ($850) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,365.00
Your application (without right of permanent residence fee) 850.00

Include your spouse or partner

Processing fee ($850) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,365.00
Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee) 850.00
Include a dependent child 230.00(per child)

Humanitarian and compassionate

These fees also apply to the

  • Health-care worker permanent residence pathway
  • Pathway to permanent residence Families of Canadian victims of recent air disasters
  • Pathway to permanent residence Family reunification for Ukrainian nationals
  • Temporary public policy for Hong Kong residents
  • Temporary public policy to further facilitate access to permanent resident status for out-of-status construction workers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
  • Temporary resident to permanent resident pathway (TR to PR pathway)
Fees $CAN

Your application

Processing fee ($570) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,085.00
Your application (without right of permanent residence fee) 570.00

Include your spouse or partner

Processing fee ($570) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,085.00
Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee) 570.00
Include a dependent child 155.00(per child)

Permanent resident cards

Your permanent resident (PR) card can only be delivered to an address in Canada. If you are outside Canada and dont have a valid PR card, or if your card is lost or stolen, apply for a permanent resident travel document to return to Canada.

Fees $CAN
Permanent resident card 50.00

Permanent resident travel document

Permit Holders Class

Fees $CAN

Your application

Processing fee ($335) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

850.00
Your application (without right of permanent residence fee) 335.00

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

Protected person

Fees $CAN

Your application

Processing fee ($570)

570.00

Include your spouse or partner

Processing fee ($570)

570.00
Include a dependent child 155.00(per child)

Right of permanent residence fee

Fees $CAN
Right of permanent residence fee 515.00

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.

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.

Apply for an RPRF loan.

Family sponsorship

Adopted children and other relatives

Fees $CAN

Sponsor your relative (22 years or older)

Sponsorship fee ($75), principal applicant processing fee ($490) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,080.00

Sponsor your relative (22 years or older without right of permanent residence fee)

Sponsorship fee ($75) and principal applicant processing fee ($490)

565.00

Sponsor a dependant, adopted child (or child to be adopted) or orphaned relative

Sponsor only a dependent child ($75 sponsorship fee and $75 processing fee)

150.00(per child)

Include a dependant, adopted child (or child to be adopted) or orphaned relative on an application with your relative

The fee for including a dependent child in your family member's sponsorship application ($155)

155.00(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 ($515)

665.00

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)

150.00

Include the spouse or partner of your relative

Processing fee ($570) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,085.00
Include the spouse or partner of your relative (without right of permanent residence fee) 570.00

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

Parents and grandparents

Fees $CAN

Sponsor your parent or grandparent

Sponsorship fee ($75), principal applicant processing fee ($490) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,080.00

Sponsor your parent or grandparent (without the right of permanent residence fee)

Sponsorship fee ($75) and principal applicant processing fee ($490)

565.00

Include the spouse or partner of your parent or grandparent

Processing fee ($570) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,085.00

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

Processing fee ($570)

570.00
Include a dependent child of your parent or grandparent 155.00(per child)

Spouse, partner or children (abroad)

Fees $CAN

Sponsor your spouse or partner

Sponsorship fee ($75), principal applicant processing fee ($490) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,080.00

Sponsor your spouse or partner without right of permanent residence fee

Sponsorship fee ($75) and principal applicant processing fee ($490)

565.00

Include any dependent child

Include any dependent child on an application with your spouse or partner ($155)

155.00(per child)

Independently sponsor a dependent child

Sponsorship fee ($75) and processing fee ($75)

150.00(per child)

Spouse, partner or children (in Canada)

Fees $CAN

Sponsor your spouse or partner

Sponsorship fee ($75), principal applicant processing fee ($490) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)

1,080.00

Sponsor your spouse or partner without right of permanent residence fee

Sponsorship fee ($75) and principal applicant processing fee ($490)

565.00

Include any dependent child

Include any dependent child on an application with your spouse or partner ($155)

155.00(per child)

Citizenship

Citizenship - application fees

Fees $CAN

Adult (18 and over)

Processing fee ($530) and right of citizenship fee ($100)

630.00

Stateless adult (18 or over) born to Canadian parent

Right of citizenship fee ($100)

100.00

Minor (under 18)

Processing fee ($100)

100.00

Other citizenship fees and services

Fees $CAN
Citizenship certificate (proof of citizenship) 75.00
Search for your record of citizenship 75.00
Resume your citizenship (18 and over) 530.00
Resume your citizenship (under 18) 100.00
Renounce your citizenship 100.00
Right of Citizenship 100.00

Inadmissibility

Authorization to return to Canada

Fees $CAN
Authorization to return to Canada 459.55

Rehabilitation

Fees $CAN
Inadmissible on the grounds of criminality 229.77
Inadmissible on the grounds of serious criminality 1,148.87

Repay your removal expenses

Fees $CAN
U.S.A. and St. Pierre and Miquelon 750.00
Any other country 1,500.00

Temporary resident permit

Fees $CAN
Temporary resident permit – per person 229.77

Other applications and services

Biometrics

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.

Find out if you need to give biometrics.

Fees $CAN
Biometrics – per person 85.00

Biometrics – per family (2 or more people)

Maximum fee for a family of 2 or more people applying at the same time and place

170.00

Biometrics – per group (3 or more performing artists)

Maximum fee for a group of 3 or more performing artists applying at the same time and place

255.00

Note: The biometrics fee covers:

  • collecting fingerprints and a digital photo
  • moving your documents between our visa office and the VAC where you gave your biometrics

If your children qualify as dependants and need to give their biometrics, you can pay the family fee.

Canadian passports and travel documents

To find fees and payment options for Canadian passports and travel documents, visit Pay your fees for a Canadian passport, a travel document or other services.

Employer compliance

Fees $CAN
Employer compliance fee 230.00
Employer compliance fee group of entertainers (3 or more) 690.00

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 $CAN
Verify your status or replace an immigration document 30.00

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