Canadian Immigration Fees and Payments



Fee Schedule For Citizenship and Immigration Services
(All fees are in Canadian dollars)

 

CITIZENSHIP

Right of Citizenship

$100

Change of Citizenship

- Grant of Citizenship

$100

- Retention of Citizenship

$100

- Resumption of Citizenship

$100

- Renunciation of Citizenship

$100

Citizenship Status Documents

- Proof of Citizenship

$75

- Search for Record of Citizenship

$75

IMMIGRATION

Right of Landing Fee

$975

Application for Permanent Residence

- Applicant

$500

- Business Applicant

$1,000

- Spouse

$500

- Dependant 19 years and over

$500

- Dependant less than 19 years

$100

Order in Council - A38(1) Landing

$275

Family Business

$400

Immigration Status Documents

- Returning Resident Permit

$75

- Visitor Status Extension

$75

- Visitor Visa - Single Entry

$75

Visitor Visa - Multiple Entry

$150

Visitor Visa - Family Rate

$400

Employment Authorization

$150

Employment Authorization - Group of Performing Artists

$450

Student Authorization

$125

Minor Violation of Immigration Act

- Reinstatement of Visitor Status

$200

- Minister's Permit

$200

- Minister's Permit Extension

$200

- Discretionary Entry

$200

- Rehabilitation - A.19(2)(a.1)

$200

Rehabilitation - A19(1)(c.1)

$1,000

Minister's Consent to Return to Canada

$400

Replacement or Certification of a Document

- Certification of Record of Landing

$30

- Replacement of Immigration Record

$30

Assessment of Eligible Business or Fund

$6,000

Amendment of Eligible Business or Fund

$1,650

General Services

- Call Out/Overtime*

$100

- File Transfer

$100

- Sale of Data**

$100

Alternate Manner of Examination

$30

Repayment of Deportation

- USA / St. Pierre and Miquelon

$750

- Other Destinations

$1,500

Call Out/Overtime: Fee is set for first 4 hours.

** Sale of Data: Fee is set for first 10 minutes of central processor unit time

Privilege Fees

Privilege fees are collected at the time an application is submitted and are payments for a specific right or privilege, such as the acquisition of permanent resident status (Right of Landing Fee) or Canadian citizenship (Right of Citizenship Fee). If the right or privilege is not granted, the fee must be refunded. Privilege fees are paid in addition to the processing fees for applications for permanent residence or Canadian citizenship.

Right of Landing Fee

The Right of Landing Fee is payable by

all

adult immigrants 19 years of age and over, regardless of nationality, ethnic origin or immigrant class, who apply to become permanent residents of Canada.

Right of Citizenship Fee

The Right of Citizenship Fee is payable by

all

adult applicants 18 years of age and over who apply to become citizens of Canada.

Processing Fees

Processing fees are collected at the time an application is submitted and help cover some of the costs of processing.

How to Pay

Fees may be paid in Canadian dollars in Canada; U.S. or Canadian dollars at Ports of Entry; U.S., Canadian or local currency at Canadian offices abroad.The following forms of payment will be accepted:

  • Payable in Canadian funds by a Canadian Official Bank Cheque/draft drawn on a Major Canadian Commercial Bank or Canadian Money order. Fees remitted in Canadian funds must be payable to Receiver General for Canada.
  • Payable in US funds by US Official Bank Check/Draft drawn on a Major US Commercial Bank or US Money Order. Fees remitted in US funds must be payable to the Canadian Consulate General.
  • Checks dated six months prior to receipt of application are not valid and will be returned.

Note

that inside Canada, payment must be by money order from the National Bank of Canada, which also serves as your receipt of payment.

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