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IMMIGRATION FEES

IMMIGRATION PROCESSING FEE

Skilled Workers

Principal applicant

$550

A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner

$550

A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner

$150

 

Investor, Entrepreneur or Self-employed Persons Class applicants

Principal applicant

$1,050

A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner

$550

A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner

$150

 

 

Other classes of applicants

Principal applicant

$550

A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner

$550

A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner

$150

 

RIGHT OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE FEE (RPRF)

For the acquisition of permanent resident status

$490

This fee is payable by principal applicants (with some exceptions) and accompanying spouses and common-law partners. It must be paid before the immigrant visa is issued overseas or before the applicant becomes a permanent resident in Canada.

The following applicants are not required to pay this fee:

  • dependent children of a principal applicant or sponsor, a child to be adopted, or an orphaned brother, sister, niece, nephew or grandchild; and
  • protected persons, including Convention refugees.