Fee list

Please note the new fees for the Temporary Residents Program and adult citizenship applications.

Most of our applications require you to pay a fee.  Information on fees can be found in the application guides. 



1. Citizenship (Canadian dollars)

Citizenship – Fees
Right of Citizenship
$100
Processing fees – Grant of Citizenship
Adult Grant of Citizenship (Adoption)
$300
Adult Grant of Citizenship
$300
Adult Grant of Citizenship for Stateless Persons Born to a Canadian Parent (Subsection 5(5)) - Right of Citizenship
$100
Minor Grant of Citizenship (Adoption)
$100
Minor Grant of Citizenship
$100
Minor Grant of Citizenship for Stateless Persons Born to a Canadian Parent (Subsection 5(5)) - No fee
$0.00
Change of Citizenship – Fees
Retention of Citizenship
$100
Adult Resumption of Citizenship
$300
Minor Resumption of Citizenship
$100
Renunciation of Citizenship
$100
Renunciation of Citizenship (for certain persons who acquired citizenship on April 17, 2009) (R7.1) - No fee
$0.00
Citizenship Status Documents – Fees
Proof of Citizenship
$75
Search for Record of Citizenship
$75

2. Applications for visas and permits (Canadian dollars)

Permanent Resident Visas – Fees

Family Class applicants

Sponsorship application (per application)
$75
Principal applicant
$475
Principal applicant, if less than 22 years of age and not a spouse or common-law partner (including a dependent child of the sponsor, a child to be adopted and an orphaned brother, sister, niece, nephew or grandchild)
$75
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

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

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

Economic classes

Federal Skilled Workers, Quebec Skilled Workers, Canadian Experience Class, and Provincial Nominees

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
Visitor visas (temporary resident visas) – Fees
Multiple entry
$100
Single entry
$100
Visitor visa – maximum fee for family
$500
Transit Visa (for less than 48 hours in Canada)
Free
Extension of Authorization to stay in Canada as a visitor (temporary resident)
$100

Note: To be eligible to pay the maximum fee of $500, family members must all apply at the same time and same place.

Work Permits – Fees
Work permit
$155
Work permit – maximum fee for group of three or more performing artists and their staff. (See note below)
$465

Note: To be eligible for the maximum fee, a group of three or more performing artists and their staff must apply at the same time and same place. However, performing artists and their staff who also need a visa (temporary resident visa) still need to pay the appropriate fee for each individual. The maximum visa fee applies only to families.

Study Permits – Fees
Study permit
$150
Temporary Resident Permit – Fees
Temporary Resident Permit
$200

3. Fees for applications to stay in Canada as a permanent resident (Canadian dollars)

Spouse or Common-law Partner in Canada Class – Fees
Sponsorship application (per application)
$75
Principal applicant
$475
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
Humanitarian and Compassionate Requests

A foreign national, who is inadmissible or does not meet requirements of the Act or Regulations, may submit a written request for consideration on humanitarian and compassionate grounds or public policy considerations. This must accompany an application for permanent residence.

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
Permit Holders Class – Fees
Applicant
$325

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

4. Right of Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF)

Getting your permanent resident status – Fees
Getting your permanent resident status
$490

Principal applicants (with some exceptions) and spouses and common-law partners coming with them to Canada must pay this fee. Applicants must pay this fee before CIC issues the permanent resident visa or before the applicant becomes a permanent resident in Canada.

These people do not have 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.

5. Other applications and services (Canadian dollars)

Restoration of Temporary Resident Status – Fees
Application processing fee
$200
Permanent Resident Cards – Fees

Permanent residents outside Canada who do not have a Permanent Resident Card or an Immigration Record of Landing can apply for a travel document so that they may return to Canada.

Application processing fee
$50
Renewal or replacement of lost, damaged or stolen card
$50
Verification of status or replacement of an immigration document – Fees
Application processing fee
$30
Application for a travel document – Fees
Application processing fee
$50
Determination of rehabilitation – Fees
Application processing fee, if inadmissible on the grounds of criminality
$200
Application processing fee, if inadmissible on the grounds
of serious criminality
$200+$800
Authorization to return to Canada – Fees
Application processing fee
$400
Repayment of removal expenses – Fees
To the U.S.A. and St. Pierre and Miquelon
$750
To any other country
$1,500
 
 
 
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