Pay your work permit fee – Brazil

Your fees

Fees $CAN BRL
Work permit (including extensions) – per person 155 445
Work permit (including extensions) – group of performing artists (3 or more) 465 1,335
Open work permit holder 100 290

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.

Citizens of certain countries and territories have to give their biometrics (fingerprints and photograph) when they apply for a visitor visa, study permit, or work permit. Find out if you need to give biometrics.

Biometrics (if required) – Fees
Fees $CAN BRL
Biometrics – per person 85 245
Biometrics – family (2 or more) 170 490
Biometrics – group of performing artists (3 or more) 255 735

Note: The biometrics fee covers the following costs:

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

If your children qualify as dependants, you can pay the family fee.

How to pay your fees

Before you pay

Remember to include your proof of payment (receipt) with your application. Keep a copy for your records.

If you pay the wrong fees or don’t use one of the methods listed below, we will return your application to you without processing it. Once we start processing, we can’t refund your fees.

You will have to pay any costs for returning your file, overpayments, or any unrelated documents you included with your application by accident.

If we asked you to pay this fee for an application we are processing, follow the instructions on the payment request. Send proof of your payment with a copy of the original request to the office that asked you to pay it. We accept Electronic copies.


Pay and apply online

We will ask you to pay your fees when you submit your application through your account.

Make sure you have a credit or debit card ready.

This is the only way you can pay this fee when applying online.

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Pay online and apply on paper

You can only use this option if you submit a paper application.

If you are applying online, you can only pay when you submit your application through your account.

To pay your fees online you will need:

When you finish, you must:

  • print a receipt of your payment
  • submit it to any VAC with your application.

Pay my fees online


Pay and apply at a VAC

You can pay at the Visa Application Centre (VAC) you file your application with. VACs charge a fee for services that help you apply.

Find the recommended VAC for your country to:

  • be served in the local language;
  • benefit from their extended hours of service;
  • track your application online; and
  • be sure your application is complete and is sent to the correct visa office.

Apply from a different country

Payment instructions will change depending on the country you apply from.

Choose a different location to see payment instructions for other countries.

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