|Study permit (including extensions) – per person||150|
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 – per person||85|
|Biometrics – family (2 or more)||170|
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.
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.
This is the only way you can pay this fee when applying online.
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.
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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