Pay to add a spouse or dependent (for Express Entry) – United States of America

Your fees

We recommend you pay the right of permanent residence fee (CAN$490) now to avoid future delays. You will have to pay it before you become a permanent resident.

If you are the principal applicant under Express Entry, you must pay your processing fees at the end of your online application.

Fees $CAN

Include your spouse or partner

Processing fee ($550) and right of permanent residence fee ($490)

Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee) 550
Include a dependent child 150(per child)

On October 24, 2017, the age limit for dependants changed from “under 19” to “under 22.” To pay the right fees for your child, check if your child qualifies as a dependant.

How to pay your fees

Pay online

Important: Fees for Express Entry programs are usually paid through your account. However, if your family composition has changed since you submitted your application (for example, you got married or had another child), you can pay those extra fees this way.

To pay your fees you will need:

After you pay, you will get a confirmation number and a receipt.

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