What happens if I owe IRCC money? Will you call to ask for unpaid fees?
No. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will not contact you over the telephone to collect fees or fines to avoid deportation or other consequences.
See how to pay your fees to find out how IRCC collects payments.
If you think the caller is a scammer:
- ask for the name and number of the agent, and
- call the Call Centre to confirm the agent’s identity.
If you received a suspicious call, hang up immediately and:
- call your local police if you lost money.
- report the incident to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.
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