We recommend you pay the right of permanent residence fee (CAN$515) now to avoid future delays. You will have to pay it before you become a permanent resident.
Sponsor your spouse or partner
Sponsorship fee ($75), principal applicant processing fee ($490) and right of permanent residence fee ($515)
Sponsor your spouse or partner without right of permanent residence fee
Sponsorship fee ($75) and principal applicant processing fee ($490)
Sponsor a dependent child
Sponsorship fee ($75) and processing fee ($75)
Include any dependent child
Include any dependent child on an application with your spouse or partner ($155)
If you or your family need to give biometrics, pay your biometrics fees at the same time you pay your other fees. Make sure you pay using the same payment method.
|Biometrics – per person||85|
Biometrics – per family (2 or more people)
Maximum fee for a family of 2 or more people applying at the same time and place
How to pay your fees
Before you pay
Keep a copy of your fee receipt 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. Also, send proof of your payment with a copy of the original request to the office that asked you to pay it. We will also accept electronic copies.
Pay and apply online
When applying online, you can’t pay your fees directly within the application. To pay your fees you’ll need:
- an account with our payment service
- This isn’t the same account you login to your application with.
- PDF Reader software
- a credit or debit card
When you finish paying
- save a copy of your payment receipt
- attach your receipt to your application using the instructions in the application.
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