Thursday, 5 May 2011

Immigration Fees for Citizenship/Visa /Permanent Resident in Canada

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1. Citizenship (Canadian dollars)

Citizenship Fees
Right to be a Citizen
$100
Grant of Citizenship
$100
Change of Citizenship
Retention of Citizenship
$100
Resumption of Citizenship
$100
Renunciation of Citizenship
$100
Citizenship Status Documents
Proof of Citizenship
$75
Search for Record of Citizenship
$75



2. Applications for visas and permits (Canadian


dollars)
Permanent Resident Visas
Family Class applicants
Sponsorship application (per application)
$75
Principal applicant
$475
Principal applicant, if less than 22 years of age and not a spouse or common-law partner (including a dependent child of the sponsor, a child to be adopted and an orphaned brother, sister, niece, nephew or grandchild)
$75
A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner
$550
A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner
$150
Note: Fees assessed for principal applicants and family members under the Family Class are payable, along with the sponsorship fee, when the sponsor files the sponsorship application.
Investor, Entrepreneur or Self-employed Persons Class applicants
Principal applicant
$1,050
A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner
$550
A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner
$150
Other classes of applicants
Principal applicant
$550
A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner
$550
A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner
$150
Temporary Resident Visas
Single entry to Canada
$75
Multiple entry
$150
Note: The total will not exceed $400 per family, provided that the family members all apply at the same time and place.
Transit (for less than 48 hours in Canada)
Free
Work Permits
Work permit
$150
Note: This fee is per person, but the total amount will not exceed $450 in the case of a group of three or more performing artists and their staff who apply at the same time and place.
Study Permits
Study permit
$125



3. Fees for applications to remain in Canada as
 a permanent resident (Canadian dollars)
Spouse or Common-law Partner in Canada Class
Sponsorship application (per application)
$75
Principal applicant
$475
A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner
$550
A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner
$150
Note: Fees assessed under the Spouse or Common-law Partner in Canada Class are payable, along with the sponsorship fee, when the sponsor files the sponsorship application. Refunds will be issued only if the sponsor withdraws the sponsorship application before processing of the application has begun. The $75 sponsorship fee will not normally be refunded.
Other applicants
Principal applicant
$550
A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner
$550
A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner
$150
Permit Holders Class
Applicant
$325
Application under Section 25 of the Act*
Principal applicant
$550
A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner
$550
A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner
$150
*Under this section, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration may grant permanent resident status to an inadmissible foreign national based on humanitarian and compassionate considerations or public policy considerations.
4. Right of Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF)
(Canadian dollars)
For the acquisition of permanent resident status
$490
This fee is payable by principal applicants (with some exceptions) and accompanying spouses and common-law partners. It must be paid before the immigrant visa is issued overseas or before the applicant becomes a permanent resident in Canada.

The following applicants are not required to pay this fee:
  • dependent children of a principal applicant or sponsor, a child to be adopted, or an orphaned brother, sister, niece, nephew or grandchild; and
  • protected persons, including Convention refugees.
5. Other applications and services (Canadian
dollars)
Extension of Authorization to Remain in Canada as a Temporary Resident
Application processing fee
$75
Restoration of Temporary Resident Status
Application processing fee
$200
Permanent Resident Cards*
Application processing fee
$50
Renewal or replacement of lost, damaged or stolen card
$50
Certification and replacement of an immigration document
Application processing fee
$30
Application for a travel document A31(3)*
Application processing fee
$50
*Permanent residents outside Canada who do not have a Permanent Resident Card or, until December 31, 2003, an Immigration Record of Landing can apply for a travel document so that they may return to Canada.
After-hours examination
For entry into Canada, outside of normal service hours (payable at time of examination)
$100*
*For the first four hours of the examination; $30 for each additional hour or part thereof.
Alternative means of examination
Application processing fee
$30
Immigration statistical data
Application processing fee
$100*
*For the first 10 minutes or less of access to the Department’s database in order to respond to such a request; $30 for each additional minute or less of access.
Determination of rehabilitation
Application processing fee, if inadmissible on the grounds of serious criminality
$1,000
Application processing fee, if inadmissible on the grounds of criminality
$200
Authorization to return to Canada
Application processing fee
$400
Repayment of removal expenses
To the U.S.A. and St. Pierre and Miquelon
$750
To any other country
$1,500

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