Canada announces new immigration fees for 2022

Canada has announced to increase the fee of the application of permanent residence. The fee will be increased from April 30, 2022. This will be for the applicants who come under permit holder, economic, family and humanitarian classes.

Highlights

  • Fee increase will come into effect from April 30, 2022.
  • Previous fee increase was done in 2020.
  • Increase in fee is to adjust for inflation.
  • All the amount is in Canadian dollars.

Eligibility criteria

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Fee increase in-detail

The table below will show the details of fee increase:

Program

Applicants

Current fee

New fee April 30, 2022

Right of Permanent Residence Fee

Principal applicant and accompanying spouse or common-law partner

$500

$515

Federal High Skilled, Provincial Nominee Program and Quebec Skilled Workers, Atlantic Immigration Class and most Economic Pilots (Rural, Agri-Food)

Principal applicant

$825

$850

Accompanying spouse or common-law partner

$825

$850

Accompanying dependent child

$225

$230

Live-in Caregiver Program and Caregivers Pilots (Home Child Provider Pilot and Home Support Worker Pilot)

Principal applicant

$550

$570

Accompanying spouse or common-law partner

$550

$570

Accompanying dependent child

$150

$155

Business (Federal and Quebec)

Principal applicant

$1,575

$1,625

Accompanying spouse or common-law partner

$825

$850

Accompanying dependent child

$225

$230

Family Reunification (Spouses, Partners and Children; Parents and Grandparents; and other relatives)

Sponsorship fee

$75

$75

Sponsored principal applicant

$475

$490

Sponsored dependent child

$75

$75

Accompanying spouse or common-law partner

$550

$570

Accompanying dependent child

$150

$155

Protected Persons

Principal applicant

$550

$570

Accompanying spouse or common-law partner

$550

$570

Accompanying dependent child

$150

$155

Humanitarian and Compassionate / Public Policy

Principal applicant

$550

$570

Accompanying spouse or common-law partner

$550

$570

Accompanying dependent child

$150

$155

Permit Holders

Principal applicant

$325

$335

Besides this fee, applicants may also have to pay the right of permanent residence fee, which is $500. This fee payment can be made at the time of submitting the application. This fee has to be paid by those applicants whose application is approved. If the application is rejected, the fee will be refunded.

The following people are exceptional for the right of permanent residence fee:

  • Children of the sponsor or principal applicant
  • Applications for sponsorship for adopted children
  • Applications for sponsorship for an orphaned relative
  • Protected persons which include applicants on the basis of humanitarian grounds, compassionate grounds, and convention refugees

No increase will be done for the application on the fee of permanent resident cards, permanent resident travel documents, certifications, and replacement immigration documents.

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