Canada immigration processing fee

The Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) requires candidates to pay the applicable government fees in order to process their applications.

The Canadian immigration fee always calculated in Canadian dollars (CAD/C$). And because of this reason alone, the Canadian immigration processing fee may vary in terms of your local currency. Always check your local currency exchange rate to Canadian dollars when calculating the processing fees.

Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP): Express Entry Selection System

Government fees applicable

Adult (C$)

Dependents (C$)

PR Application processing fee

550

150

Right of Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF; formerly landing fee)

490

NA

Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP): Express Entry Selection System

Government fees applicable

Adult (C$)

Dependents (C$)

PR Application processing fee

550

150

Right of Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF; formerly landing fee)

490

NA

Canadian Experience Class (CEC): Express Entry Selection System

Government fees applicable

Adult (C$)

Dependents (C$)

PR Application processing fee

550

150

Right of Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF; formerly landing fee)

490

NA

Provincial Nomination Programs (PNPs)

The application processing fee is defined by the respective province. In differs with respect to:

  1. The province to which you are applying;
  2. The provincial immigration program under which you are applying.

However, the RPRF, as defined by the federal government remains the same. This is C$490 per adult in the application. There is no RPRF payable for dependents.

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