On April 5, 2022, the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) increased fees for all permanent residence applications, including economic, permit holder, family, and humanitarian categories.

For the first time since 2002, the fees were revised by IRCC in 2020 to account for inflation. It was announced at the time that fees would be increased every two years to account for inflation.

ProgramApplicantsNew Fee
(effective from April 30, 2022)
Current Fee
Right of Permanent Residence FeePrincipal Applicant, & accompanying Spouse or Common-law Partner$515$500
Federal High Skilled, Provincial Nominee Program and Quebec Skilled Workers, Atlantic Immigration Class and most Economic Pilots (Rural, Agri-Food)Principal Applicant$850$825
Accompanying Spouse or Common-law Partner$850$825
Accompanying Dependent Child$230$225
Live-in Caregiver Program and Caregivers Pilots (Home Child Provider Pilot and Home Support Worker Pilot)Principal Applicant$570$550
Accompanying Spouse or Common-law Partner$570$550
Accompanying Dependent Child$155$150
Business (Federal and Quebec)Principal Applicant$1,625$1,575
Accompanying Spouse or Common-law Partner$850$825
Accompanying Dependent Child$230$225
Family Reunification (Spouses, Partners and Children; Parents and Grandparents; and other relatives)Sponsorship Fee$75$75
Sponsored Principal Applicant$490$475
Sponsored Dependent Child$75$75
Accompanying Spouse or Common-law Partner$570$550
Accompanying Dependent Child$155$150
Protected PersonsPrincipal Applicant$570$550
Accompanying spouse or common-law partner$570$550
Accompanying dependent child$155$150
Humanitarian and Compassionate / Public PolicyPrincipal Applicant$570$550
Accompanying Spouse or Common-law Partner$570$550
Accompanying Dependent Child$155$150
Permit HoldersPrincipal Applicant$335$325

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