Canada: Increased Immigration Fees

Key Points  

  • Canada will increase its immigration-related fees at the end of April 2024, with fees intended to remain in place until March 2026  

Immigration Fee Increases 

The government of Canada will increase its immigration application fees on 30 April 2024.  

Program Applicants Current fees (April 2022– March 2024) New fees
(April 2024–March 2026)  
Right of Permanent Residence Fee Principal applicant and accompanying spouse or common-law partner $515 $575 
Family reunification (spouses, partners and children; parents and grandparents; and other relatives) Sponsorship fee $75 $85 
Sponsored principal applicant $490 $545 
Sponsored child (principal applicant under 22 years old and not a spouse/partner)  $75 $85 
Accompanying spouse or common-law partner $570 $635 
Accompanying dependent child  $155 $175 
Permit holders Principal applicant  $335 $375 

For a complete list of fee increases, check here. According to the government, fee increases are calculated by the cumulative percentage increase to the Consumer Price Index for Canada, published by Statistics Canada, for the two previous years, rounded to the nearest five dollars 

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Canada’s website and Envoy Global’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at Corporate Immigration Partners, P.C., or another qualified professional of your choosing. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult your Envoy representative, or another qualified representative of your choosing.