New fees to be paid by employers and open work permit applicants are being introduced on February 21, 2015. There is also a new process that employers must follow when hiring Labour Market Impact Assessment-exempt foreign workers.
Read about the changes and how they may affect you.
New applications: Processing fees must be paid when the application is submitted. Refer to the fee schedule below for current rates.
Temporary Resident (visitor, student, temporary worker) and Permanent Resident Travel Document: If you submit your Temporary Resident Visa application on-line, cost recovery fees must be paid on-line. If you submit a paper-based application, the payment must be attached to the application form. Refer to the fee schedule link for current rates. Prior to preparing your processing fee payment, please check this webpage again for updated information.
Multiple-Entry visa: A multiple entry visa allows you to enter Canada repeatedly during the validity period of the visa. If you plan to visit Canada multiple times in the near future (for example on business or to visit family) you may wish to consider applying for a multiple entry temporary resident visas. You may be granted a visa valid up to 10 years or until your passport expires, whichever comes first.
Current applications: If you are paying additional fees for an application currently being processed in Manila, you will receive instructions on how to pay the fees.
Family class applications: All applications for sponsored family class members must be submitted to the Case Processing Centre in Canada. For more information on how to pay and where to submit your application, please refer to the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website.
Economic Class applications: All applicants in the economic classes must submit their initial application to the Centralized Intake Office (CIO) in Canada. For more information on how to pay, visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website.
Note: A receipt will be issued for each payment received at this office. Please keep the receipt as proof of payment.
Payment may be made at any bank in Japan using only the Interbank remittance system, in yen only.
The Visa Section’s account details are:
Beneficiary bank: Citibank Japan Ltd
Branch: Head Office (Honten)
Account type: Savings (Futsu)
Account name: CANADIAN EMBASSY
Account number: 7227084
Enter the full name of the principal applicant as the payee. If you do not have a phone number in Japan, enter the Embassy’s phone number where required: (03) 5412-6200. Please note that you are responsible for the payment of any service charge levied by the bank. You must transfer the exact amount stated in the fee schedule (do not use any other exchange rate, do not add any other fee).
The payment of visa fees at a bank must be made before you submit your application. You must include the original remittance receipt with your application. The following forms of payment are not accepted: Internet banking, cheque, postal money order, cash, credit card, etc. Applications with incorrect forms of payment will be returned unprocessed.
You may also pay by bank draft drawn against any Canadian bank, made out to the Receiver General for Canada.
For your convenience, payment may be made at most banks in favour of the Embassy of Canada to the Republic Of Korea, Citibank Korea Inc., Account number: 0038184016
Bank receipts must show the name of the applicant and should then be attached to the application when it is submitted. Only original bank receipts and ATM receipts will be accepted. The following methods of payment are not accepted: Internet banking, telephone banking, cash and personal cheques. Payment in any other currency will not be accepted.
When you pay in Won, please pay the fees as shown below, on the basis of the official rate of exchange of the Canadian Embassy. Do not pay the fees based on any other currency exchange rate. Fees must be paid in Korean Won to the above bank account. Applications with incorrect fees will be returned to the applicant.
The exchange rate can be adjusted without prior notice. Therefore, please confirm the fee schedule on the date of application submission.
You may also pay by a bank draft drawn against any bank in Canada made payable to the Receiver General for Canada.
Fees must be paid in Canadian dollars by bank draft to the Receiver General for Canada; drawn against any bank in Canada.
If your application is received at this office without the correct processing fee attached, it will be returned to you unprocessed. This can cause you significant delays, so calculate your fee carefully.
Cash payment is not accepted. We are not responsible for the loss of cash sent by mail or courier.
|Individual - Multiple Entry||100||3,450||9,500||90,000|
|Individual - single entry||100||3,450||9,500||90,000|
|Family Rate - maximum||500||17,210||47,500||450,000|
|Study Permit (fee includes temporary resident visa, if required)||150||5,165||14,300||135,000|
|Work Permit (fee includes temporary resident visa, if required)||155||5,335||14,800||139,500|
|Work permit - Group of 3 or more Performing Artists||465||16,000||44,200||418,500|
|Transit Visa (for less than 48 hours in Canada)||free||free||free||free|
|Non-refundable processing fees||CAD||PHP||JPY||KRW|
*Payment of the initial processing fees for the principal applicant must be made to the office where the application is made (CPC or CIO).
|See note*||See note*||See note*||See note*|
|Additional family member** of the principal applicant who is 19 years of age or older, or is less than 19 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner||550||18,935||52,300||495,000|
|Additional family member** of the principal applicant who is less than 19 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner** This refers to fees for family members added to a file already being processed by our office.||150||5,165||14,300||135,000|
|Right of Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF)||490||16,865||46,600||441,000|
|The RPRF fee is payable by principal applicants and accompanying spouses and common-law partners.|
The following applicants are not required to pay the RPRF: 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.
Note that the Right of Permanent Residence Fee may be paid at the time the application is submitted or at a later date when requested.
|Group of performing artists – 3 or more||255||8,775||24,300||229,500|
Note: If you need to give your biometrics, the $85 CAD biometric fee covers the VAC service charge. Additional VAC services are not covered.
|Temporary Resident Permit||200||6,900||19,000||180,000|
|Replacing a Visa||30||1,040||2,900||27,000|
|Return to Canada (for Permanent Residents) - Travel Document||50||1,730||4,800||45,000|
|Application processing fee, if inadmissible on the grounds of serious criminality||1,000||34,420||95,000||900,000|
|Application processing fee, if inadmissible on the grounds of criminality||200||6,900||19,000||180,000|
|Authorization to return to Canada after removal||400||13,800||38,000||360,000|
|Repayment of removal expenses|
|To the U.S.A. and St. Pierre and Miquelon||750||25,815||71,300||675,000|
|To any other country||1,500||51,630||142,500||1,350,00|
The Department of Citizenship and immigration charges fees to partially recover the cost of providing certain services to the public. Since the processing fee helps defray the cost of processing your application, it cannot be refunded even if your application is unsuccessful or if you withdraw your application after processing has commenced on your application.
The Right of Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF) for immigrants will be refunded for unsuccessful immigrant applications or for those who withdraw or otherwise abandon immigration to Canada before the visa has been used.