Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Canada Increases Permanent Residence Application Fees by 12%

Effective April 30, applicants for permanent residence in Canada will face a 12% increase in fees, as per the latest adjustments to the Immigrant and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR).

The fee hike, tied to the Consumer Price Index for Canada, sees the application cost rising from $515 to $575. Similar to the U.S. green card process, this fee is a crucial step towards Canadian citizenship.

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Notably, Canada exempts dependent children accompanying applicants from these fees. Additionally, authorities have disclosed that costs for various immigration streams will also see an uptick.

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Mehboob Ali Shaikh
Mehboob Ali Shaikh
Mehboob Ali Sheikh, Bureau Chief of Canada's leading news channel, is a seasoned and experienced journalist whose expertise shines in business reports and current affairs programs. Mehboob Ali Sheikh is affiliated with Canada's renowned news and current affairs channel, Toronto 360. During his tenure in Canada, Ali Sheikh has interviewed some of the most significant political and business figures in Canada. He has been honored with accolades for his exemplary reporting by the Toronto Mayor's office.

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