Canada PR Visa Fees for Indian Citizens
Note: Canadian governments require you to pay CAD $550 (primary applicant)+ Right of PR fee- CAD $490 for the immigration. The same is in case of secondary applicant. This is to ensure that you are capable of financing yourself in the country. The fund requirement changes with the number of family members you are bringing along on a PR visa.
Government fee for Canada Immigration
Right of Permanent Residence Fee
Biometrics – per person
Other Miscellaneous Charges for Canada PR
Know the other different type of Charges before applying in Canada Immigration!!
Canada PR Visa Process Fees in Indian Rupees 2019
Canada is one of the most feasible options when it comes to settling abroad. Canada Immigration visa processing fees in Indian Rupees are very easy to affordable by every immigrant who file their permanent resident visa for Canada in the year of 2019. Your total cost to Canada includes expenses of visa application fees, medical examination fees, airfares to Canada, English language (IELTS) test fees, etc. This cost is variable to factors like how many members are accompanying, place of accommodation, and other miscellaneous factors. Then there are few fixed costs that you mandatorily need to meet. These costs are:
- Ontario Provincial Nomination Program (OINP) fee:
- Saskatchewan Immigration Nomination Program (SINP) fee:
- Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) Cost:
- IELTS test fee: 13,250 INR
- Permanent Residence fee (called PR fee or RPRF)
- Medical fee: 5000 – 9000 INR
- Biometrics is compulsory for Indians to Immigrate to Canada
- Passport Cost:
- Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) cost:
Canada Permanent Resident Visa processing fee Structure for Indian:
Processing fee is the definite expenditure which has to be paid to the government authorities of Canada. Under each program, processing fee varies.
Below is the processing fee for primary, secondary as well as child applicant in each category of program offered by Canada:
Economic class application- Federal Skilled Workers Program (FSWP) category:
- Primary Applicant – 550$
- Secondary Candidate (Spouse / Common-law partner) = 550$
Right of permanent residence fee:
- Primary Applicant – 490$
- Secondary Candidate (Spouse / Common-law partner) = 490$
- Children (Under 22 years of age) = 150$ each
Quebec Skilled Workers Program (QSWP) category:
- Primary Applicant – C$785
- Spouse or de facto spouse – C$168
- Each dependent child = C$168
Provincial Nominee Program – Exact amount will depend on the Province you are migrating but general consensus is:
- Primary Applicant – 550$
- Secondary Candidate (Spouse / Common-law partner) = 550$
- Children (Under 22 years of age) = 150$ each
1. Ontario Provincial Nomination Program (OINP) fee 2019:
Ontario attracts many skilled individuals every year as it is the capital province and naturally more facilitative than rest of Canada. To be eligible for nomination from Ontario, your Comprehensive Ranking Store (CRS) while in the EE pool must be 400 and above. Ontario sends Notification of Interest (NOI) to those with CRS 400 and above. After getting NOI, you need to pay a fee of CAD$1500 to Ontario.
2. Saskatchewan Immigration Nomination Program (SINP) fee 2019:
SINP is yet another admired pathway to Canada Immigration. If you are willing to move to Saskatchewan province of Canada, a fee amounting to CAD$ 300 is to be paid for Saskatchewan nomination.
Other Miscellaneous Charges for 2019 Year
1. Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) : 227 Plus Canadian $
ECA is the primary step and the first cost for your Canada Immigration. There are diverse bodies from where you can get your educational credentials assessed, depending on your field of study. One widely accepted body of assessment is the World Education Services (WES). The outlay for your Educational Credential Assessment Report is Canadian $ 227.
2. IELTS test fee: 13,250 INR
IELTS is a popular English language proficiency test which a candidate needs to appear for in order to prove his/her ability to speak, write, listen and read in Canada’s native language English. A standard registration fee of INR 13,250 is charged for a single attempt of IELTS examination. The test is a bit pricey and therefore you must make sure to get through the test in your very first attempt. Get oneclick immigration’s professionally designed IELTS exam kit complementary with our PR services.
3. Permanent Residence fee (called PR fee or RPRF)- Primary Applicant: CAN $490 Secondary Applicant: CAN $490 & Child Applicant: CAN $150
Permanent Resident Fee is the fee you give to the Government of Canada as a processing expense for Permanent Resident Visa. CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) grants you the right to be a Permanent Resident of Canada after you pay this fee and for that reason, this fee is also called Right to Permanent Resident Fee (RPRF). The primary applicant needs to pay Canadian $490. Similarly, a secondary applicant has to pay same amount of $490. In case any child is accompanying you, an extra fee of Canadian $150 per child is to be paid. This fee is mandatory to be paid and is non-refundable in case your visa application is rejected.
4. Medical fee: 5000 – 9000 INR
A fee called Medical fee is to be borne by the applicant in process of undergoing a medical examination. This medical examination is obligatory as the Canadian government has to be assured that the population of Canada is safe from any communicable disease that any immigrant may bring in. Thus, a person has to be healthy and must not be carrying any communicable ailment such as Tuberculosis, Hepatitis, etc. to be eligible to enter Canada as a Permanent Resident.
5. Biometrics is compulsory for Indians to Immigrate to Canada
The new requirement for the Indian by the Canadian Government from the Next Year to give the Biometrics for those who are applying for the Visitor, study, work and Permanent Residency Visa from 31 December 2018. In which every applicant needs to pay 85 CAD (4,860 in INR) who are under the age group of 14 Years to 79 Years.
6. Passport Cost:
The Canadian authorities validate your identity through your passport for which a nominal charge of Rs. 1,000 to Rs. 2,000 is charged. This amount is per person cost and unsurprisingly goes up with number of members accompanying you.
7. Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) cost:
Apart from the above mentioned expenses, there are certain payments that are situational and you may need to incur them. For instance, State nomination fee. Other charges include . PCC is to be obtained so that you can claim a clean legal history on your name. Any person with any ongoing charges/ court case is prohibited to leave the country. Other cost includes Spouse’s IELTS (if he/she is willing to give IELTS exam), Spouse Educational Credential Assessment (ECA), etc.
Fund Management for ‘Proof of Fund’:
Fund management is upholding of required amount of fund to be showcased by the applicant (as Proof of Fund) to Canadian government. Showcasing Proof of Fund is mandatory under Express Entry’s Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and Federal Trade Worker Program (FSTP). For Canadian Experience Class, it is not mandatory to showcase funds. Under Provincial Nomination Programs (PNPs) it may or may not require showing funds depending on the PNP you have applied to.
Your funds must be your original assets and the borrowed amount of money cannot be considered as Fund. Most prominently accepted forms of assets are:
- Savings account Balance
- Bonds, shares, debentures, etc.
- Other similar Financial assets
Tabular Representation of Fund Requirements on the basis of size of the family/ number of members immigrating to Canada:
|Number of Family Members||Funds Required (in Canadian dollars)|
|For each additional family member||$3,361|
The above mentioned tabular figures are in accordance with the current guidelines given by CIC. Any amend in the fund requirement policies can be announced anytime by the Canada Immigration department.
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How much money you should bring to Canada with you 2019?:
Bringing your finances to Canada is a personal decision to make. However, there is a legal condition attached to the limit of funds you are bringing in the country. Canadian customs regulations need you to declare if you’re carrying more than CAN$10,000 while entering Canada. If you fail to tell them, you may be fined and in fact your funds could be seized by the authority.
Following are the financial instruments that are allowed to bring in the country:
- documents that show property or capital payable to you, such as:
- treasury bills
- documents that guarantee payment of a set amount of money, which are payable to you, such as:
- banker’s drafts
- travellers’ cheques
- Money orders
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Frequently Asked Questions 2019 : Canada PR Visa Fees
Question 1: How much will it cost in rupees to apply for Canada PR visa?
Answer: Canada PR Visa is a step by step process. The process is divided into Education Assessment, Language Assessment , Express Entry profile creation, Job Bank filing, receiving invitation, Application filing and submission post ITA, Passport stamping. So the breakup of charges is mentioned below:
- Education assessment: 11000-16000 Approximately
- Language Test IELTS: 13000 Approximately
- Express Entry: No cost involved
- Provincial Nominee Program: Charges falls between CAD 300$ to CAD 1500 $
- Post ITA Application fee: CAD 550$ per adult and CAD 150$ per child
- RPRF: CAD 490$ per adult only
Question 2: What will be the approximate total cost to get a Canada PR through consultancy from India?
Answer: There are different consultancies working in the field of immigration here in India. All the consultancies have their own criteria of charging consultancy to the enrolled candidates with them. There is no uniformity of charges in the field of immigration. So it will not be possible to comment on that. Better you get in touch with the consultancy of your choice to get to know about their charges. Also you can call Oneclick immigration to know the process and cost involved from our immigration experts.
Question 3: What is the maximum age limit to apply for permanent immigration to Canada?
Answer: To apply for Canada PR, there is a age cap applicable on the applicants. In order to apply for the Canadian Permanent Residency, the minimum age is 18 years and the maximum under federal program in Express Entry Stream is around 40-41 years. If we talk about Provincial Nominee Program than, in PNP’s one can apply till the age of 45-50 under different streams except Express Entry stream.
Question 4: What is Canada immigration landing fees in 2019?
Answer: Landing fee, also known as Right to permanent Residency Fee (RPRF) is CAD 490$. This fee category is applicable only for adults i.e. Primary or dependent applicants whose age is more than 18 years. This fee is not applicable for minors.
Question 5: Is there any one here who knows a good immigration lawyer with reasonable fee for migration to Canada?
Answer: If you are interested in applying for a Canada PR with genuine consultants who are registered with IRCC and have a good immigration lawyer, than you need to do a good market research. This process will be time taking and tedious as a number of consultancies are working in the field of immigration. So, you can find one step solution to your search at Oneclick Immigration Services. Here we have the experts who are well trained and experienced in the field of Canada immigration. They will to technical assessment of your profile and provide you the option of best options available for you as per your details.
This assessment will help you in understanding the option you should go ahead with. With their expert knowledge in the filed of immigration, they will guide with the documentation and consulting from the beginning till the end. Oneclick Immigration also helps you by providing post landing services there in Canada and also get your resume designed by the Canadian job market experts that will help you in applying for jobs in Canada.
Question 6: What are the differences (fee, time taken for assessment) in the educational credential assessment(ECA) done by the various organizations for immigration to Canada? Which organization’s assessment is accepted internationally?
Answer: Education Assessment is the first step of the immigration process for Canada. There are total seven assessing authorities in Canada:
- International Credential Assessment Service of Canada
- World Education Services
- International Qualifications Assessment Service of Canada
- International Credential Evaluation Service
- Medical Council of Canada
- Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada
- Comparative Education Service
If we talk about the difference, than there is no such difference in the education assessment done by these organisations. Each of the assessing authority follow its own set of norms for assessing a particular education. These organization take from 20 working days to 12 week time for the education assessment. Their charges also vary. All of the seven assessing authorities assessment is accepted internationally. Out of all, World Education Services has the fastest assessment procedure i.e. 45 working days.
Question 7: Is there a fee for applying to any PNP program for Canada?
Answer: PNP also known as Provincial Nominee program, is a separate program run by each of the province of Canada. In Canada there are total 10 Province and 3 Territories. Each of the province runs separate programs for immigration. These provinces accept applications and have their own requirements.
Each of the province have a provincial nominee fee, which a candidate needs to pay at the time of application submission. Amount of the fee lies between CAD 300$ to CAD 1500$.
Filing an EOI with a particular province does not require the amount. This amount will be paid once you receive NOI from a particular province at the time of application submission.