Fees collection

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada charges fees to partially recover the cost of providing some services to the public.

Processing fees apply to nationals of all countries except where government policy or international practice specifically exempts certain cases. These charges apply to most services.

Payment options and exemptions.

Circumstances for refunds

Unique procedures related to missions

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