Ukraine measures: Fee waivers

Between February 22, 2022 and March 31, 2023, we’re waiving fees for certain types of applications for people affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

If you’re eligible for these fee waivers but have already paid, we’ll issue a refund to you automatically. You do not need to request a refund.

Canadian citizens and permanent residents

If you meet the requirements below, we’ll waive the fees for

  • permanent resident travel documents
  • certificates of Canadian citizenship (proof of citizenship), including replacements
  • emergency travel documents, for adults and children
  • replacement of a lost or stolen passport
  • passport pick-up service
  • Canadian temporary passports

To have these fees waived, you must meet these requirements:

  • you’re a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or you’re confirming your claim to Canadian citizenship
  • you either
    • are in Ukraine or
    • have left Ukraine and are in another country on your way to Canada

We’re also waiving the consular service fees for these documents between February 22, 2022 and March 31, 2023.

Ukrainian nationals and their family members

If you meet the requirements below, we’ll waive the fees for

  • temporary resident visas
  • temporary resident permits
  • temporary resident status extensions (visitor record)
  • study permits and extensions
  • work permits and extensions (including open work permits)
  • biometrics

To have these fees waived, you must be one of the following:

  • a Ukrainian national
  • the spouse or common-law partner of a Ukrainian national
  • the dependent family member of a Ukrainian national or their dependent (for example, the child of your dependent family member)

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