Canada immigration department – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), has decided to increase the processing fees at the end of the months for the foreign nationals who want to become permanent residents.
The fees include operational, processing and service delivery costs that are related to all permanent resident immigration programs.
These new regulations will come into effect on April 30, at 9 a.m EDT. Complete applications received before this time will be processed in accordance with the current fee schedule. Applications received on or after that time that does not include the correct fees will be returned to the applicant as incomplete.
Permanent resident processing fees for economic class applicants are generally being increased by 50 percent as follows:
Fees are expected to increase in two years based on the applicable Consumer Price Index increase rounded to the nearest $5. New fee amounts will be released in 2022.
Fees for the PR Cards, PR Travel documents, and certifications or replacement immigration documents will not increase.
Reference is taken from CIC News
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