Thursday, June 11, 2009

Visa Processing Fee Update - Canadian Embassy Manila



Here's the new visa processing fee effective June 13, 2009. The peso equivalent is based of the fixed exchange rate of P43.

Immigration Cost Recovery Fees
(in effect as of June 13, 2009)


CAD$

PHP

I. Permanent Resident Visas

Skilled Worker and Provincial Nominee Applicants

Principal applicant

$550

23,650

A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner

$550

23,650

A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner

$150

6,450

Investor, Entrepreneur or Self-employed Persons Class applicants

Principal applicant

$1,050

42,300

A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner

$550

23,650

A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner

$150

6,450

Right of Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF)

$490

21,000

Note that for Family Class applicants, the Right of Permanent Residence Fee must be paid by the sponsor from within Canada. The visa cannot be issued until this fee is paid.

The RPRF fee is payable by principal applicants (with the following exceptions) and accompanying spouses and common-law partners.

Exceptions:

Dependent children of a principal applicant or sponsor, a child to be adopted, or an orphaned brother, sister, niece, nephew or grandchild; and protected persons, including Convention refugees

II. Temporary Resident Visas

CAD$

PHP

Visitors (including re-entry and seafarer applications)

Single entry to Canada

$75

3,225

Multiple entry

$150

6,450

Family rate for either single or multiple entry (all family members must apply at the same time and place, no limit to the total number of family members)

$400

17,200

Work Permits

Work permit

$150

6,450

Work permit - Group of 3 or more performing artists

$450

19,350

Study Permits

$125

5,400

III. Other

CAD$

PHP

Temporary Resident Permit

$200

8,600

Replacing a Visa

$30

1,300

Return to Canada (for Permanent Residents) - Travel Document

$50

2,150

Application processing fee, if inadmissible on the grounds of serious criminality

$1,000

43,000

Application processing fee, if inadmissible on the grounds of criminality

$200

8,600

Authorization to return to Canada after removal

$400

17,200

Repayment of removal expenses

To the U.S.A. and St. Pierre and Miquelon

$750

32,250

To any other country

$1,500

64,500