Canada Visa Fees for Indians 2021: Complete fee list

Snow-capped mountains, serene beaches, aurora borealis, midnight sun and abundant wildlife make Canada a highly sought-after tourist destination. Canada is also one of the leading developed nations, making it an ideal place for work and business. You need to get a Canada visa no matter what your purpose is to visit Canada from India. To get a visa for Canada, you will have to fill a visa application form, submit the required documents and pay the visa application fees. Canada visa fees for Indians vary depending on the type of visa, such as student visa, work visa, tourist visa, etc.

Canada Visa Fees for Indians 2021: Complete fee list
Canada Visa Fees for Indians

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Canada visa fees in Indian Rupees: Temporary residence 

As mentioned, Canada visa fees for Indians vary from program to program. The following tables show Canada visa fees in Indian rupees for temporary residence, permanent residence, family sponsorship, citizenship and other applications and services. 

Student visa fees for Canada

Student visa fees for Canada are as under:

Visa typeApplicable fees (CAD)Applicable fees (INR)*
Study permit for Canada (Including extensions) per person$150Rs. 9079.78
Student visa fees for Canada

* Canada visa fees in Indian Rupees (INR) are indicative and subject to the Consular Exchange rate.

Canada work visa fees

The following table shows Canada work visa fees in Indian Rupees and Canadian dollar (CAD) for different categories: 

Visa typeApplicable  fees (CAD)Applicable fees (INR)
Work permit (Including extensions) per person$155Rs. 9382.44
Work permit (Including extensions) per group (3 or more performing artists)$465Rs. 28147.33
Open work permit holder$100Rs. 6053.19
Canada work visa fees

* Canada visa fees in Indian Rupees (INR) are indicative and subject to the Consular Exchange rate.

Canada visitor visa fees 

Here is the Canada visitor visa fees for Indians:

Visa typeApplicable  fees (CAD)Applicable fees (INR)
Visitor visa – per person – for single or multiple entry $100Rs. 6053.19
Visitor visa – per family of 5 or more – for single or multiple entry$500Rs. 30265.95
Visa extension fees (per person)$100Rs. 6053.19
Canada visitor visa fees

* Canada visa fees in Indian Rupees (INR) are indicative and subject to the Consular Exchange rate.

Other temporary resident visas

Visa typeApplicable  fees (CAD)Applicable fees (INR)
Electronic travel authorization (eTA)$7Rs. 423.72
International Experience Canada participation fee$156Rs. 9442.98
Temporary resident permit – per person$200Rs. 12106.8
Temporary resident visas

* Canada visa fees in Indian Rupees (INR) are indicative and subject to the current Consular Exchange rate.

Please note that the visa applicant will also have to pay the biometric fee along with above mentioned fees for Canada visas. Each applicant is liable to pay $85 for his/her biometric details at the VAC. For a family of two or more, the biometric fee payable is $170. For a transit visa, there is no biometric fee. 

Canada permanent resident visa fees

Similar to temporary resident visa fees, Canada permanent resident (PR) fees vary from program to program, depending on the immigration stream you are applying for. 

Business immigration processing fees

Application typeProcessing fees in $ CAD
Principal applicant$1575
Spouse or common-law partnerAdd $825
Dependent child below 22 yearsAdd $225 per dependent
Business immigration processing fees

Note: Applicants may have to pay additional processing fees to apply for certain provincial immigration programs.

Economic immigration processing fees

The fees apply to the following applicants:

  • Express Entry Program
  • Quebec-selected skilled workers
  • Provincial nominee
  • Atlantic immigration pilot
Application typeProcessing fees in CAD
Principal applicant (Processing fee ($825) with right of permanent residence fee ($500))$1325
Spouse or common-law partner (Processing fee ($825) with right of permanent residence fee ($500))$1325
Dependent child below 22 yearsAdd $225 per dependent
Canada economic immigration processing fees

Family sponsorship processing fees

Permanent residents of Canada who wish to sponsor their family members for Canada PR will be required to pay the following fees:

Application typeProcessing fees in CAD
Spouse or common-law partner (Principal applicant fee and sponsorship with right of permanent residence fee)$1050
Dependent child (Processing fee with right of permanent residence fee)$150
Parent or grand-parent (Principal applicant fee, sponsorship fee with right of permanent residence fee)$1050
Spouse or common-law partner of your parent or grandparent  (Principal applicant fee, sponsorship fee with right of permanent residence fee)$1050
A dependent child of your parent or grandparent (Processing fee with right of permanent residence fee)$150
Family sponsorship processing fees

Other related fees

Other than the above mentioned Canada visa fees from India, there are other associated fees to Canada visa, including biometric fees, medical test fees and IELTS fees, etc. 

Biometric fees

When applying for the following visas, applicants have to give their biometrics (fingerprints and photograph):

  • Visitor visa
  • Study permit
  • Work permit

Biometric fee is as under:

  • Per person: $85
  • Per family (of 2 or more people): $170
  • Per group (of 3 or more performing artist) : $255 

Language proficiency test

You will have to take the IELTS examination to show your proficiency in either English or French to be eligible to apply for a Canada visa. IELTS costs Rs. 14,700 and is valid for 2 years. 

Medical test cost

You will need to go through a medical examination conducted by a recognized panel of doctors. Medical test costs CAD 70. 

Police clearance certificate

You need to get a police clearance certificate (PCC) that shows you don’t have a criminal record. It costs CAD 10 .

Educational Credential Assessment 

Canada visa applicants have to get their educational credential assessment (ECA) done by a recognized assessing body. Cost of ECA ranges from CAD 27 to CAD 322. 

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