HOW TO MOVE TO CANADA: A PRIMER FOR AMERICANS

What's New?

As Canadian immigration law changes, this page will keep you up to date and tell you where to go for more information.



Updates

May 3, 2006: RIGHT OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE FEE REDUCED

As of May 3, 2006, the Right of Permanent Residence Fee was lowered from $975 to $490 for immigrants in all classes.

Those who paid the Right of Permanent Residence Fee, but did not become a permanent resident until after 12:00 a.m. EDT on May 3, 2006, are entitled to a refund. For more information, go to http:/​/​www.cic.gc.ca/​english/​resid-fee/​index.html