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Fees and payment methods

Fees

The fees levied by the Québec government for processing immigration applications are indicated below (Application for permanent selection).

Fees in effect

  Before
December 31, 2018
As of
January 1, 20191
Principal applicant C$785 C$798
Spouse or de facto spouse C$168 C$171
Each dependent child C$168 C$171

 

The fees required must be paid in full, in Canadian currency only, by you or by a third party. These fees are non-refundable, even if your application is refused or rejected.

1 The increase affects the fees payable under An Act respecting immigration to Québec, as well as fees required to apply for an Évaluation comparative des études effectuées hors du Québec (comparative evaluation for studies done outside Québec). The 1.71% adjustment corresponds to the increase in Québec’s consumer price index for the period ending on September 30, 2018. It complies with Section 83.3 of the Financial Administration Act.

Method of payment

Only the following payment methods are accepted:

  • Credit card – online payment only for applications for a selection certificate submitted through Mon projet Québec;

    For applications for a Certificat de selection du Québec submitted before December 31, 2018, you can complete the Payment by credit card form if you are requesting the addition of a spouse or child to your immigration file.

  • Credit card for any other application not transmitted through Mon projet Québec: you must complete the Payment by credit card form, sign it and enclose it with your application.
  • certified cheque drawn on a Canadian bank;
  • cheque issued by a currency exchange broker;
  • cheque issued by a Canadian company;
  • Canada Post money order;
  • bank draft drawn on a Canadian bank.

 

For applications for a Certificat de sélection du Québec submitted before December 31, 2018, you must complete the Payment by credit card form if you are requesting the addition of a spouse or child to your immigration file.

ATTENTION! Cheques and bank drafts must be made payable to the Minister of Finance of Québec and must be mailed to the Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion. Be sure to indicate the name of the applicant in block letters on the back of the cheque. Payment in cash, by personal cheque or by traveller’s cheque is not accepted. You must also enclose the personal identification form with your payment.

The payment must be sent to the Direction de l'enregistrement et de l'évaluation comparative in Montréal, regardless of your current place of residence.

 

Temporary workers and foreign students living in Québec and wishing to stay permanently:


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