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Canada PR Consultant Fees in 2021

Seeking assistance from an immigration consultant is what many professionals prefer for various reasons. The common ground for many to choose a consultant is professional advice on visa filing, the customized documents checklist, assistance on PNP programs, and job search.  

In India, they are 100s of Canda immigration consultants, and the fee they charge alters on the basis of:

  1. The years of experience in the industry.
  2. The manpower employed to cater to customer's needs.
  3. The value a consultant can add to your profile with their expertise.
  4. And the range of services they offer. 

The fee that is charged by an immigration consultant can be between 50,000INR - 1,50,000INR.

Get Free Resume Writing services worth 15k with your visa process.

What are the services offered by immigration consultants?

The most common services offered by immigration consultants while processing the Canada PR application are:

-        Profile Evaluation: An in-depth assessment of your profile. 

-        Document Checklist: A detailed checklist of the documents required and verifies for correctness and authenticity.

-        Resume Writing: A detailed resume is created with industry experts to meet the requirements of foreign employers.

-        Language Test Preparation: Online training by language experts to help you succeed in the mandatory IELTS exam.

-        Visa Filing: The visa application meets the standard requirements. 

-        Post-Landing Services: Help with airport pick-up and accommodation services.

Costs involved in Canada PR from India

Canada PR Process

CAD

INR

Step 1: Educational Credential Assessment fee

CAD 220

INR 12,537

Courier charges approx

CAD 10

INR 570

Fast Express courier charges

CAD 85

INR 4844

Step 2: Express Entry Application 

This is free of cost

Step 3: Pay the application fees

Single applicant fee

CAD 1325 (Including visa fees and PR fees)

INR 75,505

Couple Applicant Fee

CAD 2650 + 500 (Right to PR Fee)

INR 1,51,010 + INR 28,493 (Right to PR Fee)

Dependent fee for Child

CAD 225 for each child

INR 12,822 for each child

Step 4: Complete your biometrics

For a single applicant

CAD 85

INR 4,844

For two or more applicants

CAD 170

INR 9,687

Step 5: Send your passport details

INR 1,000 to 2,500

If you already have a valid passport

Free of cost

Other Costs

Provincial Nominee Program

CAD

INR

Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP)

CAD 1500

INR 85,477

Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program (SINP)

CAD 350

INR 19,945

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

CAD 500

INR 28,493

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP)

CAD 1150

INR 65,532

Quebec Skilled Workers Program (QSWP)

Primary applicant: CAD 785

Spouse or Partner: CAD 168

Dependent Child: CAD 168

Primary applicant: INR 44,733

Spouse or Partner: INR 9574

Dependent Child: INR 9574

Language exam fees (IELTS)

INR 12,000 approx

Medical exam (varies depending on city)

.INR 3,000

Police certificate(varies depending on your city)

INR 500

 

Note: You should be able to produce proof of funds of at least CAD 12,960  per single applicant. 

Do you need to pay the Right of Permanent Residence Fee?

Yes, the application cost for the Right to PR is CAD 500. 

What are the settlement funds required for a Canada Permanent Resident Visa?

You should produce proof of funds of at least CAD 12,960 to show that you can sustain your family in Canada. 

Here’s a table to help you:

Number of family members Funds required (in Canadian dollars) Approximate Amount in INR ( **Approx. 1 CAD$ - INR 60)
1 $13,213  INR 7,92,780
2 $16,449  INR 9,86,940
3 $20,222  INR 12,13,320
4 $24,553  INR 14,73,180
5 $27,847  INR 16,70,820
6 $31,407  INR 18,84,420
7 $34,967  INR 20,98,020
For each additional family member $3,560  INR 2,13,600

How much is the fee for the PR application?

  • Application Fees for Canada PR: CAD 825

Single applicant fee: CAD 1325 (Including visa fees and PR fees)

Couple Applicant Fee: (825 *2) = CAD 2650 + 500 (Right to PR Fee)

Dependent fee for Child: CAD 225 for each child

  • Other Fees:

Language exam fees (IELTS): INR12,000 approx.

An Education Credential Assessment (ECA) for foreign degrees

$220+$10 ($10 Courier charges approx)

$220+$85 for Fast Express courier charges. ($85 for Fast Express Courier charges)

Medical exam: INR 3,000 (varies depending on your source city)

Police certificate: INR 500 (varies depending on your source city)

Biometric Fee CAD 85 for a single applicant

Biometric Fee CAD 170 for two or more applicants

Extra processing charges for provincial nominee program

  • Fees for Canada PR Consultant

The fees for consultants vary from one another. The charge can vary from Rs.49,000 to Rs.1,50,000. 

Step-by-step Costs to Apply for a Canada PR visa from India in 2021

Step 1: Educational Credential Assessment fee in the application stage

An Education Credential Assessment (ECA) for foreign degrees

  • $220+$10 ($10 Courier charges approx)
  • $220+$85 for Fast Express courier charges. ($85 for Fast Express Courier charges)

Step 2: Filing your Express Entry Application online 

This is free of cost.

Step 3: You must submit your documents online and pay the application fees 

  • Single applicant fee: CAD 1325 (Including visa fees and PR fees)
  • Couple Applicant Fee:  CAD 825 *2 = CAD 2650 + 500 (Right to PR Fee)
  • Dependent fee for Child: CAD 225 for each child

Step 4: Complete your biometrics.

  • Biometric Fee CAD 85 for a single applicant
  • Biometric Fee CAD 170 for two or more applicants

Step 5: Send your passport details

  • Passport Cost may vary between Rs. 1000 to Rs. 2500. If you already have a valid passport, this part is free of cost.
  • If you apply via a Provincial Nominee Program, you will have to bear extra processing charges. Here’s a cost breakdown for the PNPs:

Provincial Nominee Program

Fees

Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP)

CAD 1500

Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program (SINP)

CAD 350

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

CAD 500

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP)

CAD 1150

Quebec Skilled Workers Program (QSWP)

Primary applicant: CAD 785

Spouse or Partner: CAD 168

Dependent Child: CAD 168

Other Important FAQs

What are the popular PR visa categories for Canada in India?

The popular permanent visa categories are:

What are the steps to apply for a Canada PR visa?

The following steps will guide you to apply for a Canada permanent residence visa. 

Step 1: Hire an immigration expert for Canada PR. 

  • The immigration consultant will guide you through the process. 
  • Find out the program that is most suitable according to your resources and skills.

Step 2: Get your ECA attested by WES

Step 3: Appear for the IELTS or prepare for the same before you apply. 

Step 4: Apply for the program and send an Expression of Interest. 

Step 5: Create your online profile to check your status in the Express Entry pool.

Step 6: Get ready for the medical exam and police verification. 

  • Start arranging your documents.
  • You will be asked to submit the documents.
  • Get ready with your proof of funds.

Step 7: Wait for the ITA or Invitation to apply.

Step 8: You have 60 days to apply for PR with all documents after you receive ITA. 

Once you get the PR Card, pack your bags to fly to Canada! 

What documents do you need to apply for a Canada PR visa 2021?

  • Passport size photographs
  • Education Credential Assessment
  • Medical certificate
  • Recent IELTS score
  • Provincial Nomination Letter (optional)
  • Police Clearance Certificates
  • Passport & travel documents 
  • Work experience letter
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Offer letter for your job in Canada.
  • Authentic proof of funds 

What is the age limit for Canada PR?

While there is no specific age limit for Canada PR, the age reflects in the points allotted. 

  • You can gain a maximum of 12 points for age.
  • For 18 to 35 years of age, you get 12
  • For every year over 35 years, 1 point is deducted.
  • Zero points for people aged 47 and above.

It is possible to get PR for people aged 47 years as well. However, you need to score high in every other department. Your age score may affect the total score for cut-off. 

Is it difficult to get a job in Canada after PR?

Not necessarily. The federal skilled worker category is meant for skilled workers that Canada labor market needs. If your occupation falls under the skilled job list, it can be easy. However, it is excellent if you already have a job offer.

Is Education free in Canada for Permanent Residents?

Yes, it is. The Canadian public school system offers free education till 18. For universities and colleges, the fees are relatively lower for permanent residents than international students. Students with study permits have to pay a higher price.

How can Canada Express Entry consultants help you with a PR Visa?

Canada Express Entry consultants can help you in many ways:

  • Help you understand the Permanent Resident Program most suitable for you.
  • They help you in arranging the right documents. 
  • Tell you about the minimum IELTS score and how to get it. 
  • Help you create an online profile.
  • Help you understand the point system
  • Suggest ways to increase your score
  • Provide resume writing services
  • Help you check the job opportunities in Canada
  • Post visa services to settle in the new country

With Kansas, from the very first day to the day you get a visa, you get a case-officer.

Conclusion 

The best Canada PR consultants put their heart and soul to make sure you get your visa. At Kansas, we understand the value of your dreams. 

  • Our PR consultant fee for Canada is based on standard industry charges. 
  • We offer a cost-free Profile evaluation. 
  • We also offer complimentary online French and English training conducted by experts.
  • We are one of India’s Top 3 leading Canada PR consultants since 2013.
  • Our visa success rate is 98.23% 
  • We have been previously awarded Brand of the Year, too.

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Why choose Kansas Career Overseas for your visa consultation?

Kansas Overseas Careers is the best PR visa consultant in India for visiting visa to the US. We can help you with:

  • Fast-track your visa process: Canadian Immigration and PR visa is a time-consuming process. Any error in a document can lead to cancellation or delay. With our expertise, the scope of error is nil. Your visa processing is fast and smooth.
  • Documents & Review: We draft a detailed document checklist based on your visa type and verify for document authenticity and correctness.
  • Dedicated Case Officer: Your case-officer will assist you at every step of your visa process. You can also opt to request a change of officer, if you’re not satisfied.
  • Visa Filing: Kansas ensures that your visa application meets all the standard requirements as per the immigration authorities of the country that you are applying for.  
  • Visa & Interview: We inform you about all the do’s and don’t when attending a visa interview and also keep all your documentation ready for you.  
  • Post Landing Service: After you’ve received your visa, we help you settle down in the country with a comfortable stay and also offer other customized services.
  • Increase your chances of PR Visa approval: From writing your cover letter to constructing your resume, our services are not just limited to your application and documents. We can also guide you for the IELTS exam. There are on-demand post-settlement services too. 

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Topics: Migrate, Canada

K Nagaraju
K Nagaraju

Nagaraj is a veteran in processing Canada visas. He proves as the best professional to handle all PR visa process.

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