How much do Canada Immigration Consultants charge?

 

Learn about the Canada PR visa processing fees, the services, overall expenses towards immigration and more

Migrating to Canada is a one-time investment and it's important that you spend it wisely.  A consultant can play a major role in fulfilling your goal to migrate to Canada.

What are services offered by immigration consultants?

The services offer by an immigration consultant can vary from one consultant to the another, but mostly the below services are render:

How much do an immigration consultant charge?

The PR consultation fee can vary from Rs. 49,000 to Rs. 1,50,000 depending on the consultant's experience  and services your opt for your process.  

How much money do you need to immigrate to Canada?

The money you need to pay for Canadian immigration is divided into certain steps. 

Here is the list of fees you pay:

Single applicant fee: 825 for CIC + 500 (Right to PR Fee) = CAD 1325 

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

Dependent fee for Child: CAD 225 for each child

Other fees are:

  • Language exam fees (IELTS): INR 12,000, approximately
  • Translation fee if document not in English or French 
  • An Education Credential Assessment (ECA) for foreign degrees
    • $220+$10 ($10 Courier charges approx)
    • $220+$85 for Fast Express courier charges. 
    • Medical exam: INR 3,000 appx
    • Police certificate: INR 1000 appx
    • Biometric Fee CAD 85 for a single applicant
    • Biometric Fee CAD 170 for two or more applicants
    • Extra processing charges for provincial nominee program

 Our consultant can help you get the end-to-end cost for Canadian migration.

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

Yes. The application cost for Right to PR: CAD 500. 

Your total visa cost includes your immigration application fee as well as the Right of Permanent Residency (RPR) fee. If you have a dependent migrant, their permanent residency fee is also applicable. 

How much is the fee for the PR application?

Application Fees for Canada PR: CAD 825

For a secondary application (which can be your spouse’s), the Fees remain the same: CAD 825

For PR Visa of your dependent child, the fees is CAD 225

The application cost for Right to PR: CAD 500

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. The best PR consultant will charge the right amount. 

Step-by-step Costs to Apply for a Canada PR visa from India in 2020

The cost for a Canada PR visa from India has to be paid in specific steps.

The steps are:

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 Fees for IELTS: Rs. 12,000 to appear for IELTS.

    Once you have an ECA outcome letter and IELTS Score card, you can move to the next step.

Step 2: Filing your EE Application online (Free of cost)

Step 3: If you receive an ITA invite , you must then submit your documents online and pay the application fees to begin your visa process.

Application fees for a Canada PR visa:

Single applicant fee: CAD 825 for CIC + 500 (Right to PR Fee) = CAD 1325 

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

Dependent fee for Child: CAD 225 for each child

Other fees included in this step:

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

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

Step 4: Complete your biometrics

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

Step 5: You will be required to sent your passport details

Passport Cost may vary between Rs. 1000 to Rs. 2500. If you already have a valid passport, this cost is removed. 

If you apply via a Provincial Nominee Program, you will have to bear extra processing charges from the same. 

Here is the list of Canadian provinces and their unique charges:

Name of Province

Fees Charged Extra

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)

(Only for Province of Quebec)

Primary applicant: CAD 785

Spouse or Partner: CAD 168

Dependent Child: CAD 168

 

Other charges to consider:

  • Traveling Tickets –  The air ticket cost can vary from Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 1,00,000.
  • Visa Consultation fee, according to the consultant you choose
  • Proof of funds

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

You should be able to produce proof of funds of at least CAD 12,960 to show that you can sustain your family in Canada. A Proof of funds is vital to prove you are capable of running your family in Canada. It is not required if you have a job offer.

The Proof of funds evidence is mandatory in case you apply for the Federal skilled worker program and Federal skilled trade program

IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) is the authorized committee to decide the fund required. Check the table for the 2020 requirement. 

Number of Family Members

Funds Required (in Canadian dollars)

1

$12,960

2

$16,135

3

$19,836

4

$24,083

5

$27,315

6

$30,806

7

$34,299

For each additional family member

$3,492

 

The requirement may change from time to time. In case, you have a valid job offer or applied through the Canadian Experience Class, the proof of fund is not required.

If you want to move to Canada, Australia, or any other country, just call us or visit our visa office. We also provide professional services for student visas, work visas and visitor visas.

Other FAQS:

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

The popular permanent visa categories are:

    • Federal Skilled Worker
    • Provincial Nominee Program
    • Canadian Experience Class
    • Quebec Immigration
    • Atlantic Immigration
    • Federal Skilled Trade Class

What documents do you need to apply for a Canada PR visa 2020?

Here is the list of necessary documents you need for Canada PR:

  • Passport size photographs of the primary applicant
  • ECA or Education Credential Assessment conducted by WES
  • Recent Medical certificate
  • Recent IELTS score
  • Provincial Nomination Letter if applying through PNP
  • Police Clearance Certificates
  • Passport & travel documents (You will need copies)
  • Work experience letter from your employer
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Offer letter for your job in Canada
  • Authentic proof of funds (for FSW stream)

While we have provided the basic list, each program has its requirements. The express entry system is through which the permanent residency Canada is processed. The documents mentioned above will get you to the express entry pool.

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. 
  • Step 2: Find out the program that is most suitable according to your resources and skills.
  • Step 3: Appear for the IELTS or prepare for the same before you apply. You need to score at least the minimum required number.
  • Step 4: Get your ECA attested by WES.
  • Step 5: Apply for the program and send an Expression of Interest. Create your online profile to check your status in the Express Entry pool.
  • Step 6: Get ready for the medical exam and police verification.
  • Step 7: Start arranging your documents. You will be asked to submit documents mentioned above and more.
  • Step 8: Get ready with your proof of funds.
  • Step 9: Wait for the ITA or Invitation to apply.
  • Step 10: 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! Apart from assisting you with your visa process, Kansas Overseas Careers also offers post-landing services. Know more.

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
  • The age point is zero for 47 and above

It is possible to get a PR over 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?

The federal skilled worker category is meant for skilled workers that Canada labour 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.

There is a shortage of skilled and semi-skilled workers in Canada. If you have the required qualification, it is not difficult to get a job. 

The chance of getting a Canadian PR visa increases if you already have a job offer. Your visa consultant may be able to get you in the job pool. They might even create a resume that is accepted readily. 

Is Education free in Canada for Permanent Residents?

The education till the age of 18 is free for permanent residents. The Canada public school system offers free education till 18. For universities and colleges, the fees are quite low for permanent residents than international students. Students with study permits have to pay a higher price.

If you have a dependent less than 18 while moving to Canada, you can expect free education till the given age. Post-secondary education is chargeable.

Why choose Kansas Career Overseas for your visa consultation?

Around 1 out of 5 people thinking of Immigration to Canada, Australia or any other country, choose Kansas. Here are the reasons why they trust us.

We provide:

  • Fast Processing: 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.
  • Dedicated Migration Agent: We believe in customized services. You will be provided with your personal agent. The agent is the connection between you and the Company, and he will solve all your queries. 
  • Legal Guidance: There can be legal barriers in the way. With the best immigration lawyers working for you, there would be nothing to worry about. 
  • Organized Documentation: Your need is our priority. Your documents will be arranged and organized in proper order. Organized documentation leads to faster processing of Visa. 
  • Assistance with Job Opportunities: While we don’t provide any job assistance in Canada, we can assist you in finding the right opportunities. We can help you get into the job pool. You will be able to find the right job while going in the right direction.
  • Increase your chances of PR Visa: 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. 

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

Canada Express Entry consultants can help you in many ways. However, in order to receive the right guidance, you need to choose the best consultant. Here is the list of help you can expect. 

  • The consultant helps you understand the Permanent Resident program most suitable for you.
  • They help you in arranging the right documents. 
  • Help you write your expression of interest
  • Tells you about the minimum IELTS score and how to get it. 
  • Help you create an online profile to get into the express entry pool.
  • Provide any legal help you may need to apply
  • Help you understand the point system
  • Suggests ways to increase your score
  • Provide resume writing services
  • Help you check the job opportunities in Canada and apply
  • File your application in the most efficient manner
  • Post visa services to settle in the new country

With Kansas, you can be rest assured about the services you receive. From the very first day to the day you get a visa, you get a personal assistant. The IRCC access makes us your best choice in visa consultation.

Conclusion:

The PR consultation fee can vary from Rs. 49,000 to Rs. 1,50,000 depending on the company through which you wish to apply.

Total costs incurred for a Canada PR visa is as follows:

Number of Family Members

Minimum Funds Required

4 members

$24,083

 

Visa Type

Minimum Funds Required

Study Permit

$150

Work Permit

$155

IELTS

$319

Police Clearance

INR 500*

Medical Examination

$20 (Approx)

 

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 dream. With our best in class services and experience in immigration, we can assure you a high chance of Visa. 

Topics: Canada, Immigration

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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