What is Canada visa fee for 2023? This detailed guide explains everything

11:21 PM | 31 May, 2023
What is Canada visa fee for 2023? This detailed guide explains everything

TORONTO - Canada has always been a sought-after destination for individuals looking to explore new opportunities and immerse themselves in its diverse culture and stunning landscapes.

To legally enter Canada, obtaining a visa is essential. In this article, we will provide an overview of the current Canada visa fees for 2023 and the conditions one must meet to reside in the country.

Visitor Visa

If you plan to visit Canada for travel, business meetings, family visits, or stopovers, a visitor visa is required. It falls under the temporary residence category and allows a maximum stay of six months.

As far as the cost of a visitor visa is concerned, it is detailed below: 

Fees Canadian Dollars

Visitor visa (including super visa) - per person

Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa


Visitor visa – per family (1 fee per family of 5 or more people)

Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa; maximum fee for a family of 5 or more people applying at the same time and place

Extend your stay as a visitor – per person 100

Restore your status as a visitor

Visa fee not needed


It is to be mentioned that to be eligible to pay the maximum fee of $500 (in Canadian dollars), family members must all apply at the same time and same place and your children must qualify as dependants.

Student Visa 

For individuals seeking to pursue studies in Canada, a study permit is necessary. This permit is required for academic, professional, or vocational training at Canadian educational institutions.

As far as the application fee is concerned, the details are as under:

Fees Canadian Dollars
Study permit (including extensions) – per person 150

Restore your status as a student

Restore your status ($200) and get a new study permit ($150)


Work Visa

This is the most important and visibly most sought-after type of visa for Canada or any other country. A work permit enables non-Canadian citizens to legally work in Canada for a designated employer. It is issued with specific conditions and generally has a limited validity period.

The breakdown of fees for this visa type is as under:

    Fees Canadian Dollars
    Work permit (including extensions) – per person 155

    Work permit (including extensions) – per group (3 or more performing artists)

    Maximum fee for a group of 3 or more performing artists applying at the same time and place

    Open work permit holder 100

    Restore your status as a worker

    Restore your status ($200) and get a new work permit ($155)


    It is to be noted that as far as the Work permit maximum group fee is concerned, to qualify, you must be a group of three or more performing artists and their staff, and apply at the same time and place.

    If you also need visitor visas (temporary resident visas), you still need to pay for them individually. For visitor visas, the group fee only applies to families.

    Permanent Resident Visa

    A Canada permanent resident visa allows individuals the opportunity to work and live in Canada indefinitely, subject to certain conditions.

    The associated costs for this type of visa varies based on the immigration program, number of applicants, and processing time. For instance, the application fee for Business Immigration costs 2,140 Canadian Dollars but for Caregivers, it is 1,085 Canadian Dollars.

    Understanding the visa fees for Canada is crucial for individuals planning their visit, study, work, or permanent residency in the country. Being aware of the costs will help applicants make informed decisions and prepare accordingly.

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    Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on Sept 30, 2023

    KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on September 30, 2023 (Saturday).

    Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

    Currency Symbol Buying Selling
    US Dollar ‎USD 286.05 289.15
    Euro EUR 307 310
    UK Pound Sterling GBP 353.3 357
    U.A.E Dirham AED 80 80.8
    Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.75
    Australian Dollar AUD 189 191
    Bahrain Dinar BHD 778.84 786.84
    Canadian Dollar CAD 220 222.2
    China Yuan CNY 40.24 40.64
    Danish Krone DKK 41.83 42.23
    Hong Kong Dollar HKD 37.93 38.28
    Indian Rupee INR 3.57 3.68
    Japanese Yen JPY 1.63 1.71
    Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 945.27 954.27
    Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.62 63.22
    New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.58 176.58
    Norwegians Krone NOK 27.87 28.17
    Omani Riyal OMR 762.31 770.31
    Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 80.69 81.39
    Singapore Dollar SGD 208 210
    Swedish Korona SEK 26.62 26.92
    Swiss Franc CHF 323.01 325.51
    Thai Bhat THB 8.12 8.27

    Gold Rate in Pakistan Today – September 30, 2023

    Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

    KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,600 on Saturday.

    The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs 176,270. Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs168,730 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs196,807.

    Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

    Today Gold Price in Pakistan - 30 September 2023

    City Gold Silver
    Lahore PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Karachi PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Islamabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Peshawar PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Quetta PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Sialkot PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Attock PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Gujranwala PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Jehlum PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Multan PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Bahawalpur PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Gujrat PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Nawabshah PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Chakwal PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Hyderabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Nowshehra PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Sargodha PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Faisalabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
    Mirpur PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450


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