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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2002-227)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Fee — $230

  •  (1) A fee of $230 is payable by an employer who has made an offer of employment to

    • (a) a foreign national in respect of work described in section 204 or 205;

    • (b) a foreign national described in section 207; or

    • (c) a foreign national referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) who makes an application for renewal of a work permit.

  • Marginal note:Payment of fees

    (2) The fee referred to in subsection (1) is payable before the foreign national to whom the offer of employment is made makes an application for a work permit or an application for renewal of the work permit.

  • (3) [Repealed, SOR/2019-174, s. 15]

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/2019-174, s. 15]

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (4.1) An employer who is exempt from the application of sections 209.11 and 209.2 under section 209.91 is not required to pay the fee referred to in subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (5) An employer is not required to pay the fee referred to in subsection (1) if the offer of employment is made to a foreign national — other than a person referred to in paragraph 299(2)(i) — who under subsection 299(2) is not required to pay a fee for processing an application for a work permit.

  • Marginal note:Remission

    (6) The fee referred to in subsection (1) is remitted, and must be repaid by the Minister to the person who paid it, if

    • (a) the work permit is refused; or

    • (b) the employer withdraws the offer of employment and requests a remission before the work permit is issued.

  • Marginal note:Maximum fee

    (7) The total amount of fees payable under subsection (1) by an employer who has made offers of employment to a group of three or more foreign nationals, consisting of performing artists and their staff, is $690, if those offers are made at the same time.

  • SOR/2015-25, s. 6
  • SOR/2018-26, s. 4
  • SOR/2019-174, s. 15
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