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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 — $100

  •  (1) A fee of $100 is payable by a person for the rights and privileges conferred by means of a work permit if that person is

    • (a) a foreign national who intends to perform work described in section 204 or 205 but does not have an offer of employment to perform that work;

    • (b) a foreign national described in paragraph 207(b) who does not have an offer of employment; or

    • (c) a family member of a foreign national referred to in paragraph (b).

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (2) The following persons are not required to pay the fee referred to in subsection (1):

    • (a) a person — 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;

    • (b) a person referred to in paragraph 299(2)(i) who intends to perform work under an international agreement between Canada and one or more countries, if the agreement

      • (i) prohibits the payment of a fee other than a participation fee, and

      • (ii) is in force at the time that the person makes an application for a work permit or for renewal of the work permit; and

    • (c) [Repealed, SOR/2017-78, s. 11]

  • Marginal note:Remission

    (3) 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 foreign national withdraws their application and requests a remission before the work permit is issued.

  • SOR/2015-25, s. 6
  • SOR/2017-78, s. 11
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