Online Payment


Before using this online service, please ensure that you have:

  • completed the appropriate application(s) for the service(s) you will be paying
  • a valid email address for delivery of the official Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) receipt
  • a valid credit card
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer (this is required to view and print the official CIC receipt)
  • access to a printer
  • JavaScript enabled on your browser

View How to Pay Online for a step-by-step explanation for paying online.


Note: In the event of a refund, CIC complies with the "Financial Administration Act". As per the Act, CIC is required to issue refunds to the payer. A payer is the person whose name appears on the credit card used to pay for the service.

[Get Adobe® Acrobat Reader]

Your receipt will be stored in Adobe® Acrobat .pdf format. You can download the Acrobat Reader software directly from the Adobe site if you need a copy.


Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section of this web site for help using Online Payment.


If you are inactive on this application for 30 minutes or more, you will be 'Timed-Out’. It is a security feature to ensure your identity and to protect your information.