On February 14, 2018, the fee for minors applying under subsection 5(1) was reduced from $530 to $100.
The refund is automatic. You don’t need to apply for it. We’ll contact you directly if you submitted your application and paid the original fee. The person who paid the fee will get the refund.
If you paid the fee with a credit card, we’ll refund the $430 to the card used to pay the fee. If the card is expired or no longer valid, we’ll send you a cheque.
If you paid the fee with an online debit card, we’ll send you a cheque.
We’re committed to making the refunds within 12 weeks of February 14, 2018. If you don’t receive your refund by then, contact us.