The total fee for the three stages of the BEFA application is $6,780 CAN including Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) with the following breakdown:
- the eligibility: $1,186.50 CAN ($1,050 + $136.50 HST)
- the self-assessment: $3,107.50 CAN ($2,750.00 + $357.50 HST)
- the interview :$2,486.00 CAN (2,200.00 + $286.00 HST )
Please note: paying fees via wire transfer must include an additional $20 administration fee.
The fees are paid at beginning of each stage and they are non-refundable.
• Please note that you may be required to pay additional fees should it be determined that you require a re-assessment, based on the results of the self-assessment application that you submitted electronically or the panel interview that you attended.
You are also responsible for all the expenses you incur when applying to the BEFA program.
Expenses could include translation costs, certification or notary costs, and travel and accommodation costs if you need to travel to attend the panel interview.