Immigrating to Canada has been a trend as well as craze among Punjabis.
The government of Canada on Monday released a public notice cautioning those students applying for visa should not waste money. This announcement came ahead of start of admission to campuses in Canada.
Through a public notice, the government of Canada announced that it charges only CAD$ 100 (5,200 in Indian rupees) for its visa application.
As the Canadian government became aware of the fact that some immigration agents charge a lot more than the actual visa fee, the information on actual fee amount was publicized.
The visa should be applied through only proper channel by visiting the official government of Canada website, advised the Canadian government that attracts large number of Indian students.
Thousands of students apply for visa by paying high fees every year.
As per sources, Punjabis are among most Indian students who apply for Canada visa.
About 75,000 students in 2017 had got visas for Canada and this figure is on a rise, according to industry sources.
As per rough estimates, more than one lakh students are likely to go to Canada this year.