Know your fees
All high-cost credit grantor licences expire on October 31.
The fee for a high-cost credit grantor licence is defined in the High-Cost Credit Products Regulation.
- New head office licence: $5,412/year
- New licence for each branch location: $2,229/year
- Head office renewal: $5,412/year
- Branch location: $2,229/year
Read the High-Cost Credit Product Regulation (currently available through OIC 635/2021).
Prorated licence fees
If you become licensed mid-way through the year, this is the fee schedule:
|Month of application||Nov||Dec||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct|
|Per branch location||$2,229||$2,043||$1,858||$1,672||$1,486||$1,300||$1,115||$929||$743||$557||$372||$186|
Other fees and charges
- Change in licensee’s name or change in licensed location address: $61
- Change in senior officers / shareholder of the licensee: $61
- Submitting a non-sufficient fund (NSF) payment or declined credit card payment: $59
- Application for reconsideration of a decision: $262
Read about our reconsideration process.
Contributions to the Consumer Financial Education Fund
The contribution amounts and administration details of the Consumer Financial Education Fund (CFEF) are defined in Regulation. The CFEF contributions are due at the same time as the licence application.
- Head office contribution: $200/year
- Contribution for each branch location: $200/year
- For those businesses becoming licensed throughout the year, the CFEF contribution is pro-rated monthly
Prorated CFEF contributions
|Per branch location||200||183||167||150||133||117||100||83||67||50||33||17|