Can I pay the fee for the applicant? May 16, 2023 18:53 Updated No, the applicant must pay. There is not currently a way to pay the fee on someone else’s behalf. For more details on this, please refer to the article How does the renter pay their application fee? Related articles How does the renter pay their application fee? Will CIC verify employment or past rental history? How do roommates apply together? How long do background checks and credit checks take? What questions are included in the online application? Can I see a sample?