Canadian Business Immigration
Your experience and business know-how are extremely useful assets that can help you invest in your future with Canada’s fast-growing, diverse economy.
The Government of Canada is seeking investors, business managers, and entrepreneurs of all shapes and sizes who are interested in settling and seeking new opportunities in Canada to apply to the wide range of fast-tracked Business Immigration Programs.
Federal Business Immigration Programs
Whether you are self-employed, are looking to grow or start a business in Canada, or simply would like to leverage your personal net worth to help drive the Canadian economy, there are several Federal Business Immigration Programs designed to fit the skills and experience of successful business persons who want to settle in any province except Quebec.
Provincial Nominee Programs for Business
Each province and territory operates its own Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), many of which have a stream for candidates with entrepreneurial or management experience. The eligibility criteria and application procedure for each PNP stream varies, but successful applicants will always receive a provincial nomination. This provincial nomination then generally permits the applicant to submit an application for permanent residence at the federal level.
FAQs about Business Immigration
If you have a net worth of at least $10 million CAD acquired through legal business investment activities such as a commercial, for-profit business or private sector activities, you could be eligible for the Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program.
No. Your permanent residence will not be jeopardized in the event your business fails.
Entrepreneurs wishing to immigrate to Canada with a startup visa must secure a minimum investment of $200,000 from an approved organization or at least $75,000 from a designated angel investor. If your business is accepted into a business incubator program, you are not required to secure an investment.
Yes. If you have at least two years of relevant experience as an artisan, professional athlete or farmer, you could be eligible to come to Canada with a self-employed visa.
Free Immigration Assessment
Discover your Canadian immigration options by completing our free immigration assessment form today and a member of our Team will contact you to discuss about your immigration to Canada.