You can be qualified for a permanent residence under the Canada Business Immigration Program if you’re interested in conducting business there. Fill out our immigration assessment form, and we’ll contact you to go over your alternatives and eligibility within 24 hours.
Who Is Eligible for a Business Visa to Canada?
Foreigners who desire to conduct business in Canada have access to a wealth of opportunities. There is no reason why you cannot be one of the thousands of aspirational businesses who visit our shores each year.
Through the immigration of individuals with the capacity to successfully launch or engage in a business in Canada, the Business Immigration Program seeks to promote investment and employment in Canada.
Canada offers few main categories of business visas:
Under the Canada Business Immigration Program, people with managerial or business expertise and a fair amount of wealth may apply for permanent residence in Canada under one of the following four subcategories:
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The greatest option while trying to move to Canada as an investor is to apply for the general Start-up Visa Program. Your application must satisfy a number of criteria in order to be accepted, including being innovative, providing jobs for Canadians, and having the ability to compete globally.
Candidates who want to obtain the Start-up Visa must:
Entrepreneurs are urged to submit applications for this immigration stream since they generate employment opportunities and contribute to the Canadian economy. Successful candidates are given the opportunity to start a business in Canada and get permanent residency there.
Essentials for Entrepreneurs:
Candidates who want to participate in the Entrepreneur Program must:
Entrepreneurs must regularly report their progress to immigration officials over this two-year period in order to verify that these requirements are met.
This business immigration route is for people who want to start or buy a company in Canada that will contribute “considerably” to the country’s economy, culture, or artistic life.
Eligibility for the programme for self-employed people:
Selection standards are based on:
The Self-Employed Program: Find Out More.
Through PNP programmes in Canada, there are a number of business investment opportunities:
Requirements: $600,000 CAD in net worth, 3 years of experience as a business management or owner, $200,000 in investment, and the creation of at least 1 full-time job for Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
o Requirements include a $100,000 investment, a $300,000 personal net worth, at least 51% ownership, and the creation of 1 full-time job in the neighborhood.
o The establishment must be situated in a BC community with fewer than 75,000 residents.
o Requirements: Farm Investor: Minimum investment of $250,000, minimum net worth of $500,000, and three years of business ownership/management experience.
o Requirements: investment of $300,000, net value of $500,000, and three years of farm ownership or operation.
o Requirements include having a net worth of $600,000, investing $250,000, and having three years of experience as a business owner or manager.
o Requirements include a net worth of $500,000 ($250,000 if you want to live outside Yellowknife), a minimum investment of $300,000 ($150,000 outside Yellowknife), and three years of experience as a business manager or owner.
o Requirements include a net worth of $600,000, a minimum investment of $150,000, and three years of business ownership or management experience.
o Minimum investment of $600,000 is required (outside of the GTA, this is only $200,000), as is a net worth of $800,000. & must establish 2 full-time jobs (If outside GTA than only 1 full time position)
o If the planned business is in the ICT or digital communications sector, the net worth and investment must both be at least $200,000.
o Requirements: An international corporation must have been in operation for at least 36 months, be connected to a parent corporation outside of Ontario, and depend primarily on active earned income from the business.
o For a corporation to enter Ontario, they must invest $5 million.
o Every time a corporation nominates a “key staff member,” it must also create 5 new positions for Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
o Requirements: $600,000 in net value.
o Must receive community support, often known as “community endorsement”.
o Minimum start-up deposit of $200,000 ($300,000 in Montreal), Net Worth of $900,000.
o The current closure period is from November 2019 to July 2020.
o Net assets of $2 million are required, as well as a $1.22 million investment with a 5-year term.
o Requirements: Net wealth of $500,000 (if under 40, $300,000), a $75,000 cash payment for the agreement (which is returned once the agreement is over), and three years of experience running a farm.
o Requirements include a net worth of $500,000, three years of business management or entrepreneurial experience, and a $300,000 investment in the Regina and Saskatoon area (just $200,000 in all other communities).
For individuals who have already established a business and are eager to expand it to Canada, corporate immigration is the ideal choice. For large, medium-sized, and small businesses that require seamless employee cross-border transfers, this immigration category was created. When sending staff to Canada, there are important legal procedures to follow. We assist in arranging the logistics of your passengers through a range of services to ensure that each employee reaches their destination without any problems.
There are benefits to obtaining Canadian immigration under the “Business Class.” If you apply, you won’t necessarily need to have a working knowledge of either English or French or to have completed a rigorous educational programme.
As a business immigrant, you may also receive unconditional permanent residence status in Canada, which means you won’t have to adhere to strict requirements like actively managing a firm in order to keep your status. But in order to benefit from these chances, you must be aware of how to present yourself professionally when applying. The best way to do this is with the assistance of a legal professional with knowledge of each businessperson’s particular situation.
Canada offers numerous opportunities for new businesses, and it may be the ideal location for you to reach your full potential. Foreign enterprises have greatly contributed to the success of the Canadian market. You can join them, but only by following the correct immigration procedures. Thousands of business owners and investors have successfully immigrated to Canada with our assistance. Our skilled immigration attorneys will be able to evaluate your situation and suggest a plan of action that will best meet your needs.