Canada Investment and Business Immigration: Canada Investor Visa


  1. 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:

    • Entrepreneurs/Investors
    • Self-Employed Individuals
    • Business PNP Programs
    • Business immigration
Immigrants receiving permanent residence through federal contracts in the year:

  1. Investor Start-Up Visa Program

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.

Investment Requirements:

Candidates who want to obtain the Start-up Visa must:

  • Possess a suitable business.
  • Should have a Unique ideas for starting a business.
  • Show intermediate proficiency in both French or English (CBL5).
  • Bring enough cash to establish a home in Canada.
  • Obtain a letter of recommendation from an approved institution (i.e., a recognised Venture Capital Organization must invest at least $200,000 CDN in capital, an approved Angel Investor must commit $75,000, or a business incubator must commit $100,000 CDN).
  1. Program for Entrepreneurs

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:

  • Within two years after arrival, start, buy, or invest a sizable sum in a Canadian enterprise that will significantly boost the country’s economy.
  • Participate actively and consistently in the operation’s management.
  • Employ at least one Canadian or permanent resident who isn’t the business owner or one of their dependents.

Entrepreneurs must regularly report their progress to immigration officials over this two-year period in order to verify that these requirements are met.

  1. Programme for Self-Employed Individuals

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:

  • Possess pertinent experience (at least 2 years’ Experience in the last 5 years).
  • To be capable of and eager to work for oneself in Canada.
  • Meet the program’s eligibility requirements (minimum 35 points), as well as the necessary medical, security, and other requirements.

Selection standards are based on:

  • experience
  • education
  • age
  • language abilities
  • adaptability

The Self-Employed Program: Find Out More.

  1.  PNP programmes for businesses

    Through PNP programmes in Canada, there are a number of business investment opportunities:

    I. PNP: British Colombia

    • Entrepreneur

    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.

    • Regional Entrepreneur Pilot

    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.

    II. PNP: Manitoba

    • Path to entrepreneurship

    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.

    III.  PNP: New Brunswick

    • Path to Entrepreneurship

    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.

    IV.   PNP: Northwest Territories

    • Business Stream for the Northwest Territories

    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.

    V.   PNP: Nova Scotia

    • Path to Entrepreneurship

    o    Requirements include a net worth of $600,000, a minimum investment of $150,000, and three years of business ownership or management experience.

    VI.    PNP: Ontario

    • Path to Entrepreneurship

    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.

    • Corporate

    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.

    VII.   PNP: Prince Edward Island

    • Work Permit for Businesses Stream

    o    Requirements: $600,000 in net value.

    o    Must receive community support, often known as “community endorsement”.

    VIII.  PNP: Quebec

    • Quebec Entrepreneur Program Requirements:

    o    Minimum start-up deposit of $200,000 ($300,000 in Montreal), Net Worth of $900,000.

    • Program for Quebec Investors

    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.

    IX.  PNP: Saskatchewan

    • Entrepreneur Farm Program

    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.

    • Entrepreneur Program

    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).

    *Each applicant who is accepted into the PNP programme will receive a work visa and be required to invest the aforementioned sum of money within one to two years. Once a job has been created, the applicant may submit a PR application.*

  2. Corporate Immigration

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.

Why it’s Important to Seek Professional Immigration Assistance

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.

Why Use Our Services to Assist with Your Business Visa Application?

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.