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Your entrepreneurial experience is your asset that the Canadian federal government values and this quality can help you invest in a secure future in the thriving economy of Canada. If you are a business person or an investor looking to immigrate to Canada, the Canadian federal and provincial governments offer a number of options that may. These programs are offered with the goal of promoting economic development and bettering the job market by attracting investors, entrepreneurs, and self-employed individuals from outside Canada with available venture capital, significant business acumen, and entrepreneurial skills. allow you to fast-track the Canadian immigration process.

There are several immigration paths to choose from. Currently the main avenues for a business immigrant to Canada are through the various provincial nominee programs, as the federal government has yet to release a viable business class program to replace the now-defunct Federal Investor and Federal Entrepreneur programs. Except for Quebec, which still offers an investor program, the various provincial programs are all types of entrepreneur programs which offer permanent residence in Canada in return for the business immigrant setting up or purchasing and then personally managing a business in the province.

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Business Immigration programs

Investor Program

If you are looking to make an investment in the Canadian economy, the government of Canada, as well as certain Canadian provinces, present some enticing options.


The Quebec Investor category of Canadian immigration allows qualified immigrant investors who whe program is for those who are willing to invest a minimum of $1200,000 CAD and have a net worth of $2 million CAD. The other key requirement is that the applicants must have experience in management in a legal farming, commercial, or industrial business, or in a legal professional business where the staff, excluding the investor, occupy at least the equivalent of two full-time jobs; or for an international agency or a government.

The Quebec Investor Program has a limit on the number of applications it will accept in a given period. As well, the program only accepts applications during pre-determined application intake periods.

Entrepreneur Program

Entrepreneurs with a certain net worth who plan to run a business in canada can apply for this program. The canadian government runs various programs encouraging small startups to establish themselves their business. The objective of this program is to invite foreign national entrepreneurs who will create jobs and drive economic growth. However, they have an eligibility criteria which the applicants must fulfill:

  • Meet minimum language requirements in English or French (CLB 5 in all abilities)
  • Have an investment fund of atleast $200,000 CDA.
  • Plan to settle in a province other than the Province of Quebec;
  • Pass Canadian security and medical clearances;
  • Prove your business is supported through a designated organization; and
  • Show your business meets ownership requirements.

Self-Employed Program

Canada's Self-Employed Persons Program allows eligible self-employed foreign nationals with relevant experience in cultural activities or athletics to establish themselves in Canada as permanent residents. There is no regulated minimum net worth requirement for the Self-Employed Persons Program. However, the applicant must show that they sufficient funds to settle in canada. The applicants must fulfill the eligibility criteria in order to immigrate under this program.

  • The candidate must fulfil the Government of Canada's “definition” of self employed person in order to be considered for eligibility.
    “A self-employed person is defined as someone with relevant self-employed experience in a cultural or athletic activity.”
  • Must have a minimum 2 years experience relevant to his skills and area of expertise.
    Once the applicant fulfills the eligibility criteria , they are marked on a point basis on various factors and should attain a minimum of 35 out of 100 in the assessment.
Selection Factors Points
Experience Maximum 35 points
Age Maximum 10 points
Education Maximum 25 points
Ability in English or French Maximum 24 points
Adaptability Maximum 6 points
Total Maximum 100 points
Pass Mark 35 points

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Startup Program

Organizations across the globe are welcome to venture in canada and grow their business once approved for venture capital through the designated organizations. Unlike the business investor program, the startups don't need to invest their own capital to meet the eligibility criteria . Instead, they must receive a minimum venture capital or angel investment from one for multiple designated organizations.


Click here, To get a list of government approved designated organizations for capital investment.

Provincial Nominee Program

Many provinces have business immigration options that are part of their Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). In addition, Quebec and the Government of Canada operate popular business immigration programs.

Quebec Investor program : New applications for this program started on September 10, 2018 and is scheduled to run till August 31th , 2019.

Applicants with a minimum net worth of $2,000,000 CAD can apply can apply for this program. A minimum investment of CAD $1,200,000 is required though.


Click here, to find the various provincial programs the government offers and their eligibility criteria.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Your business management and ownership experience may make you eligible for a number of entrepreneur categories within the Provincial Nominee Programs and at the federal level, or for the business immigration programs offered by Quebec. Take advantage of our intimate knowledge of these programs by starting a free assessment.
The province of Quebec offers the most well-established Business Immigration programs. If you are considering living in the province of Quebec, we encourage you to explore Quebec's Investor Immigration Program, as well as its Entrepreneur Immigration Program. Since these programs are based on points and your qualifications require some specialized analysis, we encourage you to fill out a free assessment so that we can walk you through the requirements for each of these programs and explore other viable immigration options available to you.
Each province encourages the immigration of entrepreneurs and business managers through their Provincial Nominee Programs. These programs require that you make an active investment of either your capital or management abilities in a business located in one of Canada's provinces. There are a number of programs available depending on which province you are considering for your new Canadian home. We welcome you to start your free assessment so that we can determine the best option for you.
Canada welcomes self-employed individuals in a variety of fields based on their success and the reputation that they have established in their field. These fields range from farming to athletics to the arts. Start your free assessment today to find out if your self-employed experience would make you eligible for one of the Self-Employed Immigration Programs.
Depending on the amount of funds that you have available to invest in Canada, there may be a number of options available to you. For instance, the Quebec Immigrant Investor program allows individuals to immigrate to Canada by making a government-secured, passive investment. If you are looking for a more active investment, there are a number of Entrepreneur and Provincial Nominee programs available for immigration, which will require you to invest in and operate a business in Canada. You may also wish to explore the Entrepreneur Start-Up Visa Program. Since there are so many options available to you, we encourage you to fill out a free assessment to take advantage of our extensive experience and discuss your options with a specialist.

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