Business Visitors 2017-11-30T16:31:22+00:00

Canada is open for business

Canada wants to do more business with the rest of the World through Trade and Investment

Business visitors can usually conduct their business in Canada without a work Permit. A business visitor is defined a foreign National who wishes to conduct business in Canada, who will not enter the Canadian labor market.

Risk-smart and worry free

Canada has one of the largest and most expansive and progressive economies in the world so as you can imagine there are hundreds of thousands of short-term business visits every year, which continues to grow as the Canadian economy expands. Immigrate4Canada can help you plan and advance your business interests in Canada, risk smart worry free. We can also help your business to navigate the red tape associated with established and mature economies, across multiple sectors in Canada, find and secure investment opportunities in key industry sectors including Science and Technology and Energy and Infrastructure.

Like any other country, business professionals come to Canada on a short term visit for the following reasons.

  • Attending business meetings, conferences, conventions, fairs, etc;
  • Buying Canadian goods or services on behalf of a foreign entity;
  • Taking orders for goods or services;
  • Providing after-sales service, excluding hands-on work in the construction trades;
  • Being trained by a Canadian parent company for work outside of Canada; and
  • Training employees of a Canadian subsidiary of a foreign company.

Business visitors to Canada may require a Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or a Temporary Resident Visa. (TRV)

Business professionals, when visiting Canada on business, must comply with the following:

  • they plan to stay for less than six months,
  • they do not plan to enter the Canadian labour market,
  • the main place of business, and source of income and profits, is outside Canada,
  • they have documents that support their application and
  • they meet Canada’s basic entry requirements, because they
    • have a valid travel document, such as a passport,
    • have enough money for their stay and to return home,
    • plan to leave Canada at the end of your visit, and
    • are not a criminal, security or health risk to Canadians

If you are business professional requiring help in planning and managing your business in Canada, please contact a member of the Immigrte4Canada team.

Canada’s trade credentials:

Canada is a major International market and resource driven economy and a member of the OECD. (Organization for Economic Co-operation and the Group of 7 (G7).

As a member of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canada is committed to supporting International business visitors who wish to trade with Canadian firms and investors during business trips. Depending on the nature of the business and the relationship Canada has with the business individual’s country, business visitors can freely conduct their business or trade activity without a work permit.

There are several reasons why a business visitor may wish to visit Canada, here are some examples:

  1. Selling goods or services into Canada
  2. Providing after-sales service (Excluding hands-on work in the construction trades)
  3. Looking to invest into a Canadian business or start a Canadian business that employs Canadians.
  4. Provide support as part of a warranty service agreement.
  5. Buying Canadian goods or services on behalf of a foreign business or entity.
  6. Attending business meetings, events,conferences, conventions, fairs, etc
  7. Looking to develop a business network
  8. Receiving training by a Canadian parent company for work outside of Canada and or 1. training employees of a Canadian subsidiary of a foreign company.

Immigrate4Canada can assist your business in doing business here in Canada as well as providing professional assistance to ensure your business visit is seamless and smooth including helping with business visitor visas and electronic travel authorization (eTA)

We can help you prepare your business visit to Canada by saving you time and money inexpensive delays. Immigate4Canada offer a FREE initial consultation to help, support and advance your business interests in Canada

Canada wants to do business with you

Canada is renowned for honoring and upholding its International trade agreements. Countries that have a bi-lateral trading arrangement with Canada are generally allowed direct access to the Canadian market. When such agreements are in place, it can be easier for business visitors to conduct their business in Canada. Likewise, Canadian businesses are encouraged to develop trade with its International partners. Business, Investment and Trade exchange is a key aspect of Canada’s economic and business framework enabling qualifying International businesses and investors to conduct good business in Canada freely and unhindered.