Business Immigration 2017-12-08T03:27:20+00:00

Business Immigration

If you are a Business Professional, Entrepreneur or Investor seeking to Immigrate to Canada, there are several Fast-track options available to you

Business immigration to Canada: An Introduction

If you are a qualifying business professional, self-employed professional, entrepreneur and/or investor, Canada wants you!

Canada is actively seeking business and self-employed professionals, entrepreneurs and investors with significant ability to contribute to the Canadian economy, create new jobs and contribute to Canadian society.

For these purposes amongst others, Canada has created a series of Business Class immigration programs. These programs are designed to encourage trade and investment and promote economic growth by attracting business professionals from outside of Canada with available venture capital, strong business acumen and entrepreneurial skills.

Business Immigration Options

Business Class immigration is organized and structured to attract, develop and stimulate trade and investment across a number of key business and industry sectors. The Business Immigration to Canada Program is suited to business professionals, executives and managers seeking to immigrate to Canada.

In addition, the Business immigration programs aim is to widen access for Canadian firms seeking to expand their business and commercial through greater access to and collaboration with expanding growing foreign markets. Canada believes these symbiotic trade and investment relationships are enhanced through encouraging professional foreign nationals who have a familiarity with their own markets, unique requirements and customs.

The Canadian government has created three business immigration class programs, with the added incentive of being fast-tracked to achieving permeant residence status in Canada. If you wish to invest or start a new business in Canada, there are several paths for you to choose from.

Investor Immigration Program

The Immigrant Investor Program was put in placed to help experienced business professionals immigrate to Canada, achieve receive permanent residency, and go on to become Canadian citizens. If you are a business professional and you meet the following requirements, you may apply for Business Immigration to Canada under the Immigrant Investor Program:

  • Your net worth is at least $1.6 million CAD, generated from a qualifying business
  • Have at least two years of managerial / commercial experience in a qualifying business
  • Be willing and able to make a Government-secured passive investment of $800,000 CAD

For more information about the Investor immigration Program, please contact a member of the Immigrate4Canada team.

Entrepreneur Immigration Program

The Entrepreneur Program is designed to attract and retain experienced business professionals seeking to move Canada, strengthen and enhance the Canadian economy and create jobs. If you are an entrepreneur interested in starting a business in Canada, this Business Immigration to Canada could be ideal for you. The program may allow you and your family to enter Canada and secure permanent residence status and citizenship.

Here are the requirements for the Entrepreneur Program:

  • Have a net worth of at least $300,000 CAD.
  • Have at least two years management experience, and
  • Be willing and able to establish or acquire a business in Canada and create at least one job for a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (excluding yourself and your family members).

For more information about this Entrepreneur Immigration program, please contact a member of the Immigrate4Canada team.

Self-employed Immigration Program

The Self-Employed Persons Program enables self-employed individuals with experience in farming, athletes (on an international level), or artisan.

Be a farmer, athlete (at an international level), or artisan with relevant experience.

The requirements to qualify for this program are:

  • At least two years experience in the relevant field for which you are applying; and
  • Be willing and able to be self-employed in Canada.

If any of the above programs align with your aspirations and your requirements, please take the time to compete the online assessment at: free-immigration-assessment

Please feel free to contact a member of the Immigrate4Canda team to discuss your Business Class immigration needs in complete confidence.

Investor Immigration Program

These immigration programs are for individuals with a certain net worth and enough capital to make an investment in the Canadian economy.

Self-employed Immigration Program

These programs allow self-employed professionals with significant experience in certain trades and professions to make an application for Canadian immigration.

Entrepreneur Immigration Program

Individuals with a certain net worth and business management experience who plan to start a business in Canada

Entrepreneur Start-up Visa

This program is for professionals with a unique business model and who require funding and support from a registered Canadian investment organization, to acquire a visa.

Provincial Nomination

Several immigration program options may be available to professionals seeking to operate a business in Canada, depending upon the Province.