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Canada is one of the most preferred cost-effective global investment destinations. Canada is a world leader of significant industries like Aerospace, Automotive, Petroleum, Agriculture, Information Technology and Shipbuilding. Low business costs and corporate tax rates, ready access to markets, a highly skilled and educated workforce, strong public support for R&D and stable, robust financial institutions makes Canada most profitable place to invest in among major first world countries.

Canadian government and immigration encourage people worldwide to invest and contribute to the Canadian economy, thereby increasing international exposure and excellent earning potential to the business people.

If you want to set up your business in Australia, our experienced staff will help you find out and apply the visa suitable to your needs.

There are four different categories to apply under Business Visa.

  1. Investors – As of July 1, 2012, we are not accepting federal Investor applications for the time being. Hence, we can focus on processing the applications we already have and review the program. This pause on new applications will go on until further notice. It does not apply to the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program.
  2. Entrepreneurs – CIC is not accepting applications for the federal entrepreneur program at this time. We will only process applications received before July 1, 2011. This temporary pause will go on until further notice.
  3. Start-Up Visa Program – The Canadian government has designed the Start-up Visa Program for those foreign entrepreneurs who have the capability, skills and experience to set up a new business in Canada. The business such build expected to create new jobs in Canada and help contribute to the Canadian economy and growth.

If you have a creative business idea supported by the designated organization, you are welcome to Canada.

What are the vital requirements of the program?

The essential vital requirements of the visa are as follows:

  • Support by the designated organization: To apply for the Start-up visa, you need the support of a designated entity or organization. Such Designated organization needs to provide a letter of support to you, which you need to submit to your visa application.
  • Language Proficiency: You must have the required language proficiency level (CLB 5) in either English or French. Provide the test result of a recognized agency (i.e. IELTS), with an appropriate score in all four language abilities, i.e., speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
  • Need to have enough funds: You must show that you have enough funds to support yourself and your accompanying family members (if any) when you land in Canada. Provide proof of funds while applying.
  • Self-Employed Person Program – Canada has designed this program for those individuals who want to become self-employed after immigrating to Canada. Such applicants need to have experience in cultural or athletics activities (to contribute in the same) or farm management (to purchase and manage farm) in Canada.

What are the critical requirements of the Self Employed Person Program?

To become eligible to apply in the self-employed program, you need to have:

  • Appropriate Experience: The authorities will count your experience as a self-employed person only if:
  • You have participated in any cultural or athletics activity or event at an international level.
  • You have been self-employed in any cultural or athletics activity or
  • You have experience in farm management.
  • Selection criteria: The immigration authority will assess your eligibility status based on the below parameters:
    • age
    • language proficiency
    • education
    • experience
    • adaptability
  • Medical, security and other requirements- You and your accompanying family members would require producing medical and character certifications.
  • Proof of Funds: You need to show that you have sufficient funds to support the stay of yourself and your family members accompanying you, once you arrive in Canada.

How to apply for relevant business visa programs in Canada to get PR in Canada?

If you are interested in applying for any of the business programs, i.e. start-up, self-employed, etc., you can contact Canadian immigration expert at Visas Avenue on toll 78-18-000-777.

Visas Avenue is a prominent immigration advisory company with years of experience in the Canadian immigration process, programs, and visa categories. You will get inclusive support for applying in all the programs mentioned above and filing visa for Canada.

You may also fill the free assessment form so that an expert can assess your profile and call you back with complete details of your eligibility regarding the above programs and immigration to Canada.


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