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What You Need to Know About Business Immigration to Canada

What You Need to Know About Business Immigration to Canada

What is commercial immigration? Business immigrants are those who seek to invest in or establish a business in Canada. They are intended to contribute to the growth and development of the Canadian economy.

There are two sorts of programs for corporate immigration:

Startup Visa Program and Self-Employed Individuals

To be eligible to apply for the Start-Up Visa Program, you must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Possess a business that satisfies the eligibility requirements;
  • Possess a letter of support from a specified organization.
  • Meet the language requirements, and
  • Have sufficient funds to settle and live in Canada before your firm begins to generate profits.

To qualify as a self-employed individual, you must satisfy the following requirements:

  • you must have two years of relevant experience;
  • you must demonstrate that you want to work independently in Canada.
  • Obtain at least 35 points on a selection table meant to determine whether you will be able to contribute to the Canadian economy.

Learn Everything About Canadian Business Immigration

Can I move to Canada through entrepreneurship?

Yes, you can. Successful businesspeople who seek to contribute to the Canadian economy are welcomed with open arms in Canada. Governments at both the federal and provincial/territorial levels welcome business immigration. They also\soffer services to assist in the immigration process, launching a business and settling in Canada.

Entrepreneurship in Canada
Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)

Can I obtain Canadian permanent residency by purchasing a business?

If you are a foreign entrepreneur and wish to migrate to Canada, you can buy an existing business or start\ a new business in Canada. As a qualified investor, you can apply for a work visa as a management level\employee which is a function of the federal Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program.

What are the prerequisites for a business visa in Canada?

To qualify as a business traveler to Canada, you must establish that:

  • you plan to be in Canada for less than 6 months
  • you don’t plan to work in Canada
  • if your principal place of work and source of income is outside of Canada
  • you have supporting documentation for your application
  • you match the basic entry conditions for Canada
Business Immigration & StartUp

How much does a business visa cost in Canada?




Application Processing fee ($1575) and right of permanent residence fee ($500)


Your application (without right of permanent residence fee)


Include your spouse or partner – processing fee ($825) and right of permanent residence fee ($500)      


Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee)


Include a dependent child

225 (per child)$

Work Permits for Business in Canada

What is the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program?

The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) offers a road to permanent residency for wealthy foreign people.

The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) has been stopped and will not resume operations until 2023.

Which business is best in Canada?

The top business opportunities for immigrants in Canada include the following:

  • Agriculture
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Wholesale & Retail
  • Construction
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Canada’s Top Investment Opportunities for 2022

The first step towards moving to Canada is to get an assessment of your specific situation. Call us today at +1 613.222.7154 for an assessment to see if you are eligible to move to Canada, or fill out our online assessment form. 

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Discover your Canadian immigration options! Complete our free assessment today and a member of the HadsonTeam will contact you to discuss your immigration to Canada.

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