Entrepreneurs Immigrating to Canada may wish to get advice and assistance, to ensure their application is successful. There are many factors involved, and you must be sure to meet and present those requirements in a professional, well-worded and concise manner. You must gather up whatever you can to make you positively present yourself as a viable candidate for the Entrepreneur Programs.
Programs for Entrepreneurs Immigrating to Canada are offered on both a Federal and Provincial level through the Provincial Nominee Programs, which require many similar criteria but differ in amounts of personal assets to invest. For Federal Programs you are required to meet several criteria. You must:
- be able to prove you have a personal net worth of $10,000,000.00 CAD
- be prepared to absorb all risks associated with your capital investment
- have earned your investment capital via lawful, private sector business or investment activities
- have language skills in speaking, reading, writing and listening, in English or French, that meet level 5 of the Canadian Language Benchmark standards
- have a degree, diploma or certificate from a Canadian post-secondary education institution or validated foreign equivalency from a 1-year program or better
- plan to live outside of Quebec
Investments by Entrepreneurs Immigrating to Canada may be done on a Provincial level via the many opportunities in the Provincial Nominee Programs.
Since our team is based in British Columbia, and we help potential investors in this province more than any other, we are highlighting the following criteria for entrepreneurs applying to BC. You must:
- establish an eligible new business or purchase and improve an existing business
- have a minimum personal net worth of $600,000.00 CAD between you and your spouse
- be able to invest a minimum of $200,000.00 CAD in your new business
- create a minimum of 1 new full-time job for a Canadian citizen or permanent resident in your business
- intend to establish permanent residency in British Columbia
- have at least 3 years’ experience as a business owner or 4 years’ experience in senior management, where you supervised at least 3 employees, within the past 10 years
- prove the job creation potential of your proposed business
- have a minimum of 2 years’ post-secondary education or show evidence of being a business owner/manager for a minimum of 3 of the past 5 years where you employed at least 3 people
- have a strong business plan
- possess the minimum required language skills to run a business according to Canadian Language Benchmark standards by submitting language test results from an accredited source
Our team of Immigration Services Specialists will help you sort it out and present your information clearly, concisely and effectively.