Business immigrants are selected based on their ability to become economically established in Canada. To become a Canadian permanent resident, a foreign national must apply for and be issued a Canadian permanent resident visa under one of the categories below.

FEDERAL INVESTOR

The Immigrant Investor Venture Capital (IIVC) Pilot Program has reopened. CIC will accept applications from February 13 to April 15, 2015, or until a maximum of 500 applications 

Start up Visa

CIC terminated entrepreneur program and replaced it with a pilot project trying to attract  start-up businesses and utilize Canadian venture capital. Canada’s new Start-Up Visa Program 

Self-Employed persons

The Self-Employed Persons Program seeks to attract applicants who have the intention and ability to become self-employed in Canada. Self-employed persons are required to have either