What Business and Investor Immigration programs are available in Canada?
While immigration to Canada is mostly the jurisdiction of the Federal Government in Canada, each of Canada’s provinces has its own small immigration program whereby the provincial government can nominate individuals for immigration to their province based on their own specific criteria. Once nominated by a province, the individual can apply for permanent residence through the federal immigration program. These Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP’s) usually break down into a skilled worker category and a business immigration category.
- Start-Up Visa program
The purpose of Start-Up Visa Program is to link immigrant entrepreneurs with private Canadian angel investor groups.
- Self -employed
Applicants must satisfy the definition of self –employed person
- PNP for Investors
These Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP’s) usually break down into a skilled worker category and a business immigration category