1. Program introduction:

    This type of visa is given to entrepreneurs who aim to invest in Canada. They must have an innovative plan which will be able to create job opportunities in Canada and is confirmed by one the organizations offered by the bureau of immigration.

    In this program, entrepreneurs will be Canada permanent residents at the beginning of their entry and while their investment. If their plan encounters failure, there will not be any problem with their residency in Canada.


    • Getting permeant residence VISA (New Brunswick is the only province which gives permanent residence VISA)
    • Refundable investment conditions
    • No need to invest in Canada before entrance ( 6 to 12 month time to start investing)
    • High acceptance rate
    • Refunding expenses if the applicant is not admitted
    • Checking and processing documents and applications very fast (6 to 12 months)

  2. Program requirements

    To get the start-up visa applicants should meet the requirements below:

    1. Should not aim to stay in Quebec
    2. Should have CLB 5 or equivalent in English or French
    3. Their plan must be confirmed by an incubator organization offered by the bureau of immigration. The minimum amount of investment in Canada based on the plan and the organization which certify the plan is presented below:
    • If your plan is certified by a venture capital funds: 200 thousand dollar
    • If your plan is certified by angle investor groups: 75 thousand dollar
    • If your plan is certified by a business incubator: 200 thousand dollar


    The applicant must provide minimum financial ability to live in Canada for a year. The table below shows the minimum financial ability based on family size suggested by Canada bureau of immigration website:


    Family membersMinimum financial ability (Ca$)



How to express your interest?

After filling in the assessment form our immigration experts assess your status and then call you in order to get you informed of the details of the program.

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