The Canadian Immigration Entrepreneur Program is designed to appeal to experienced entrepreneurs who plan to own and manage actively a business in Canada.
A successful entrepreneur must have the following skills and qualities: leader temperament; willingness and tolerance to take risks; the desire to create; great work capacity; ability to anticipate and solve problems; good self-confidence; ease of communication and above all, good adaptability.
In Canada, there is a program, unique in the world and relatively recent, for aspiring immigrants who want to start a business while permanently settling in the country. This is the Canada Business Startup Visa Program, aimed at immigrant entrepreneurs who have the skills and capacity to establish innovative businesses in Canada that can create jobs for Canadians.
Have a "program eligible business"
Obtain a letter of support from a designated organization in Canada
Compliance with language requirements. Mastering almost perfectly one of the two official languages (French and English)
Bring enough money to settle
Got the support of a Canadian organization
When you obtain the commitment of an approved business group to invest or assist in business projects
The candidate owns 10% or more of the voting rights attached to the shares of the corporation at that time (up to five people can apply as owners)
The designated organization and the applicants jointly own more than 50% of the voting rights corresponding to all the shares of the company in circulation at that time.
Also, at the time of obtaining your permanent residence: you must actively and continuously manage this business from within Canada; an essential part of the company's activities must be carried out in Canada; the company is incorporated in Canada.