Start-up visa program
If you would like to start a business in Canada, you may be eligible to immigrate and get help from experienced private sector organizations.
To apply, you must:
- First obtain the support of one of many designated Canadian organizations (angel investor group, venture capital fund or business incubator)
- Meet language and educational criteria
- Have sufficient settlement funds
If you plan to settle in Quebec as a business immigrant, you must first apply to the Government of Québec for a Selection Certificate.
Other conditions apply.