Immigrate to Canada With A Start-Up Visa
by Niv Prabhu
Canada is fast becoming the top choice for immigration. The country offers several programs for aspiring applicants to obtain permanent residency. One such program is The Start-Up Visa Program. The program targets immigrant entrepreneurs with the skills and potential to build businesses in Canada.The applicant is given the opportunity to establish a business in Canada that would have the potential to compete on a global scale, is innovative and creates employment. The Canadian Government selects business class immigrants based on their ability and to become economically established and support the development of the Canadian economy.
A Platform for Growth and Investments
The Business Immigration Program is an excellent opportunity for business owners and senior managers looking to expand their business while fulfilling their dream of immigrating to Canada. Canada aims to welcome people who are seeking new opportunities and challenges. The Start-Up Visa program, is designed to encourage and facilitate the admission of these individuals. Both the federal and provincial governments provide business immigrants the platform and offer services to help immigrants start a business and settle in Canada.
Eligibility and Applying for PR
Canada has an eligibility criterion for each immigration program and the Start-Up Visa Program is no different. If you an innovative business idea, it could lead to obtain support for your idea from one of the designated organisations. This in turn leads to permanent residence in Canada.
– Each applicant needs to have a “qualifying business” in order to immigrate. In order to get a commitment from a designated organisation, each applicant holds at least 10% voting rights attached to all shares of the corporation outstanding at that time and the applicant/s and the designated organisation jointly hold more than 50 percent of the total voting rights attached to all shares of the corporation outstanding at that time.
– You receive permanent residence based on this program and pursuant to receiving this status, you must provide active and ongoing management support to the business from within Canada and remain an essential part of the operations of the business in Canada.
- The designated organisation will issue a Letter of Support for the processing of your Canadian Start-Up application.
- While the permanent residence is being processed, the applicant can apply for a temporary work permit to get to Canada and start / establish the business.
Assess Your Profile and Start Your Immigration Journey
Most people often get confused between eligibility and CRS. While eligibility is the basic requirement of the program that you are applying to, comprehensive ranking score are the points awarded to your profile. There are several rules, criteria’s, Provincial based programs, business requirements and other key factors to be kept in mind while applying to immigrate to Canada. The best way to do that is by approaching an expert who can create a profile and guide you via the best route of immigrating to Canada.
With over 27 years of experience, Mr Anoo Lal will help you assess your profile and create a pathway to obtain permanent residency in Canada. Begin your journey by filling out the assessment form and let our team of experts provide you a seamless immigration process.