Business Immigration to Canada
Business Class Immigration to Canada
Canada welcomes successful business people seeking new opportunities and
challenges. The Business Immigration Program is designed to encourage and
facilitate the admission of these individuals, in addition to providing
excellent business opportunities. Canada is a multi-cultural country that
boasts one of the world's highest standards of living, with excellent health,
education, and social systems. The Canadian government welcomes business
immigrants and offers services to help immigrants start business and settle in
Both the federal and provincial governments strongly advise Business
Immigrants to make an exploratory trip to familiarize themselves with the
place and get more realistic sense of the opportunities and challenges of
their business project in the province that they want to start business and
settle with their families.
There are three types of Business Immigrants to Canada:
To be selected as a Business Immigrant, you must meet first the
definition of the business class in which you are applying under
(investor, entrepreneur or self-employed person). If you successfully meet
the definition, you are then assessed against several selection factors
(age, education, official languages, experience and adaptability). The pass
mark for all three (3) classes of business is 35. The maximum possible
score for each class is 100.
Entrepreneurs and investors are assessed under five selection factors:
(relevant experience, age, education, language abilities, and adaptability).
Self-employed applicants must meet the definition of a Self-employed
category as described above. Self-employed immigrants will be evaluated
against a similar selection criteria point system applicable to their
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