Why the Start Up Visa Program?

  • The quickest and most affordable way to achieve Canadian Permanent Resident (PR) status is to start or import a business with the Start Up Visa Program. We’ve been there and our expert team can help you every step of the way.
  • The fastest, easiest, least expensive program for immigrating to Canada with a business and a family. Shorter and more direct process to obtain a Permanent Resident (PR) permit.
  • Dependents include spouse or common law partner and children under 21 years old who do not have a spouse or a common law partner.
  • Available to established businesses or start ups. No formal experience required.
  • No minimum investment required by business owners . No source of funds and path of funds requirements.
  • Up to 5 owners of the business can apply at one time, along with their family members, on one application
  • Lower language requirement than other pathways (CLB 5 / IELTS 5.0)
  • Ability to live, work and study upon approval.
    • Includes ability to apply for a work permit
    • Access to high quality subsidized education upon approval
    • Access to advanced health and welfare systems upon approval
  • Dual citizenship is permitted
  • No age limit
  • Opportunity to sponsor your family relatives to Canada
  • Possibility to apply for Canadian citizenship after 3 years of permanent residence

Check out the Government of Canada website for more information about the Start-Up Visa Program