Federal Start-up Visa

The Start-up Visa program is unique to Canada and is specifically designed to target immigrant entrepreneurs with the skills and potential to build businesses in Canada that:

  • Are innovative
  • Can create jobs for Canadian residents
  • Can compete on a global scale

To be eligible to apply for the start-up business visa, a foreign national must:

  • Have obtained a written commitment from Angel investors group to invest a minimum of $75,000,
  • Have obtained a written commitment from Venture capital funds to invest a minimum of $200,000,
  • Must be accepted into one of Business incubators programs,
  • Demonstrate language proficiency,
  • Have completed at least one year of high school in good standing,
  • Have the appropriate funds available.

For more information or to determine your eligibility, please contact our office to get an expert advice.