Canada Business/Investor Immigration

If you are a business person or manager looking to immigrate to Canada, the Business/Investor Immigration Programs may be an important fast-track Canadian immigration option for you.

Business immigration seeks to attract individuals with business and/or managerial experience who will contribute to the development of the Canadian economy.

If you're looking to make an investment in Canada or to start/acquire a business in Canada, there may be several avenues for you to choose from. You can either apply under the federal start-up visa program

or, if you know which province/territory in which you plan to reside, you can look at the different investor or entrepreneur options under the provincial business immigration programs.

  • Federal Start-Up Visa Program

    If you plan to build an innovative business in Canada, the start-up visa program could be an option for you.

  • Quebec Business Immigration

    If you're planning on living in the province of Quebec as an investor or entrepreneur, there are several options under the Quebec business immigration programs.

  • PNP Business Immigration

    Many other Canadian provinces have business immigration programs under their Provincial Nominee Programs.

Latest News

  • Immigration to Nova Scotia Highest in Decades, With More Growth Expected

    The Nova Scotia Office of Immigration is boasting record immigration numbers to the province, with many skilled workers, entrepreneurs, refugees, and family member of Canadian citizens and permanent residents having made a new home in the province. Overall, preliminary figures for last year to the end of October reveal that 4,835 newcomers arrived in Nova Scotia, the highest intake in decades.

  • Ontario to Introduce Online Immigration Application Systems and Improve Processing Times

    The government of Ontario has made a number of important announcements regarding its Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), one of Canada's Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). Through these programs, provinces may welcome newcomers who will be able to settle into life in the region and effectively contribute to the community. As Canada's most populated province, Ontario continues to be a popular immigration destination.