Canada Entrepreneur Immigration

Canada, with one of the most business-friendly economies in the world, is a hugely attractive country in which to develop and build a new business idea.

If you're looking to immigrate to Canada as an entrepreneur in the Canadian economy, the government of Canada, as well as certain Canadian provinces, present some enticing options.

  • Start-up Visa Program

    The Start-Up Visa Program encourages immigrant entrepreneurs to grow their companies in Canada. Successful applicants link with private sector organizations in Canada, where they can receive funding, guidance and expertise in opening and operating their enterprise in Canada. With the Start-Up Visa, Canada is targeting entrepreneurs who have the potential to build innovative companies that can compete on a global scale and create jobs.

  • Quebec Entrepreneur Program

    The Quebec Entrepreneur category of Canadian immigration was designed to allow qualified business owners and managers the opportunity to obtain Canadian permanent residence, provided that they can effectively create or acquire an agricultural, commercial or industrial business in the province of Quebec.

  • Provincial Entrepreneur Programs

    Canada's provinces offer a range of entrepreneur categories within their Provincial Nominee Programs. Through one of these categories, immigrant entrepreneurs can settle in a specific province.

Latest News

  • Ontario Corporate Immigration Stream Now Accepting Online Applications

    The Corporate Stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is now accepting applications online, making it easier for applicants to apply and improving processing times.

  • Twenty-Seven Candidates Invited to Apply to Manitoba Business Stream

    The government of Manitoba issued 27 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) on September 1 under the Manitoba Business Stream (MPNP-B), part of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). Candidates invited to apply for immigration to Manitoba on this occasion had between 90 and 100 points under the unique MPNP-B points grid.