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

  • October 31 Saskatchewan Entrepreneur Draw is Largest Ever

    The latest draw for Saskatchewan's Entrepreneur stream, an important component of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), is the largest such draw to take place since the stream for more than two years.

  • Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen Comments on National Francophone Immigration Week

    October 30 marks the first day of National Francophone Immigration Week in Canada, a week-long event created by the Federation of Francophone and Acadian Communities of Canada (Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne, or FCFA) and the Francophone Immigration Networks (Réseaux en immigration francophone, or RIF) to highlight Francophone immigration and diversity in Canada.