Federal Business Immigration Self-Employed Class application processing times are based on the latest information available from Canadian immigration authorities.
Note: Please use our new Canada Immigration Processing Times Tool to get up-to-date information on processing times under the Federal Skilled Worker Class.
Applicants under this Canadian immigration program must demonstrate that they have relevant agricultural, artistic, or athletic experience that will allow them to be successfully self-employed in Canada and to make a significant contribution in their field.
Processing Times Tool
The government of Canada recently changed how immigration processing times are published. Use our Canada Immigration Processing Times Tool to get the latest information on Federal Business Immigration Self-Employed Class processing times.
Changes for 2016
The way in which Canadian immigration processing times are published by the government of Canada changed as of January, 2016. Processing times are not currently published per visa office; rather, they are published depending on when the application was submitted.
The following is a list of visa offices where Federal Business Immigration Self-Employed Class applications may be processed.