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Start-up program targets immigrant entrepreneurs with the skills and potential to build businesses in Canada that:

  • are innovative
  • can create jobs for Canadians
  • can compete on a global scale

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant should have a qualify business or work history
  • Meet the language requirement at the level of CLB 5 (IELTS General 5)
  • Receive a Letter of Support from a designated organization
  • Bring enough money to settle

To apply for the Start-up Visa Program, your business idea or venture must get the support of one or more of the designated organizations listed below:

  • Venture capital funds
  • Angel investor groups
  • Business incubators

Designated organizations are business groups that are approved to invest in or support possible start-ups through the Start-up Visa Program.

This program will end up to permanent residency in Canada for the applicant and the family members including spouse and children up to 22 years old, and the processing time for this program is just 12-16 months and is one of the easiest and fastest ways to receive PR in Canada.

Our expert team has had lots of successful applications in this program.

If you need assistance in preparing an application for Canadian permanent residence through FSW, view our Book Consultation and or complete our Assessment Form, we can assess you in your goals.