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Self Employed Visa Program Details

Apply for your self employed visa with our experts.

About Canada Self Employed Visa Program

The Canadian Self-Employed visa program is aimed to attract international entrepreneurs who have relevant experience in cultural activities, athletics or farm management. Applicants must also have the intention and ability to establish a business that will, at a minimum, create employment for themselves. Applicants must also make a significant contribution to cultural activities or athletics or purchase and manage a farm in Canada.

Basic Requirements

To immigrate to Canada as a self-employed person, one must have relevant experience, be willing and able to be self-employed in Canada, meet the program’s selection criteria and meet medical, security and other conditions. For a self-employed person a minmum two years of experience is required.

This experience must be gained during the period starting 5 years before the day you apply and ending on the day an immigration officer makes a decision on one's application. Following are some important factors to be considered to make a decision on one's self employed visa application;

  • Professional experience
  • Education background
  • Applicant's age
  • English language proficiency

List of Documents

  • Fully completed application form
  • Minimum six months valid passport
  • Birth Certificates of all candidates
  • Last one year bank statement
  • English language (IELTS) certificate
  • Copies of professional experience certificates
  • Medical Examinations
  • Police Clearance Certificate

Please note that depending on an individual's profile, an immigration officer may ask him/her for any other documents to determine the eligibility for self employed visa program.

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