How to immigrate to Canada as a Self-Employed person
The Self-Employed Program seeks to help potential candidates who will become self-employed in Canada.
relevant experience in cultural activities or athletics, and
intend and be able to make a significant contribution to the cultural or athletic life of Canada
Who can apply to immigrate as a Self-Employed person?
To be eligible as a self-employed person, you must:
have relevant experience
intend and be able to be self-employed in Canada
meet the selection criteria for self-employed people and
meet medical, security, and other conditions.
taken part in cultural activities or athletics at a world-class level or
been self-employed in cultural activities or athletics
We will assess you on selection criteria that include your:
Medical, security and other requirements
You and your family members must have a medical exam and get police certificates.
You must also show that you have enough money to support yourself and your family after you get to Canada.
Relevant experience for a self-employed person means at least two years of experience.
It must be during the period starting five years before the day you apply and ending on the day we make a decision on your application.
The experience must be:
for cultural activities:
a.two one-year periods being self-employed in cultural activities, or
b.two one-year periods participating at a world-class level in cultural activities, or
a combination of a one-year period described in A above, and a one-year period described in B above.
a.two one-year periods being self-employed in athletics, or
b.two one-year periods participating at a world-class level in athletics, or
a combination of a one-year period described in an above, and a one-year period described above
How to proceed?
1. Email us Your issue and any documentation that you consider relevant
2. We review your documents and appoint a consultant/lawyer to contact you with the brief assessment
3. You decide whether to proceed.
All our cases are handled by experienced lawyers and RCIC immigration specialists.
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