Posts and information pertaining to Business Entrepreneur Immigration and Investor Immigration.

Starting a Business in Canada – The process for foreigners and non-residents

If you are a foreigner (foreign national) and non-resident of Canada, this guide will outline the process of how you can start a business in Canada as a non-citizen. Upon starting a business in Canada, there is a pathway to permanent residency as the majority owner of a Canadian corporation. Please see this article on [...]

FAQ’s about the Startup Visa Program for Entrepreneurship Immigration to Canada 

Frequently Asked Questions about the Startup Visa Program for Entrepreneurs to Immigrate to Canada  Question: What is the Startup Visa Program process like? Does one come down first on a work permit and is eligible to apply for PR after a certain period of time?   Answer: To visit Canada and meet with the Designated Organization (incubator, accelerator, venture [...]

Owner-Operator LMIA Success Story and Case Study – Rocky  

*The name of this successful business immigrant and the business he operates have been changed for confidentiality reasons.  Rocky’s Story Rocky is an Indian Citizen and was born in Mumbai (Bombay) India. He studied Electronics Engineering at the University of Bombay and after graduating; accepted a promising job offer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. For the first few years of [...]

Canada’s Startup Visa Program for Entrepreneurship Immigration to Canada –  A Straight Path to Permanent Residency

A step by step process breakdown of immigrating to Canada through the Startup/Entrepreneur Visa Program  The Startup Visa Program or otherwise written as Start-up Visa Program was created by the Government of Canada to allow immigrant entrepreneurs with skills and potential to launch or build their Startup business in Canada. This program is available everywhere there is a designated [...]

Canadian Immigrant Investor (Golden Visa) Alternative 

The Canadian Immigrant Investor Program was created by the Government of Canada to facilitate the immigration of business entrepreneur investors and their families. It was a very popular program however it was terminated on June 19th, 2014 leaving many immigrants left without an option to settle in Canada through this pathway. To be eligible and considered under the Immigrant Investor Program at the [...]

Business Requirements for the British Columbia BC Regional Pilot Program

THE BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BRITISH COLUMBIA BC REGIONAL PILOT PROGRAM  By Sean G McKinsley, Managing Director, Canada Immigration and Visa Services The BC Regional Pilot Program is a great way for foreign investors to start a business and immigrate to British Columbia, Canada. The Regional Pilot Program gives the opportunity for foreign investors to [...]

Net Worth Required for the British Columbia (BC) Regional Pilot Program

NET WORTH REQUIRED FOR THE BC BRITISH COLUMBIA REGIONAL PILOT By Sean G McKinsley, Managing Director, CIVS Canada Immigration and Visa Services  To immigrate to Canada and start a business in Canada through the BC regional pilot you need to prove that you have a net worth of at least $300,000 CAD. This also includes [...]

Immigrating to Canada as a Business Owner – Owner Operator LMIA Pathway Step by Step

Canada Immigration and Visa Services https://civs.ca/contact-us/ WhatsApp:  +587-703-9805 Head Office Calgary, Canada: +1-587-400-3350 | Vancouver: +1-604-259-2516 | Toronto: +1-647-952-0639 | info@civs.ca Managing Director, Sean G McKinsley, Email sean.mckinsley@civs.ca Immigrating to Canada as a Business Owner - Owner Operator LMIA Labour Market Impact Assessment Pathway - Step by Step May 21, 2019 By Sean G McKinsley, [...]

Immigrate to Canada: Start A Business Through British Columbia (BC) BC Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot Program

Immigrate to Canada: Start A Business Through British Columbia (BC) BC Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot Program  May 21, 2019 By Sean G McKinsley, Managing Director, CIVS Canada Immigration and Visa Services https://civs.ca/contact-us/ If you are looking to immigrate to Canada and start a business, the British Columbia (BC) BC Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot Program is [...]

Step by Step BC Regional Pilot Program for Starting a New Business in Canada

STEP BY STEP PROCESS: BRITISH COLUMBIA BC REGIONAL PILOT PROGRAM FOR STARTING A NEW BUSINESS IN CANADA  May 21, 2019 STEP 1:  Identify Community Location for Your New Business Start Up There are over 30 participating BC communities in the program all looking to attract foreign investor businesses to their community. The population of these [...]