Canada Self Employed Visa

Self-Employed Persons Visa

The Self-Employed Persons scheme allows candidates with pertinent knowledge in culture, athletics or farm management to immigrate to Canada provided that they make a important contribution to the cultural or athletic life of Canada or purchase and manage a farm in Canada.

In order to be eligible under this scheme, you must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in one of the relevant activities of culture, athletics or farm management. These 2 years of experience must have been gained during the period beginning 5 years before the date of your application for a permanent resident visa and ending on the day a determination is made on your application.
The Self-Employed Persons Program seeks to attract applicants who have the intention and ability to become self-employed in Canada. Self-employed persons are required to have either:

  • Relevant experience that will make a significant contribution to the cultural or athletic life of Canada or
  • Experience in farm management and the intention and ability to purchase and manage a farm in Canada.

Requirement Criteria:
To be eligible as a self-employed person, you must meet the following criteria:

After applying:
Your application will be processed at the visa office where you applied.

The process may differ depending on the visa office; though some processing steps are common to all offices.

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