YOU WILL HAVE TO START AND MANAGE YOUR BUSINESS (OR BUY AN EXISTING ONE) IN THAT PROVINCE.

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS BASED ON RECENT INVITATIONS TO APPLY SENT BY THE BC GOVERNMENT

  • A working permit can be quickly within approximately 6 months (it allows you to further apply for and get your Permanent Residency);
  • Settling in Canada and working on your business is mandatory (as well as following your own business plan and limiting your risk);
  • A minimum of a CAN$200 000 investment of your own money is required;
  • After 12 months in Canada, we will apply for your Canadian Permanent Resident (PR) Visa;
  • Approximative time frame before getting your PR Visa from starting the procedure: 28 months
  • Eligibility: you need to own a total assets (bank accounts, real estate, stocks) of at least CAN$600 000, be within 25-54 years of age, have at least a post-secondary diploma, have business management experience of at least 3 years in the past 5 years, be of intermediate level in English or French;
  • You can start your business anywhere in BC;
  • This WP gives you access to Medicare (health system) and Canadian tuition fees for your children education;
  • Your spouse can work as well with an Open WP;
  • Once you get the PR Visa, you can reside, work, start a business, or study anywhere in Canada.