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Start Up Visa

Entrepreneurs do not only bring bright minds to Canada, they create jobs, pay taxes, provide services or sell products and in general contribute to the development of Canada and Canadian economy. Canada provides a unique opportunity for start up to become permanent residents of Canada through the Start-up visa.

Our expertise in immigration and business consulting will put you on a right pass not only to become permanent resident of Canada but to successfully grow and develop your business in Canadian market.

To be eligible for Canadian Start-Up Visa you must:

  • have a qualifying business

  • get a letter of support from a designated organization

  • meet the language requirements

  • bring enough money to settle

Did you know that up to 5 people can apply as owners under this immigration steam? This means you and your talented and creative team can immigrate to Canada to grow and establish your business.


Obtaining a letter of support from designated organisation is a complex and challenging process. Here it is important to know in vast details the process and the requirements set by each and every organization authorised in Canada.

You can learn more about designated organizations here or you can book consultation to either expand your knowledge and review your immigration options under Start-Up Visa program. 

The language requirements are set at the minimum level of the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5 in either English or French in all of these four areas:

  • speaking

  • reading

  • listening

  • writing

Use your test results to find your CLB level.

Settlement funds

Canadian government is not providing financial support to permanent residents of Start-Up Visa. This means you must ensure the funds you have available correspond to the figures below:

Number of family members
Funds required
For each additional family member

Please note the figures are in Canadian Dollars and are being updated every year.

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