An investor must have minimum
assets of CDN $800,000, and three years of business or management
experience. He has to be Willing to invest CDN $400,000
with the Government. There is a possibility of a loan from
a Canadian bank.
After five-year holding period,
the amount of $400,000 invested will be remitted back to
the investor (without interest).
Investors are invited to visit
Canada to explore opportunities and gather first-hand knowledge
about doing business in Canada.
An entrepreneur must have minimum
CDN$ 250,000, and three years of business experience
or management. He must do a business trip to Canada.
He must establish or buy a
business in Canada. There is no set amount to invest, but
it should be sufficient to establish the business within
two years, while supporting the entrepreneur and his family.
The entrepreneur is expected to participate actively in
managing the business. The business must contribute to the
Canadian economy and create one or more jobs in Canada in
addition to the jobs created for the entrepreneur and his
The entrepreneur is admitted
on the condition that these requirements are met within
two years of landing, and is expected to meet regularly
with an immigration officer to monitor compliance with the
terms and conditions.