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A business visitor is the one who does not directly get into the labour market of Canada rather he is an alien national who visits Canada to undertake the activities which are related to the international business.

Business Visitors to Canada

Business Visitors to Canada

ALL ABOUT BUSINESS VISITORS

Are you interested in visiting Canada? Is your purpose of travel business? Are you interesting in investing in a Canadian company or are you invited for a business conference? If you have answered yes to any of these questions then they will be answered throughout this blog.

What is a business visitor

In Canada, a business visitor refers to an individual who comes to Canada with the intention of doing business but not entering the Canadian labour. This means that they are specifically not to partake in work during the time period of their stay. Furthermore, they could also be coming to Canada with the intention of investing in a Canadian company, looking for ways to grow their business internationally, and finally, in order to network with other business owners. Furthermore, their stay usually ranges from a couple days to a couple of weeks, however, as per the fact that they are travelling as visitors, they can stay for a period of up to six months. Business visitors are not to be confused with business people. Business people come to Canada to partake in work under free trade agreements such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) .

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Applying for a Start Up Visa

Applying for a Start Up Visa

Starting Your Business in Canada

Are you a foreign national with a small business looking to grow your company in Canada? Do you think your company has what it takes to help grow Canada’s economy? If so, Canada immigration’s start-up visa program for permanent residency may be of interest to you. If you want to learn more about the program or want to see how you may qualify, read this blog for more about the program.

What is A Start-up Visa

The Start-up Visa program is one of the pathways to permanent residence. The program targets immigrant entrepreneurs who can build innovative businesses in Canada, create jobs for Canadians and compete on a global scale. To be eligible, you must have a qualifying business, get a letter of support from a designated organization willing to support your business, meet language requirements and have enough money to settle in Canada.

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The Difference between Business People and Business Visitors

The Difference between Business People and Business Visitors

Business People vs. Business Visitors

A lot of times, terminologies in the field of immigration may be confusing to many foreign nationals. For example, temporary resident visa vs. temporary resident permit and business visitors vs. business people. It is important for applicants to understand what those terms refer to and the major difference between the terms. If you do not have a solid understanding of the immigration terminologies, you can potentially make mistakes on your applicant or even submit the wrong application. Both business visitors and business people are temporary residents coming to Canada on business related activity. The main difference between the two is the length of time they will spend in Canada respectively. In this blog, you will learn about the difference between a business visitor and a business person.

What are Business People

Business people are individuals who come to Canada to do business under a free trade agreement. Specifically, a business person can come to Canada under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), under one of the other free trade agreements, or under General Agreement on Trades in Services (GATS). It is also important to understand that business people, who are coming to Canada under a free trade agreement (FTA), can qualify in any of 4 specific categories of business person. The categories are professionals, intra-company transferees, traders and investors, and business visitors. If you are coming to Canada as a business visitor, you still need to meet the eligibility requirements of the category you intend to apply for, and must comply with the obligations of the FTA you are permitted to apply under.

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Business Person vs. Business Visitor Information

Business Person vs. Business Visitor Information

Business Person vs. Business Visitor - Know the Difference! 

There is a big difference between what Citizenship and Immigration Canada refer to as a business person, and what they mean when they speak of a business visitor. It is very important to understand the difference between these two terms, because there are different requirements and obligations each individual has, depending on their status in Canada. Both business visitors and business people are temporary residents coming to Canada on business related activity. Though, the main difference between the two distinctions is still the length of time they each spend in Canada respectively. Business people are permitted to stay much longer than business visitors, because they are covered by a free trade agreement which gives them this permission. Throughout this article, we will discuss the difference between a business visitor and a business person, and a little about coming to Canada under either distinction.

What is a Business Person?

A business person is someone who comes to Canada to do business under a free trade agreement. Specifically, a business person can come to Canada under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), or, under one of the other free trade agreements such as the General Agreement on Trades in Services (GATS). Then, there are very specific circumstances under which individuals qualify under other free trade agreements (FTA’s), such as the Canada-Chile FTA, the Canada-Peru FTA, the Canada-Colombia FTA, and the Canada-Korea FTA. According to the Canadian government, these are modeled on NAFTA to make it easier for business people from one country to enter another country for a short time. Because individuals who apply as a business person are protected by an agreement, they do not need to obtain an LMIA first to allow them to work in Canada. So, to summarize, a business person is permitted to come to Canada because they are protected under a free trade agreement which both their country of origin and Canada are a member of. These individuals do not need to obtain an LMIA. This is the first point to understand.

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Information For Canadian Business Visitors

Information For Canadian Business Visitors

Visit Canada on Business

The Canadian market presents unique opportunities in the modern business world. As such, many modern businessmen have clients and connections in Canada, and their business would benefit from individuals having the opportunity to meet with Canadian clients, attend meetings and conferences in Canada, and …. Many would believe, for good reason, that to do this an individual would need a work permit. Though, this is not the case. There are some specific regulations which surround business visitors; nevertheless, individuals are allowed to come to Canada to “visit for business.” Throughout this article, we will discuss the way a business visitor should go about lawfully entering Canada, and, the regulations which surround business visitors during their time in Canada.

What is a Business Visitor?

A business visitor is someone who is not working in Canada per say, as they do not directly engage in the labor market. However, a business visitor is permitted to engage in international business activities. As mentioned, this could be things such as meeting people from other partnering companies to do business within Canada through the partnership, observing site visits, or, visiting because a Canadian company invited them for training, or to perhaps hold a conference in product use, sales and other business transaction functions. The main requirement of a business visitor is that they must prove their main source of income and their main place of business is outside of Canada. You must be able to prove this to be permitted to enter Canada as a business visitor.

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