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Self-Employed Immigration

Immigrating to Canada as a Self-employed individual

There is a wide array of options that are made available to you to help you immigrate into Canada. Most of the time you are required to obtain a valid job offer for you to apply successfully. However, the application process becomes a bit more complicated when an individual is applying who are self-employed. If this bring concern to you there is no need to worry as this blog will give you answers to any of the questions that you may have.

Essential Information about Self-Employed Immigration

Just as the name entails, the self-employed persons program is a program run by the government of Canada that allows individuals to immigrate, permanently, to Canada as a self-employed person. If this program brings interest to you, you must:

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Self-Employed Individuals Immigrating to Canada

Self-Employed Individuals Immigrating to Canada

How to Immigrate to Canada as a Self-Employed Individual

Any individual that would like to immigrate to Canada to establish a business that contributes to the Canadian economy may do so under the self-employed category. The self-employed category ultimately leads to permanent residency in Canada, of course if the applicant is successful in satisfying an Immigration officer that they have the ability and experience to establish a business within Canada. Therefore, in this article, I will address who is eligible to apply under this category, how to apply under the self-employed category and other important information about this specific category.

Am I Eligible to be Self-Employed

Immigration Canada has very specific requirements and qualifications for individuals who are applying under the self-employed category in Immigration. They define a self-employed person as an individual who has relevant experience; intends and has the ability to be self-employed in Canada; meets the selection criteria for self-employed individuals; and, meets the medical, security, and other important conditions. Below, I will explain what each of these criteria means.

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