The Startup Visa (often referred to as SUV) Program is for talented, innovative foreign entrepreneurs wanting to launch their new business in Canada while gaining Permanent Residency for up to five co-founders and their families, supported by the same business investment.
The Startup Visa Program was created by the Government of Canada back in 2013, to compete for innovative talents on the worldwide level. Up to these days it is the most comprehensive, affordable and inclusive programs among other twentythat exist globally. It allows one of the fastest ways for foreign entrepreneurs, their business partners and families to immigrate to Canada.
The Startup Visa stream is the most direct and fastest of the current Canadian business immigration pathways to permanent residence for suitable candidates. On a worldwide level, the Canadian SUV Program is one of the best due to minimal requirements for each individual and extremely flexible acceptance of teams. It is the most advanced feature compare to individual-based Startup Visa options around the world.
To qualify for the Startup Visa Program, applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements, as well as the admissibility requirements to enter Canada.
1. Have a qualifying business – A “qualifying business” means applicants created a business in Canada that meets the following conditions.
2. Have a letter of support from a Designated Organization
3. Meet the language requirements
4. Have enough money to settle and live in Canada before you make money from your business
Reach out to our investors and startup mentors to find out if your innovative business idea qualifies.
InWest Ventures helps dozens of foreign entrepreneurs each year develop their Canadian Startup Visa idea.
A request for capital starts with a Business Summary.