Canada Business Visitor

Canada Business Visitor

A business visa to Canada opens door to whole new market. Canada offers great scope for businesses. WDIC can help you access this huge opportunity with our Canada Business Visa solutions. This visa allows entrepreneurs with the skill and potential to stay and build businesses in Canada that:

The Canadian business visa allows the visitor to stay in Canada for 6 months. With the Canadian Business Visitor visa, one can:

  • Attend trade shows and conferences
  • Visit Canada for the business purpose
  • Attend training from companies in Canada
  • Meet prospective clients and take new orders

To apply for a Canada Business Visa, you need the following documentation:

  • Passport & travel history
  • Background documentation
  • Documents from your company (Business history)
  • Documents proving you will not be staying beyond the stipulated time
  • Complete application forms & consulate fee
  • Adequate medical insurance

Canada Startup Visa program:

If you are a non-Canadian and want to start a new business or company in Canada, then you can use the country’s startup visa program. This visa allows entrepreneurs with the skill and potential to stay and build businesses in Canada that:

  • are innovative
  • can create jobs for Canadians
  • can complete on global scale

However, this visa program has specific guidelines on the ownership and shareholding requirements for a startup. Eligibility criteria:

  • Have proof that the business has the required support
  • Must fulfil the ownership requirements
  • Must have the letter of support from a designated entity
  • Must have the required proficiency in English or French
  • Must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education
  • Must have enough settlement funds to support yourself and your family
  • Must undergo and pass the medical examination and other security requirements

Applicants for this visa must have the support or sponsorship of a specified Canadian venture capital fund, angel investor or business incubator to qualify for the visa. The IRCC has designated specific venture capital funds, investor groups and business incubators to be part of this visa program.

Startups that succeed in getting through this program must be able to get the minimum required investment. If it is from a venture capital fund, minimum investment should be at least $ 200,000. If the investment is from an angel investor group, the investment should be at least $ 75,000. Applicants must also be a member of a Canadian business incubator program.