The Canada Business Immigration Category of visas was designed to attract experienced business people to Canada. Successful candidates are those who can invest in Canada, start businesses in Canada and generate revenues and employment for Canadians.
The Canadian Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Visa Program started on 1 December 2010, but is not always available. The category is opened only when Canada's immigration department – Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) - deems that Canada is in need of foreign investors, and is closed once those needs have been met.
Eligibility: Net worth and investment
To be eligible for this visa category, applicants must:
· Have personal net worth of at least $10 million CND, which must;
Ø Have been acquired through legal business and/or investment, and;
Ø Must not have been acquired through inheritance, and;
Ø Must not be tied up in the value of your primary home (though other property owned can count towards net worth)
· Be willing and able to invest at least $2 million CND into Canada's Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Fund for 15 years (see below for details of this fund).
Eligibility: Language skills
Applicants must have reasonable proficiency in English, French, or both languages. To prove this applicants must provide test results from:
· The , OR;
· The , OR;
· The (TEF)
Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Fund
Applicants must invest at least $2 million
CND into Canada's Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Fund for around 15 years
to be eligible for this visa. These investments are 'at-risk', meaning there is
no guaranteed return.
However, unlike the previous rules for this visa, investors do now receive interest on their investment throughout the investment term – rather than only once the term has expired.
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