The self-employed program is another one of the business immigrant visa programs available for immigrants into Canada. The self-employed program is a great opportunity for business-minded individuals that don’t want to invest their personal funds into the government or another business. Anyone coming into Canada under the self-employed program will be given a permanent residency visa.
If you want to come into Canada through the self-employed immigration process, here are the requirements.
- You must have relevant experience in athletics or cultural activities.
- You must be able and willing to make significant contributions to the athletic or cultural life of Canada.
- You must be able and willing to be self-employed in the country.
- You must meet the requirements for security, medical and other conditions.
Your experience is relevant if you have had the experience at a world-class level or you have been self-employed in athletics or cultural activities. The experience must be a minimum of two years in these areas and you must get the experience between 5 years prior to the application and the day a decision is made. The more years of experience you have the more points you get.
The selection criteria used include.
- Language abilities.
Before your application is approved, you must undergo a medical examination to ensure that you and your family are not health threats to Canadian residents. Also, you will have to prove that you are financially capable to support your family and yourself.
The application process can be completed online, after which you will need to pay the required fees. There are various forms, information, and documents that you are required to fill and provide to complete the self-employed immigration program application. Getting the help of an immigration law firm like AKM Law will help make the somewhat tedious process a breeze for you.
It is vital that you complete your application and provide correct data and information as required. Failure to do this will result in a rejection of your application. You can hire our competent and experienced lawyers at AKM Law, as their professionalism and competence are vital for your application process.
After you have applied for this program, your application will be verified. You will be required to complete a biometrics capture of your photo and fingerprints to complete your permanent residence application. You will be asked to pay a biometrics fee to speed up your application process.
In case you need to make changes on information like your marital status, contact details, educational credential, and so on, you can report the need to make the changes as soon as possible.
If you want to become a permanent resident in Canada through the self-employed program, contact us at AKM Law, and our team of lawyers will do their best to get your application approved.