Citizenship by Investment – Canada Investor Visa

If you are an experienced business person or an individual with a high net-worth looking to make an investment in a business in Canada, the Canada Investor Visa program may be a fast-track Canadian immigration option for you.

Canada recognizes that its successful economy is a result of the international investments the country receives, therefore, numerous programs have been established in order to encourage foreign nationals to invest in the country.

The Canadian Immigration authorities select immigrants for the Canada Investor Visa Program based on:

  • Their ability to become economically established in Canada.
  • Their ability to contribute to the development of the Canadian economy.

In order to be eligible for the Canada Investor Visa Program, the applicant must:

  • Submit proof of his/her legally obtained personal net worth of at least $1,600,000 CAD.
  • Provide proof of two years of business experience. Business experience means either of the following:
    • Managed a qualifying business and controlled a percentage of equity of the qualifying business for at least two years in the period beginning five years before the date of application.
    • Managed the equivalent of at least five full-time employees per year in business for at least two years in the period beginning five years before the date of application.
    • A combination of one year of experience described in the first point and one year of experience described in the second point above.
  • Be willing and able to make a minimum investment of $800,000 CAD to Canada.
  • Demonstrate that he/she has sufficient funds to support him/her and any dependents after his/her arrival in Canada.

Some of the most important points to keep in mind-

  • The applicant for Canada Investor Visa is required to make the minimum investment within thirty days after the Canadian immigration authorities approve his/her application.
  • Once you receive the Canada Investor Visa, after three years, you can apply for Canadian citizenship if you meet the requirements. Canada recognizes dual citizenship so you are not required to renounce your former nationality.


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