Business Immigration programs for International Students who are studying in Canada:


Many students who are going to study in Canada find it very difficult to find a job in Canada in their own field and then receive sponsorship to get Canadian Immigration under Canada Experience class.
In order to retain these foreign students in Canada few provinces in Canada have come up with new category called International students Business class.

If you are studying in Canada at designated education institute for two years and you have received your graduates work permit and if you own 100% of the Canadian business and run and manage for a period of 12 months you are edible to apply for immigration to Canada.

In this class you are creating job for yourself.

You must be under the age of 40, with IELTS score of 5 band each. If business is located in rural area additional points are awarded.

If spouse has study in Canada, has IELTS score of 5 band, your application will be awarded with additional points.
The student must be 100% owner of the business which is real business with at least one job and applicant is working full time in to the business.

Following business are not allowed.

• adult services including but not limited to the production, distribution and/or sale of pornographic or sexually explicit products and/or services,
• and/or the provision of sexually oriented services;
• aestheticians and services;
• beauty salons;
• bed and breakfast accommodations;
• coin operated;
• consultancy (business or agency that offers expert professional advice in a field);
• cooperative (business or organization owned and operated by its member);
• credit or debit cards (active or inactive);
• domain names;
• a farm that is maintained without expectation of being a primary source of income;
• financial brokerage (business that derives its prime source of income
• from acting as an intermediary for buyers and sellers); • financial services including, but not limited to cooperatives and/or credit unions;
• home-based and/or businesses operating from a residential property;
• landlord property and rental management;
• not-for-profit businesses and organizations;
• property investment (purchase of real estate for the intention of earning a return on the investment, either through rental income, the future resale of the property or both);

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PrashantAjmera is an Indian lawyer (Gujarat Bar Association), Canadian citizen and a NRI since 1988, with more than 25 years of experience in residency and citizenship by investment. His expertise in EB-5 investor visa of US, Canada investor program and such other investor programs have gained him recognition as one of the leading lawyers in India in the field of investment based immigration. He also has several years of experience in corporate migration law and international trade.