Canada is one of the leading attractions for entrepreneurs because of its well-developed economy, favorable business policies, and stable government. Canada welcomes people with relevant entrepreneurial experience to be a part of their promising, ever-growing, and diverse ecosystem. Start-ups and companies from all over the world visit Canada to be a part of different business activities. In order to start a business in Canada, you must have a Canadian Business Visa. in this article, we’ll guide you on how to get a visa to start your business in Canada.
Starting your own business can be very overwhelming at first but with significant market research, you can convert your idea into a dream you can live. The first step for starting your business in Canada is to conduct a thorough market analysis and have a proper business planned. If your business meets certain requirements, you’ll be held eligible to apply for a Visa. To get a Canadian business visa your business should create jobs for the Canadian people, you will have to stay in Canada for about 6 months and the main location of your business has to be somewhere outside of Canada. Besides these, you will need to get an invitation letter from an organization or company already existing in Canada. This letter shows that the company is your potential business partner and is willing to invest in your business.
FILLING OUT THE APPLICATION FORM:
Once you’ve ensured that you and your business perfectly meet the eligibility criteria required for the application you are all set to fill out the visa application form. Make sure to fill in your details correctly. While your business visa application is still in the process you can apply for a temporary or visiting visa to go to Canada.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR INTERVIEW:
The most important document is a valid passport of your native country. The other significant documents include an invitation letter from the host company, other letters, and documents as a proof that the company is supporting your business, your temporary visa if you have any, a letter of recognition from CBSA (Canada Border Services Agency), and all other relevant warranty or service agreements, or contracts. Besides these, you might have to show a Bank Statement to make sure that you have enough money to start a business, for your stay in Canada, and to go back to your native country when required. After filling out the application form you’ll be required to appear in an interview with all of these valid documents required for visa application.
SETTING UP YOUR BUSINESS
Once you clear your interview you will have to wait for a while until you receive your visa and then you are ready to go to Canada and set up your business. Make sure to take all of your traveling documents and especially your passport with you as they’re checked by a border service officer on your arrival. After you’ve implemented the plans you made for your business the last part is to get it registered, for that you will have to conduct another research and make sure that you are fully aware of the license and permits you require according to the nature of your business.