CANADA RESIDENCY BY INVESTMENT (QIIP)

INVESTMENT OPTIONS
FROM $350,000

34 YEARS IMMIGRANT INVESTMENT PROGRAM

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CANADA is consistently rated as one of the world’s best countries to live in by the United Nations (UN). For several years now, the country has accepted almost a quarter of a million new permanent residents each year. These and many other reasons make Canada an attractive choice for immigration.

Canada is the world’s second-biggest country and is rich in natural resources, including oil reserves second only to Saudi Arabia. Some of the best cities to live in are Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Montreal, and New Brunswick.

If you’re considering moving to Toronto, Vancouver, or any other city in Canada, qualifying for immigration and residence need not be a huge barrier. People with skills, work experience, and a good standard of English or French have an advantage.

For unrivaled expert assistance with your immigration to Canada and visa applications as well as Investor Visa Programs, talk to our immigration specialists at PremierVisa Group.

 

THE BENEFITS OF IMMIGRATION TO CANADA

Living & Safety

In comparison to the most developed countries, living in Canada is a very safe, comfortable, affordable, and peaceful place to live. As a culturally diverse nation, racial discrimination is minimal. Whether choosing Vancouver, Toronto, or any other major city in Canada for your immigration, Canadians enjoy a relaxed and stable environment. In addition to this, major Canadian cities have lower living costs compared to many developed countries worldwide.

Rich Economy

Canada has the tenth largest economy in the world and is one of the world’s wealthiest nations. The country is also a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Group of Eight(G8). International trade makes up a large part of the Canadian economy. In 2017, the GDP growth rate for Canada was 3%.

Quality Education

Education in Canada is, for the most part, provided publicly. It is funded and overseen by the federal, provincial, and local governments, who spend about 7% of the GDP on education. The University of Toronto and British Columbia are ranked no.17 and no.24 respectively, as two of the best universities in the world.

Housing

Several of Canada’s provinces have property prices that rank among the lowest in the western world, making it a great country in terms of immigration. In addition, in most parts of Canada, the ratio of salary to housing prices is far more favorable than in many other countries. So, whether you embark on an Investor Visa Program or not, Canada proves a profitable destination for immigration, business, and living.

Employment & Business Opportunities

Since 2007, the average salary in Canadian dollars has risen by 10-15% each year, while the Canadian unemployment rate is only 7.3%. Thousands of Engineering, Management, Medical, Accounting, Skilled Tradesmen, and Education jobs are available in Canada, which makes obtaining an Investor Visa and the immigration process all the more worthwhile.

Starting a business in Canada is easy and there are relatively few drawbacks; anyone who feels confident that they can build their own business can comfortably do it. Altogether, Canada is one of the most favorable countries for those who desire a fresh new change in their lives with all the supporting resources and necessary groundwork needed for one to excel and grow.

  • Capital: Ottawa

  • Land Area (sq. km): 9.98 million

  • Official Language(s): English, French

  • Population: 37 million

  • Currency: CAD

  • GDP per capita (US$): 45032

  • Real GDP growth : 3.0%

  • Inflation: 2.3%

  • Unemployment: 5.7%

Canada Quebec Immigrant Investor Program

The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program allows investors to obtain Canadian permanent residence by investing CAD $1.2 million risk-free through an approved financial intermediary or by financing that investment. Introduced in 1986, with the closure of Canada’s Federal Immigrant Investor program in 2012, the exclusive QIIP is the only Canada investor visa of its kind currently available to international business people.

Basic Requirements

  •  Have a net asset of at least CAD2,000,000 (the principal applicant alone or with his accompanying spouse)

  •  Have management experience held by the principal applicant for at least 2 years of the last 5 years

  •  Agree to invest CAD1,200,000 in a 5-year term note through an approved financial intermediary (this investment can be financed)

  •  Intend to settle in Quebec

  •  Accompany family member: Spouse and dependent child under 22 years old

  •  Processing time: Approx. 49 – 68 months

Program Advantage

  •  No restrictions on age, language, education *

  •  Get Maple Leaf Card in one step

  •  No need to start a business or run a business after arriving in Canada

  •  No need to own company shares, enterprise managers can also apply   Investment  guaranteed by the government, safe and risk-free

  •  High welfare benefits, first-class education platform, high-quality living standard

Investor Visa

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Entrepreneur Category

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Entrepreneur Category

  • Investment amount: At least CAD 200,000

  • Accompany family members: Spouse and a dependent child under 22 years old

Initial application requirements for a work permit

  • Net worth: At least CAD 600,000

  • Experience:

    • At least 3 years of experience as an active business owner-manager in the past 10 years, or

    • At least 4 years of experience as a senior management role in the past 10 years, or

    • A combination of at least 1 year of experience as an active business owner-manager and at least 2 years of experience as a senior management role in the past 10 years

  • Age: No requirement

  • English/French: No minimum requirement

  • Points-test: Required

  • Education background

    • At least 2 years of post-secondary education, or

    • Experience as an active business owner-manager with 100% ownership of the business (may be shared between the applicant, the applicant’s spouse, and dependent children) for at least 3 of the past 5 years

  • Other: Business plan

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Settlement as permanent residence

  • Establish an eligible new business or purchase and improve an existing business

  • Make an eligible personal investment of at least CAD 200,000 in the business and have a minimum equity ownership of 33.3%

  • Create at least 1 new full-time job for Canadian citizen or permanent resident in the business

  • Operate the business according to the business performance agreement

  • B.C. residence for at least 75% of the time while on a work permit and within 100km of the business

  • Apply for permanent resident visa after fulfilling the requirement and obtaining provincial nomination

Entrepreneur Visa

Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program – Business Impact Stream

Investment amount: At least CAD 150,000

Accompany family members: Spouse and a dependent child under 22 years old

Initial application requirements for a work permit

·        Net worth: At least CAD 600,000

·        Experience :

o   At least 3 years of experience as an active business owner-manager in the past 5 years, or

o   At least 3 years of experience as a senior management role in the past 5 years

·        Age: 21-59 years old

·        English/French: CLB 4

·        Points-test: Required

·        Education background: At least a high school certificate

·        Other: Business plan

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The settlement as a permanent residence

·        Establish an eligible new business or purchase and improve an existing business

·        Make an eligible personal investment of at least CAD 150,000 in the business and have equity ownership of 100%

·        Operate the business according to the business performance agreement

·        P.E.I. residence for at least 75% of the time while on a work permit

·        Apply for a permanent resident visa after fulfilling the requirement and obtaining provincial nomination

Entrepreneur Visa

Canada Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC) Express Entry(EE)

Basic Requirement

In order to be eligible for a Canada Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa, FSWC applicants must:

  • Have at least one year of continuous full-time or equivalent paid work experience in the past ten years in a skilled occupation (National Occupational Classification skill lever 0, A or B); or

  • Qualify for Arranged Employment in Canada with a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) and a full-time, permanent job offer from a Canadian employer; and

  • Pass a minimum threshold of language ability in one of Canada’s two official languages, English or French.

  • In addition, FSWC applicants must obtain at least 67 points based on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) immigration selection factors.

Those selection factors are listed below:

  • Education: Candidates can be awarded up to 25 points for your formal education.

  • Language Skills: Candidates can be awarded up to 28 total points (24-first official language, 4-second official language).

  • Work Experience: Under this factor, candidates can be awarded up to 15 points for certain paid, skilled work experience that they have acquired in the last 10 years, but they must attain at least a score of 9 points in order to qualify.

  • Age: Candidates can be awarded up to 12 points based on their age at the time of applying.

  • Arranged Employment: Candidates can be awarded up to 10 points if they have arranged employment in Canada that meets certain requirements.

  • Adaptability: Candidates can be awarded up to 10 points for a number of factors that show that they are adaptable to moving to Canada.

Skilled Migrant Visa

Canada Agri-Food Immigration Pilot (AFIP)

Skilled Pilot Visa

What Industries Are Eligible For the Agri-Food Immigration Pilot?

 

Eligible industries are classified by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).

 

Meat product manufacturing (NAICS 3116)

Greenhouse, nursery and floriculture production, including mushroom production (NAICS 1114)

Animal production, excluding aquaculture (NAICS 1121, 1122, 1123, 1124 or 1129)

 

What Jobs Are Eligible For the Agri-Food Immigration Pilot?

 

1) Meat product manufacturing (NAICS 3116)

NOC B 6331: Retail butchers

NOC C 9462: Industrial butchers

NOC B 8252: Farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers

NOC D 9617: Food processing labourers

 

2) Greenhouse, nursery and floriculture production, including mushroom production (NAICS 1114)

NOC B 8252: Farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers

NOC C 8431: General farmworkers

NOC D 8611: Harvesting labourers

 

3) Animal production, excluding aquaculture (NAICS 1121, 1122, 1123, 1124 or 1129)

NOC B 8252: Farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers

NOC C 8431: General farmworkers