SUV Startup Visa Canada

The Start-up Visa Program was launched by Ministry of Immigration of Canada on April 1, 2013 with the aim of attracting foreign entrepreneurs with new and groundbreaking business ideas to immigrate to Canada. The Government of Canada expects the startup projects of immigrant entrepreneurs to promote the development of the local economy and create jobs.

Approved candidates will have the right to immigrate to Canada as a Permanent Resident immediately, regardless of whether the startup project is successful or not.


  • Granting permanent residency to the whole family.
  • Keep dual citizenship.
  • Can live in any province of Canada.
  • Can start your own company or work at any company in Canada.
  • Enjoy the policy of universal health care (Universal Health Care) paid by the Government, including emergency expenses, immunizations, periodical health check-ups, etc.
  • Children can study for free from primary to high school, university and graduate tuition fees are 1/3 of that of international students and can apply for scholarships to finance their studies from the Government.
  • Receive social security benefits in retirement (if working and fulfilling tax obligations with the Government of Canada).
  • Get tax benefits for children under 18 years old (Canada Child Tax Benefits) if they are on low income.
  • Have ownership of real estate or property.
  • Get in and out of Canada unlimited times and don’t need a visa.
  • Fast processing time: it only takes 8-9 months to get Permanent Residence.
  • Ideal business environment: the most favorable in the G20, with the best financial situation in the G7 and among the best in the G20, according to Forbes magazine.
  • Tax rates and business costs are low, the most competitive in G7.
  • Top quality of life: according to the World Bank, Canada is the country with the highest quality of life in the G20.


  • Applicants and family members are in good health with no criminal record.
  • Applicants must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education (college, university), and have no bad grades.
  • Have English or French skills CLB5 (equivalent to IELTS 5.0).
  • Have enough money for family living (spouse, children) for the first year in Canada.
  • There is a Letter of Support sent directly to the candidate by designated Government organizations including:

+ Angel Investors.

+ Venture Capital Fund.

+ Business Incubator.

Minimum committed finance/minimum investment from investment funds:

  • $200,000 from a Venture Capital Fund, or
  • $75,000 from Angel Investors.


  1. Considering your experience may be taking a position in a startup. Up to 5 people to participate in a project (accompanied by family including spouse and children).
  2. Work with Angel Investor on startup ideas.
  3. Receive Angel Investor’s commitment letter to each member.
  4. Complete the immigrant visa application process.
  5. The members come to Canada on an immigrant visa and started implementing the project. Project success or failure does not affect the permanent residency of members. Permanent residency is permanent. Members are not bound to live in Canada.
  6. Consulting to support or represent project members to achieve the highest efficiency of the startup project.