Federal Self-Employed Persons Program
|Program||Self-Employed Person Program|
|Minimum Net Worth||N/A|
|Minimum Investment||Not required|
|Experience||At least 2 years of relevant cultural or athletic experience in the past 5 years|
|Exploratory Visit||Not required|
|Interview||Upon request by IRCC|
|Refundable Deposit||Not required|
|PR/Work permit||PR immediately|
English/French ability and work experience in a designated occupation.All self-employed persons must establish that they have sufficient funds to support themselves and their family members for at least one year after they arrive in Canada.
Self-employed immigrants must obtain a minimum of 35 points out of 100 based on the five selection criteria and the program’s unique point system.