This work permit category has two streams. The first is for those who are only seeking temporary entry to Canada and the second is for those who are seeking eventual permanent residence in Canada based on an Entrepreneurial or Self-Employed permanent residence program.
Eligibility for this program requires that the individual own at least 50% of the business. The applicant must also prove to the satisfaction of an officer that they will leave Canada should their immigration status not be extended.
Factors in considering “significant benefit”:
This is a brief summary intended for information purposes only. It is not a legal advice. It should not be relied upon as legal advice. Please consult with an experienced immigration consultant before submitting a visa application.