This immigration program offers the possibility for someone to settle permanently in Canada, specifically in Quebec, by obtaining permanent residence. The program has two streams under which, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria and factors, interested entrepreneurs may apply provided they are starting or acquiring a business in the province.
What is an entrepreneur
An entrepreneur under this program, according to the regulation, is someone who is 18 years old and who comes from abroad to settle in Quebec with the objective of carrying out a business plan that consists of either operating a business in Quebec that he creates, alone or with other partners, or to operate a business that he creates or acquires.
The program has two components:
- Component 1 – Business creation;
- Component 2 – Business creation or acquisition.