Self-employed? Canadian business immigration seeks cultural and athletic professionals, as well as farmers

CIC News
Published: April 29, 2009

Though it is one of the three categories of federal business immigration, the Self-Employed Person category is the only one that does not require a monetary investment or a minimum personal net worth.  It is simply a fast-track option for those who have relevant experience in an occupation in art, culture, recreation, or sport, as listed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), and have the ability to become self-employed in Canada.  It is also open to people who wish to purchase and run a farm in Canada.

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