Immigrate as a self-employed person

To apply for this program you must:

Relevant experience

Your experience is relevant if you have:

for a self-employed person means at least two years of experience.

It must be during the period starting 5 years before the day you apply and ending on the day we make a decision on your application.

You can get more points if you have 3, 4, or 5 years of experience.

At a minimum, your experience must be:

Your score

Your maximum possible score is 100. The pass mark is currently 35 points, but it may change. Make sure you visit this site regularly if you’re thinking about immigrating to Canada as a self-employed immigrant.

We select candidates based on:

As part of the immigration process, A visa Officer may ask to interview you. During the interview, a visa officer will ask you to explain: