Hey, this excerpt might help if you are considering emigrating to Canada. All we ask is that you never forget to send remittances back to Nigeria, and that you don’t abandon our culture. Agreed? Alright, read on:
First, if you wish to live in Canada, you could apply to come to Canada as a business immigrant. This is the only way that you will be able to both start a business in Canada and live there.
When you look through the information on immigration to Canada from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, you’ll see that there are two types of business immigration programs: the start-up visa program, and a program for self-employed persons.
To participate in the start-up visa program, you must:
Have a qualifying business.
Have a letter of support from a designated organization (venture capital groups, angel investors, or business incubators).
Meet the language requirements (proficiency in English or French).
Have enough money to settle and live in Canada before your business starts making money.
To come to Canada as a self-employed person you must have either:
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Relevant experience in cultural activities or athletics, and intend and be able to make a significant contribution to the cultural or athletic life of Canada.
Experience in farm management, and intend and be able to buy and manage a farm in Canada.
Other factors affecting your application to come to Canada as a self-employed person include your education, age, adaptability and language abilities; you must be able to listen, speak, read and write English or French proficiently to come to Canada.