Canada Self-Employed

Canada Self-Employed

Canada Self-Employed

To be eligible for the self-employed program an applicant must be prepared to meet the definition of self-employed according to IRPR.  If you are prepared to meet high expectations in a ‘specific economic activity’, and have ‘relevant experience’, and can provide a business that makes a ‘significant contribution’,   then maybe self-employed is for you.   For those who are passionate about cultural activities or have a significant  relationship to athletics (coach, world class athlete),  Although most self-employed are assumed to be world class individuals,  it is possible to convince an Immigration Officer that even a smaller scale business may be interpreted as a ‘Significant Contribution’ example (dance instructor in a small town).


○ Have 2 years of relevant experience out of the last 5 years in Cultural Activities, ‘ (authors and writers, musicians, painters, sculptors, athletes and coaches, comedians and actors)

○ Have at least 2 years of International activities, or a combination of 1 year self-employed as an athlete and 1 year of International experience

○ Achieve a minimum of 35 points out of 100, which is calculated from your relevant experience, age, language ability, adaptability in Canada

○ Be able to demonstrate the intention and ability to be self-employed and economically established in Canada

Canada Self-Employed


○ All Applicants must be Admissible to enter Canada

○ Must not be Inadmissible due to Security Reasons, Serious Criminality, Criminality, Health Reasons or any listed under the Immigration Refugee Protection Regulations.

○ Please provide any questions or concerns about your Admissibility in the Assessment tool for a private Consult!

○ (Discussion of Eligibility, Admissibility, and those who may be exempted from the program are not all listed above)

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Shuter Consulting Immigration Services exists to fulfill Canada’s Immigration Regulations (IRPR) in regards to, ‘.. maximize the social, cultural, and economic benefits’ and to support their vision for Canadian Immigration’ Sec 3 (a) VPIS also seeks ‘ to enrich and strengthen the social and cultural fabric of Canadian society while respecting the Federal, bilingual, and multicultural character of Canada’, Sec.3 (b) by representing Clients needs when they apply to IRCC Immigration Programs to VISIT, become a PERMANENT RESIDENT, or immigrate through ECONOMIC IMMIGRATION to Canada.

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