Canada

Country overview

In terms of total area, Canada ranks as the 2nd largest country in the world. The country is also one of the wealthiest nations in the world thanks to its massive oil reserves and strong service sector. As a former British Colony, Canada is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations along with other major international organizations such as the United Nations, NATO, G7, G20, and WTO, to name a few. The province of Ottawa is the capital of the country while Toronto holding the designation as the largest city.

About the Country in Numbers

Canada is divided into ten provinces and three territories. The country has the longest coastline in the world and more than half of all the lakes in the world can be found here as well. The country boasts a literacy rate of 99%.

38 millionPopulation

EconomyMixed Economy

Canadian DollarCurrency

GMT-6Time Zone

English & FrenchLanguages

About Canada Residency by Investment Program

Canada through its provinces offers numerous investor immigration programs to attract wealthy individuals and entrepreneurs who can contribute to the growth and prosperity of the country. Investor visas are offered to those individuals who wish to either start a business, franchise, or open a busines branch in the country. Through its range of Investor immigration program, the country currently offers two types of investment options – invest in government programs or in a government-approved business. Depending on the province and the program of your choosing, investors are required to contribute anywhere between CAD 150,000 – 800,000. The investor visas are not just an opportunity to conduct business in the one of the strongest economies in the world, but it is also a gateway to acquiring permanent residency and citizenship from the country.

The Canadian Residency by Investment programs do not have any age or educational requirements. Additionally, investor upon receiving an investor visa is free to bring their spouse and children under the age 21. The usual timeframe to process and approve an investor visa can range between 1-2 years. As an accredited Canadian Business Immigration agent, we here at DM Citizenship by Investment can help you obtain your Canadian Investor Visa and Permanent Residence. To know more about the program or how we can help with your application, send us an inquiry today!

Canadian Start-Up Visa Program

Canada start-up visa program facilitates qualified immigrant entrepreneurs to attain permanent residency. It is formally named as Canada Start Up Class, largely known as the Start-Up Visa program (SUV). Innovative entrepreneurs are addressed and linked with private sector investors in Canada to establish respective start-up business. To commence, applicants can visit Canada on a work permit supported by designated Canada based investor, before attaining an access to permanent residency that will be in place once business in established and get running. The program welcomes investment from three types of private sector investors namely – Angel Investors, Venture Capital Fund, and Business Incubators. The immigrant entrepreneurs must demonstrate that their business is innovative, has the capability to create enough jobs for Canadians and can compete on a global scale.

Through the program, entrepreneurs can secure permanent residency for themselves, his/her spouse, and also dependent up to 22 years of age.

Program Highlights


  • Investment

    Minimum Investment Required (Under the Novia Scotia Nominee Program) is CAD 150,000. The Investor must also have a net worth of more than CAD 600,000.


  • Mobility

    Travel without any visa restrictions to more than 140+ countries.


  • Citizenship Eligibility

    To become a Canadian Citizenship, the applicant will need to a permanent resident in the country and must have resided in the country for a minimum of 3 years in the last 5 years.

Benefits of Canadian Citizenship & Passport

It’s estimated that more than 80% of all foreign nationals apply for Canadian citizenship when they become eligible, and the reasons do so are plenty. Aside from being able to travel visa-free to more than 140+ countries, the benefits of being a Canadian Citizen includes – Free Education, Universal Healthcare, and numerous social benefits. Listed are some more such benefits of becoming a Canadian Citizen.

  • Reside in one of the best countries in the world in terms of infrastructure.
  • Opportunity to do business on a global scale.
  • Become a Canadian citizen by naturalization after acquiring permeant residency status
  • Upon securing a Canadian passport travel visa-free to more than 140+ countries including the USA, UK, and the EU.
  • Citizenship rights can be passed down to future generations.

Canadian Investor Immigration Programs

  • Entrepreneur Stream: Nova Scotia

    Minimum Investment: CAD 150,000

    The Entrepreneur Stream under the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) is a citizenship and immigration program designed to attract experienced business owners, senior business managers, and long-time entrepreneurs who are interested in establishing or acquiring a business in Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • Business Investor Stream: Manitoba

    Minimum Investment: CAD 150,000

    The Business Investor Stream (BIS) under the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program is introduced to encourage qualified international investors and entrepreneurs to make an investment in Canada for citizenship by establishing or purchasing/acquiring a business in the province of Manitoba.

  • Entrepreneur Stream: British Columbia

    Minimum Investment:

    The government of British Columbia encourages immigrants to contribute to their local economy through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP)-Entrepreneur Stream. This citizenship and immigration program offers attractive benefits for entrepreneurs who are interested in buying, owning or operating a business in the province.

  • Business Investor Stream: Saskatchewan

    Minimum Investment: CAD 200,000

    Saskatchewan encourages immigrants to contribute to their local economy through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), a platform that allows investment in Canada for citizenship. The citizenship and immigration program features an Entrepreneur Category which offers attractive benefits for entrepreneurs who are interested in fulfilling its Canadian citizenship requirements and owning or operating a business in the province.

  • Business Investor Stream: Quebec

    Minimum Investment: CAD 1.2 Mil

    The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program remains the sole option for the aspirants of business immigration seeking to make an investment in Canada for citizenship.

Note: The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program is temporarily not accepting applications. The program is set to reopen in 2023.

The DM Difference

Here at DM Citizenship by Investment, we specialize in providing tailored residency and citizenship by investment solutions, so as to help them achieve their goals. From recommending the residency or citizenship program best suited to their needs to processing applications and providing timely advice, we are by your side every step of the way and shall help you in making the best investment decisions.

GLOBAL PRESENCE

Our presence in three continents is a testament to our reputation as a global business immigration consultant.

10+ YEARS OF INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

The DM team is composed of industry experts having decades of experience in the investment and immigration sector.

20+ GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED AGENCY

We are a government-authorized business immigration consultant with each of the countries that we represent.

1000+ Successful Applications

Till date, DM has successfully processed thousands of successful citizenship and residency by investment applications from clients from around the globe.

The DM Difference

Here at DM Citizenship by Investment, we specialize in providing tailored residency and citizenship by investment solutions, so as to help them achieve their goals. From recommending the residency or citizenship program best suited to their needs to processing applications and providing timely advice, we are by your side every step of the way and shall help you in making the best investment decisions.

GLOBAL PRESENCE

Our presence in three continents is a testament to our reputation as a global business immigration consultant.

10+ YEARS OF INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

The DM team is composed of industry experts having decades of experience in the investment and immigration sector.

20+ GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED AGENCY

We are a government-authorized business immigration consultant with each of the countries that we represent.

1000+ Successful Applications

Till date, DM has successfully processed thousands of successful citizenship and residency by investment applications from clients from around the globe.

  • Documentation

    Our Canadian Business Immigration experts shall help you prepare all the documents and your application as per the country’s policies and program guidelines.

  • Online Registration

    We strive to deliver a hassle-free service wherein the number of touchpoints from contacting us to receiving your Canadian visa is minimal. Register online today to avail our services.

  • We Will Call

    Once we’ve reviewed and vetted your application and documents, a member of immigration team shall get in touch with you to help guide you through the next step.

  • Enjoy Your Freedom

    Once all is good. We’ll formally submit the application on your behalf and shall be with your every step of the way.

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