Self-Employed Persons Program

Individuals with required experience in athletic or cultural field who seek to actively contribute to Canadian economy and settle permanently in the country are at the heart of this program.


Prove that the applicant has a managerial experience.

Chooses to be self-employed.

Attains passing mark and meets the criteria.

Provides valid medical, police and other relevant certificates.

Selection Criteria and weightage is mentioned below;

Experience – 35%

Education –  25%

Language Proficiency – 24%

Age – 10%

Adaptability – 6%

Minimum score required is 35%.

Canvas Immigration can guide you on how to improve your score.

Quebec Self-Employed Worker Program

Obtaining a permanent residence status while creating a job for oneself in Quebec as professional is a great feat. You must meet following eligibility requirements to immigrate to the province;

Wish to be self-employed in Quebec.

Start-up deposit of either $50,000CAD or $25,000CAD depending on whether you practice your professional or trade in Montreal Metropolitan Community area or not.

Have net assets of $100,000CAD and above (Applicant or Applicant + Spouse/partner).

Have a minimum of two-year experience in the trade or profession they wish to undertake in the province.

Scores equal or past the minimum under Quebec Economic Class selection grid.