The Self Employed Program Canada is basically designed for those applicants who want to settle in Canada permanently as a self-employed person.Applicants must have a relevant expertise in cultural activities or athletics,and plan to make a significant contribution to Canada.
There are certain points that need to be taken care for applying for Self Employed Program Canada.If you’re interested to join this program, you must meet the certain requirements that are foremost to know.
Eligibility for Self Employed Program Canada
There are certain points that an applicant must take care of to immigrate as self-employed person in Canada. The major part to know about this program is that you & your family can come to Canada on permanent residence (PR) basis.
You can also be eligible even if:
You’re not proficient in English or French
You don’t have high educational qualifications.
You’ve only two years of experience in your job field.
You’re over 50 years in age.
You’re not so rich & famous.
There are some occupations of cultural and athletics that are eligible for this Self Employed Program Canada are listed below:
Singers, Dancers, Comedian and Actors.
Photographers, film and video camera operator, editors & Journalists and Reporters.
Sports & Fitness
Athletes, coaches, Sports officials and Referees. Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness.
Film & Television
Producers, Directors, Choreographers and related occupations, Conductors, composers and arrangers. Announcers and other broadcasters.
Translators, terminologists and interpreters, Library & public archive technicians, Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries.
Creative & Design
Painters, sculptors and other visual artists, Designers, Interior designers and interior decorators. leather and fur products designers.
Librarians and translators etc.
Minimum Experience in your own field (NOC starting 51 and 52) -2 years
When applying to immigrate as Self-Employed Person the relevant experience means:
At least two one-year periods of experience in the period from five years before the application date to the day a decision is made on the application.
Experience must be in one of these areas:
self-employment in cultural activities or athletics or,
participating in cultural activities or athletics at the world-class level
You must have a worked full time continuously in your own fields for at least two years in the last 5 years
You can have two full-time experience of one year each in eligible occupations role in the last 5 years before applying
You must be self-employed in an entitled occupation or participation in an eligible occupation at world class or mix of both (one year each). You might be working on a contract or running your own academy
Purpose & Ability:
To carry on with these cultural/Athletic activities to self-support in Canada and give a notable contribution in specific sphere in Canada. Note: For purpose and ability, you might need some Business plan in Canada, documents in support of your past work experience, Future collaboration and commitments in Canada, finances and exploratory visits etc.
Selection Criteria for Self Employed Program Canada