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Self Employed Category

Some of the features of the Self Employed persons program include:

As a self-employed person, you must have relevant experience in cultural activities, athletics or farm management. You must also have the intention and ability to establish a business that will, at a minimum, create employment for yourself. You must make a significant contribution to cultural activities or athletics or purchase and manage a farm in Canada.

No immigration conditions are imposed on this class. You must have enough money to support yourself and your family members after you arrive in Canada.

Self-employed immigrants must have relevant experience. Points are awarded for relevant experience within the 5-year period immediately preceding the date of application.