SELF-EMPLOYED VISA FOR ATHLETES AND ARTISTS
The Application Process
Once we have identified that you qualify for this program, we must prepare an application for permanent residency as a self-employed person. This application is sent to the federal government for review.
The review process may take between 6 months to 2 years and we cannot control this.
The North Horizon Immigration team will assist you in preparing the most compelling application to properly describe your achievements as an artist or athlete and to show in detail how you expect to establish yourself as a self-employed person in Canada. We will assist you along the way to maximizes your chances of success in Canada.
The services we offer include:
Prepare a Business Exploratory Trip to Canada (when possible, after COVID19).
Coach you on how to keep track of important administrative aspects of your project in Canada including: Bookkeeping - Tax obligations - Human Resources - Busines license registrations - Bank account opening.
Connect you with a network of professionals required for your success such as: Accountants - Corporate lawyers - Marketing experts - Web designers.
We will also review your family members’ immigration status to ensure they will also be involved during the process.
If you require a work permit to operate your project in Canada prior to obtaining the permanent residency status, we can also submit an application for this.
Assess your profile for eligibility in the program.
Prepare the Business Plan for your project in Canada.
Prepare your Applicant Profile to show your unique skills and value as an artist or athlete.
Research your industry of choice in Canada to assess the contributions you will be making.
If you feel like this immigration program fits your lifestyle and career goals as an artist or athlete, we invite you to book a consultation with our regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, Rita Benkhalti, and start your project today!