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Important Changes to Canadian Start-Up Visa Work Permit
IRCC updates policy on work permits for Start-up Visa applicants in Canada, requiring additional documentation.
- A designated entity must have issued a commitment certificate stating that the work permit application is "essential" and that there are urgent business reasons for their early entry to Canada.
- A letter of support connected to a commitment certificate should have been provided by a designated entity.
- The applicant must have intended to reside in a province or territory other than Quebec.
- The applicant must have possessed sufficient funds to meet the Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) for their family size for a period of 52 weeks.
- The foreign national, exempt from a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), must have completed an offer of employment and indicated their self-employment status. The completed form and employer compliance fee should have been submitted to IRCC.
- Applicants and any other team members who are also applying for the Start-up Visa must have already submitted their permanent residence application(s).
- Applicants must prove that they are essential to the business expansion in Canada by providing various documentations.
- Apply online and not at any port of entry.
- Company funds will no longer be acceptable as proof of settlement funds. Applicants must provide personal documents.
- SUV work permit renewal will require proof of Canadian business operation.