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Canada Start-up Visa


Canada Start-Up Visa Program enables immigrant entrepreneurs to launch innovative businesses that will create jobs in Canada and, eventually, compete globally. Start-Up Visa scheme links immigrant entrepreneurs with private sector groups in Canada that have experience working with start-ups and can provide essential resources.


Essential Requirements

To be eligible to receive a start-up visa for a business venture, you must:

  • prove your business idea is supported by a designated investor organization
  • meet the language requirements
  • meet the education requirements
  • have sufficient settlement funds



  1. A commitment of support from designated Canadian venture capital funds/angel investor groups/business incubators
  2. An ability to communicate in either French or English
  3. Completion of one year of study at a post-secondary institution
  4. An adequate amount of money in order to settle and provide for the cost of living prior to earning an income


Minimum Investments Required

  • Applicants with support from a designated Canadian venture capital fund must secure a minimum investment of $200,000.
  • Applicants with support from a designated Canadian angel investor group must secure a minimum investment of $75,000.
  • Applicants can also opt for support from below designated Canadian business incubator programs:
  1. Communitech
  2. GrowLab
  3. Innovacorp
  4. Innovate Calgary
  5. Toronto Business Development Centre


Visa Fee & Processing Time

Principal applicant: $1050

Each family member age 19 or older: $550

Each family member under age 19 who is married or in a common-law relationship: $550

Each family member under age 19 who is unmarried and not in a common-law relationship: $150

Right of Permanent Residence Fee:  $490/member

Disclaimer: Visa fees are subjected to change without prior notice

Visa processing time depends on the embassy


Opulentus Fees, Cost & Refund Policy

Our Service fee is Competitive & among the best in the industry. At any given time, our state-of-the-art Processing Centre, processes over 5000 active cases from across the world. Your visa application is processed by the one of the best and experienced hands.

The Prices are standard across all our offices. We guarantee the lowest and most reasonable price for our services.

You may have to pay other costs, such as the costs of health assessments, English language tests, skill assessments and police certificates, if required.


Post Landing & Resettlement Services

  • Relocation assistance
  • Accommodation, travel and settling assistance
  • Pick up at Airport – extra charges
  • Details on local Indian communities
  • Guidance on local transports and other settlement related advices


Why Invest in Canada?

Canada offers a range of opportunities for businesses to succeed. Canada's impressive reputation as an investment destination is for various reasons. Some of them are:

  • Strong economic credentials
  • Democratic and politically stable
  • Business friendly regulatory environment
  • Strategic location
  • Highly skilled and multilingual workforce
  • Innovative culture with excellent R&D and infrastructure
  • Strong financial services sector
  • Excellent quality of life


Opulentus Services

Opulentus offers advice and guidance for best possible documentation. We assist and guide you at each step till you get your visa.

  • Expert advice on complete process stage wise
  • Visa documentation*
  • Provide you the document checklist stage-wise and assisting you with the requisites and the alternatives upon receiving the signed service agreement copy
  • Provide documents samples and assist you with inputs wherever necessary
  • Corresponding with the department, on your behalf, if required
  • Post landing, traveling and settling assistance

*Documentation service differs from country to country. Please refer your Service Agreement for further details.


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