A self-employed person is required to have a legitimate self-employed experience of at least two years in cultural or athletic activity.
Self-employed person in Canada is supposed to establish himself as a self-sufficient businessman. He should possess enough funds to support himself, his dependents and work. Such people are selected only when they have successfully demonstrated the fact.
To be selected for immigration as a self-employed person, one has to prove his eligibility. There is no such ordained net worth requirement for self-employed person.
However, self-employed people have to prove their legitimacy that they can contribute significantly to Canada’s cultural and sports life.
ELIGIBILITY FOR SELF-EMPLOYED PERSONS PROGRAMS :
Self-Employed Persons Program is assessed for selection program. Minimum passing marks is 35 out of 100.
Points that count are:
Candidates are assessed against the points assessment.
The applications of interested candidates are assessed against the points assessment for self-employed business immigration to Canada.
The pass mark for the self-employed persons program is 35 points out of a total 100.
|Experience||Maximum 35 point|
|Age||Maximum 10 points|
|Education||Maximum 25 points|
|Ability in English or French||Maximum 24 points|
|Adaptability||Maximum 6 points|
|Total||Maximum 100 points|
|Pass Mark||35 points|
Significate experience must have bee gained within the five years period before and application is signed and ceased when a ensured decision is made on an application. Applicants may score up to 35 point under the experience factor.
|Years of experience||Points|
|Two years of relevant experience||20|
|Three years of relevant experience||25|
|Four years of relevant experience||30|
|Five years of relevant experience||35|
Applicants are given selection points depending upon their age at the time of application.
|16 or under||0|
Self-employed applicants can score up to 25 points under the education factor.
|Master’s Degree or Ph.D. and at least 17 years of full-time or full-time equivalent study||25|
|Two or more university degrees at the bachelor’s level and at least 15 years of full-time or full-time equivalent study||22|
|Three-year diploma, trade certificate or apprenticeship and at least 15 years of full-time or full-time equivalent study||22|
|University degree of two years or more at the bachelor’s level and at least 14 years of full-time or full-time equivalent study||20|
|Two-year diploma, trade certificate or apprenticeship and at least 14 years of full-time or full-time equivalent study||20|
|One-year university degree at the bachelor’s level and at least 13 years of full-time or full-time equivalent study||15|
|One-year diploma, trade certificate or apprenticeship and at least 13 years of full-time or full-time equivalent study||15|
|One-year diploma, trade certificate or apprenticeship and at least 12 years of full-time or full-time equivalent study||12|
|High school diploma||5|
Self-employed people can score up to 24 points based on their proficiency in English or French.
|HIGH: Individual can communicate effectively in most social and work situations.||High||High||High||High|
|MODERATE: Individual can communicate comfortably in familiar social and work situations.||Moderate||Moderate||Moderate||Moderate|
|BASIC: Individual can communicate in predictable contexts and on familiar topics, but with some difficulty.||Moderate||Moderate||Moderate||Moderate|
|NO: Individual does not meet the above criteria for basic proficiency.||Does not meet Basic Level||Does not meet Basic Level||Does not meet Basic Level||Does not meet Basic Level|
Self-employed people may score up to six (6) points for adaptability based on the following:
The person has no trouble carrying on meaningful conversations in the workplace and in social settings. 3-5
|Level of schooling attained by one’s spouse or common-law partner:|
No more than a high school certificate is required: 0/0 = No Points With at least 12 years of full-time or full-equivalent study, including a one-year certification, vocational licence, internship, or academic degree: Counting from 1 to 3 With at least 14 years of full-time or full-equivalent study and a two- or three-year certification, vocational licence, internship, or academic degree: Score of 4 Having completed at least 17 years of full-time (or the comparable) schooling to earn a master’s degree or doctorate: To the tune of 5 points 5
|Previous study in Canada:|
Full-time education at a Canadian postsecondary school for at least two years, either by the applicant or their travelling spouse or common-law partner. This must have been done by the applicant after they turned 17 and with a current study pass. Please take note that a degree or certificate is not required in order to receive credit for these two years of study.