Provided that certain conditions are met, the Quebec Immigrant Entrepreneur Program allows foreign nationals to settle in the province of Quebec permanently by purchasing or starting a business.
Program access conditions
CAD $300,000 if the place of business is located in Montreal
CAD $200,000 guarantees the implementation of your business project. The full amount is refunded once you have demonstrated the completion of your business project.
CAD $900,000, either on your own or with your accompanying spouse or common-law partner
Own and control at least 25% of its equity capital
Own and control at least 51% of its equity capital
Does not apply
Must have been in operation for at least five years
A variety of programs are available for business people who wish to immigrate to a province other than Quebec.
Access to all of North America (USMCA, ex-NAFTA)
Access to the European market (CETA)
Benefits of the exchange rate effect
Development of new markets
Social, economic and political stability
Finding a company to acquire
Business plan development
Incorporation and other legal services
Domestic and international taxes
All HR-related matters