• Federal Immigrant Investor Venture Capital

Federal Immigrant Investor Venture Capital

This program is intended to give permanent residence status to a limited number of experienced high-net-worth investors and their families in exchange to a C$ 2 million investment.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the requirements listed below to be eligible to apply under the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program:

  • Have a personal net worth of C$ 10 million or more.
  • Make an at-risk investment of C$ 2 million in the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital (IIVC) Fund for approximately 15 years.
  • Meet the minimum level of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5 in either English or French for all four language abilities.
  • Have a post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate of at least one year.

The Process

  • Step 1:

    Submission of application to Centralized Intake Office in Sydney, Nova Scotia..

  • Step 2:

    Obtaining a due diligence report from a designated service provider at the applicant’s expence.

  • Step 3:

    Transfering the file to the Visa Office resposible for the applicant’s country of nationality or residence.

  • Step 4:

    Medical and security examinations and issuance of permanent resident visas.


Federal Processing Fee: C$ 1,050 for main applicant, C$ 550 for spouse, C$ 150 for each child.

Right of Permanent Residence Fee: C$ 490 for main applicant, C$ 490 for spouse

Free Canada Immigration Assessment

Fill out the following simple free Questionnaire. We will assess your eligibility based on more than 60 different Canadian immigration programs and send you the result within 48 hours!

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