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Can an entrepreneurial team immigrate to Canada together through the Start-up Visa Program?

Yes. Up to 5 people can apply through the Start-up Visa Program as owners of a single business.

When reviewing your proposal, the designated organization will decide who is essential or non-essential to the business. An essential person is critical to the proposed start-up. Without this person, the designated organization would not invest or support the proposal.

If we refuse the application of an essential person, all related applicants will be refused.

Find out more about the eligibility requirements.


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