Startup Visa

Are you an international entrepreneur looking to bring your tech company to Canada? We can help with that. Our Startup Visa Program offers assistance to select entrepreneurs to help bring their businesses to Canada.

Bringing Innovative Entrepreneurs to Canada

The Canadian Startup Visa Program is the first of its kind worldwide. The program provides permanent residence to startup entrepreneurs who have the potential to build innovative companies in Canada that can create new jobs, spur economic growth and compete on a global scale.

The Accelerator Centre has been selected as an approved business incubator and is able to endorse international entrepreneurs for visa consideration.

Are You Eligible?

In addition to the Federal requirements, the Accelerator Centre requires Startup Visa applicants to meet the following criteria.

$100,000 in revenue in the past two years and strong growth potential

Established IP or strong proprietary technology or business model

A committed founding team

A clear understanding and desire to grow a business in Canada

Program Cost

$3,000 per month with a minimum 12 month commitment to the Startup Visa Program.

Application Process

Applications for the Startup Visa Program are now closed. Sign-up below to be the first to know when applications open again in the fall of 2021.

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