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Permanent Residence: Investment

Some individuals will use investment as a route to Permanent Residence in Canada.

The Immigrant Investor Program was created in 1986 by the Government of Canada to promote the immigration of business people to Canada from around the world. At present, there are two routes to immigrate to Canada by way of investment:  the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program and the Provincial Nominee Program for Entrepreneurs.  The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program is specifically designed for experienced management professionals who desire to immigrate to Canada and settle in Quebec.  The Provincial Nominee Program for Entrepreneurs was created to permit the other provinces of Canada to actively manage immigrant selection in accordance with provincial plans and priorities.

If the Canadian investor programs are not suitable for you,  the United States and several other countries offer residence and passport programs for international investors. Our international expertise means we are able to assist with a wide variety of international programs to assist investors in choosing the right program to suit their circumstances.

If you would like to immigrate to Canada by way of investment, please read more about the Quebec Investor Program or the Provincial Nominee Programs​. 

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