Canada is the second largest country in the world. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres. Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border.

  • Total area: 9,984,670 km2
  • Population: 39.938.680 (2020)
  • Population density: 4 people / km² (2020)
  • Capital: Ottawa
  • Largest city: Toronto
  • Official languages: English, French
  • Currency: Canadian dollar ($) (CAD)
  • Average winter and summer high temperatures across Canada vary from region to region. Winters can be harsh in many parts of the country, particularly in the interior and Prairie provinces, which experience a continental climate, where daily average temperatures are near −15 °C (5 °F), but can drop below −40 °C (−40 °F) with severe wind chills.
  • Canada features black-blue lakes, numerous rivers, majestic western mountains, rolling central plains, and forested eastern valleys. The Canadian Shield, a hilly region of lakes and swamps, stretches across northern Canada and has some of the oldest rocks on Earth.
  • Canada is the world’s tenth-largest economy as of 2018, with a nominal GDP of approximately US$1.73 trillion.It is one of the world’s top ten trading nations, with a highly globalized economy. It is also a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and G8.
  • Canada has the third largest oil reserves in the world. The country is also rich in industrial minerals such as gypsum, limestone, rock salt, potassium, coal and uranium. It is also the third biggest timber exporter in the world.
  • Canada participates in many international and intergovernmental economic organizations: the G8, G20, the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum, and is a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
  • Canada is a federal parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy, with Queen Elizabeth II serving as head of state. Canada is a member of the British Commonwealth.
  • Canada’s culture draws influences from its broad range of constituent nationalities. Multiculturalism is often cited as one of Canada’s significant accomplishments. Historically, Canada has been influenced by British, French, and Indigenous cultures and traditions.
  • Canada is known as a safe, fair and peaceful country. And the Canadians do not use weapons to self-defend.
  • In addition, Canada is a developed country and in the top of richest countries in the world. Canada is highly evaluated in terms of education, government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, and economic freedom.
  • Education is one of the top concerns of Canadians. Canada invests in education (per capita) more than other countries in the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD) and is the highest among the G8 countries.
  • The Canadian education system includes public and private schools from kindergarten to university. Education is the responsibility of the province under the constitution, which means that there are differences among the systems of different provinces.
  • Canada has more than 95 world-renowned universities for their quality of teaching and research. Therefore, Canadian universities’ qualifications are recognized around the world.
  • Canadian universities are sponsored by the government.


The Start-Up Visa program grants Canadian permanent residence to qualified immigrant entrepreneurs. The program became official in 2018. Unlike the Provincial Immigration programs, applicants are entitled to apply directly for Permanent Residence (accepted in 12-16 months) without having to go through the provincial approval step. 

The program aims to recruit innovative entrepreneurs to Canada and link them with the Canadian private sector businesses, (angel investor groups, venture capital funds or business incubators) and facilitate the establishment of their start-up business in Canada.

With the advantage of being one of the leading and most stable economies in the world, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada hopes the program will create the second “Silicon Valley” in North America for the country.


The Start-up Visa Canada program has its own differences and highlights that can hardly be found in any other immigration program.


  • Approved applicants will be granted Permanent Residence for the whole family.
  • Can apply for Canadian citizenship and keep 2 citizenships.
  • Can live in any province of Canada.
  • Free education from elementary to high school, equivalent undergraduate and graduate tuition fee as Canadian citizens.
  • Receive social security benefits when retirement.


  • Investment cost is only from 250,000 CAD.
  • Must have innovative business ideas.
  • Commitment Certificate and Letter of Support from a designated entity
  • Proficiency in English or French at minimum Canadian Language Benchmark level 5.
  • Intend to settle down in Canada.


Clients sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with JA & Partners and directly interview with designated business incubator after providing:

  • Business / business history CV.
  • Startup idea.
  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent French certificate.

The Start-up idea is accepted.

Conduct interviews with a government-designated career assistance agency.

Customers implement the Global Start-up Development online course to complete all steps of planning Start-up.

Signing a support contract (Term Sheet).

Pay the start-up support fee (Incubation).

Apply for Work Permit (average admission in 4-6 weeks).

Client receives Work Permit.

Come to Canada and develop a start-up under direct guidance from a team of experts.

At the same time, JA & Partners and attorney will apply for Permanent Resident for clients (average acceptance in 12-16 months).

Why choose JA & Partners ?

JA & Partners was founded by a more-than-10-year-experience team in immigration industry. We have experienced handling difficult applications especially documents requiring financial proofing, such as the US, Australia, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean program . Our partners are global leading law firms with 100% approval, as well as 40-year-experience reputable real estate investment corporations.

Our professional and dedicated relationship management team will ensure all your requirements, support, and follow up during the application process and even when investors migrate to countries.


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