Business people come to Canada for a variety of reasons, including taking advantage of trade deals that make doing business and investing in Canada easier. The following are the details:
This agreement allows citizens of Canada, the United States, and Mexico to easily travel to each other’s countries for business and investment. CUSMA applies to four different types of businesspeople:
This is another free trade arrangement that allows citizens of other countries to do business in Canada while also visiting another country for a limited period of time. The rules and regulations are, however, close to those of CUSMA.
GATS allows it easier for foreigners to do business in Canada by allowing them access to the services sector.
This is for the 140 member countries of the World Trade Organization. This category includes the following categories of businesspeople:
Business people come to Canada under a free trade agreement for business purpose or investment purpose.Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Business people can enter and work in Canada if they qualify under one of these agreements:
To qualify as a business visitor to Canada, you must show that:
Make sure that you have the following documents when you arrive at the border (don’t pack them in your suitcase):
|Visitor visa (including super visa) – per person
Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa What’s this?
|Visitor visa – per family (1 fee per family of 5 or more people)
Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa What’s this?; maximum fee for a family of 5 or more people applying at the same time and place
|Extend your stay as a visitor – per person
|Restore your status as a visitor
Visa fee not needed
Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada