Self Employed Class

The federal Self-Employed Class is geared towards applicants who have relevant self-employment experience as well as the intention and the ability to create their own employment and make a significant contribution to the cultural, artistic or athletic life of Canada, or to create their own employment by purchasing and managing a farm in Canada.

A successful applicant is one who has at least two years of relevant experience in:

1- self-employment in cultural activities or in athletics;
2- participation at a world-class level in cultural activities or athletics; or
3-farm management experience.