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Self-Employed Person

The Self-Employed Persons Program is for individuals with self-employed experience as farmers, athletes (at an international level), or artisans.

To qualify the Self-Employed Persons Program, an applicant must demonstrate that he or she has relevant agricultural, artistic, or athletic experience that will allow the applicant to be successfully self-employed in Canada and to make a significant contribution to their field.

Relevant experience consists of at least two years of experience either as self-employed or participating at a world class level in art, culture, recreation, or sport activities designated by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (See below List).

Applicants who intend to purchase a farm must have at least two years of farm management experience.

Applicants are also assessed based on their education, experience, age, English/French language ability, and adaptability.

Professional Occupations in Art and Culture

5111 Librarians

5112 Conservators and Curators

5113 Archivists

5121 Authors and Writers

5122 Editors

5123 Journalists

5124 Professional Occupations in Public Relations and Communications

5125 Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters

5131 Producers, Directors, Choreographers and Related Occupations

5132 Conductors, Composers and Arrangers

5133 Musicians and Singers

5134 Dancers

5135 Actors and Comedians

5136 Painters, Sculptors and Other Visual Artists

Technical and Skilled Occupations in Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport

5211 Library and Archive Technicians and Assistants

5212 Technical Occupations Related to Museums and Art Galleries

5221 Photographers

5222 Film and Video Camera Operators

5223 Graphic Arts Technicians

5224 Broadcast Technicians

5225 Audio and Video Recording Technicians

5226 Other Technical and Co-ordinating Occupations in Motion Pictures, Broadcasting and the Performing Arts

Technical and Skilled Occupations in Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport

5227 Support Occupations in Motion Pictures, Broadcasting and the Performing Arts

5231 Announcers and Other Broadcasters

5232 Other Performers

5241 Graphic Designers and Illustrators

5242 Interior Designers

5243 Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers

5244 Artisans and Craftspersons

5245 Patternmakers - Textile, Leather and Fur Products

5251 Athletes

5252 Coaches

5253 Sports Officials and Referees

5254 Program Leaders and Instructors in Recreation, Sport and Fitness

For Individual who are interested in immigrating to the Province of Quebec, there is a separate selection system.

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