Federal Investor

The application period for the immigrant Investor Venture Capital (IIVC) Pilot Program is closed. The Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada  (IRCC) is not accepting applications at this time.


  • The applicant must have a personal net worth of CDN$10 million or more. The application must have been acquired through lawful business or investment activities
  • The applicant must be willing and able to make an at-risk investment (non-guaranteed) of CDN $2 million in the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital (IIVC) Fund.
  • The applicant will be acquired to enter into an agreement with IRCC committing a sum of CDN $2 million to the IIVC Fund for approximately 15 years.
  • The applicant must meet the minimum language levels of CLB 5 in either English or French for all four-language abilities.
  • The applicant must have a completed Canadian post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate of at least one year or a foreign equivalent, as validated by an original Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report from a IRCC-designated organization.


Personal net worth acquired by inheritance or in the values of primary residence will not count towards the personal net worth requirement.