Businesswoman from the UAE Starts a Canola Business in Canada

A successful pharmaceutical professional from the United Arab Emirates contacted us to advise her on starting a canola processing company in Canada. The client had a budget between CAD $250,000 and CAD $350,000. Below are the facts of this case:

  • The client had a successful career in pharmaceutical medicine and corporate management. Throughout her career she acquired significant medical knowledge and corporate senior management experience;
  • The client has specialist knowledge in the biochemical-production processes, pharmaceutical sales, and production;
  • The client wanted to use her experience and knowledge to start a business in Canada, in which she would own 100% of the shares;
  • The client would undertake the position of the Chief Executive Officer of her Canadian company;
  • One of the key aspects of the immigration plan was to bring her husband and their children to Canada with her; and
  • The client and her family had Pakistani citizenship.

After careful consideration of the client’s key priorities and business objectives, our business immigration lawyers proposed to pursue the C11 Entrepreneur Work Permit immigration route.

The Timeline of the Case

We began the business immigration process by incorporating our client’s company on 28 October 2021.

The business immigration application was submitted on 3 February 2022. It was approved relatively quickly on 14 April 2022. The client received a work permit, her husband received an open work permit, and their children received temporary resident visas and study permits.

The client and her family are looking to arrive in Canada in late spring or early summer! 

Key Takeaways from the Case

It is often that we highlight the procedural intricacies of business immigration due to the overall complexity of the process. However, in this case, we would like to highlight the entrepreneur herself, who is showing remarkable qualities as a foreign businesswoman in Canada.

Firstly, our client started building her business network very early on, before she even came to Canada. She reached out to industry organizations and started developing fruitful relationships with them. Building professional and business networks is crucial for foreign entrepreneurs, as they usually leave all of their connections behind in their home countries. 

Secondly, the client invested in education. She enrolled in a course that is focused on new product development. This is very important, as foreign entrepreneurs tend to solely rely on their business knowledge and experience. By enrolling in a course, she will learn skills and techniques that would help her develop her new product in Canada

Make sure to check out our top 3 tips for foreign entrepreneurs who want to succeed in starting a business in Canada.

Why You Should Choose Sobirovs for Your Business Immigration Needs

In the business immigration field, it is important to be successful in the immigration aspect and also as important to get the business aspect right. Our extensive experience allows us to not only bring you and your business to Canada but also provide you with tailored advice and guidance that can make your business successful. Your business journey doesn’t end when you immigrate to Canada. You start your business endeavor here, and we want you to succeed!

Take these 3 steps to learn more about your business immigration possibilities and let’s team up to achieve your goals today:

  • Step 1: Check your eligibility for business immigration programs using our Free Instant Assessment tool.
  • Step 2: Check our fees using our Fee Calculator. Don’t worry if the fees estimated by the Fee Calculator seem too high. We can give you a discount if your case is strong and if you hire us for multiple immigration projects.
  • Step 3: Book a 1-hour Strategy Meeting with our senior business immigration lawyer to discuss your immigration strategy.

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Immigration to Canada can be very complicated for businesses, business owners, and foreign employees. Hiring business immigration lawyers with the skill, experience, and patience is often crucial to successfully navigating this complex process. The experienced professionals at Sobirovs Law Firm offer tailored legal services in all business and corporate immigration matters. Contact us for more information on how we can help you meet your immigration needs.

We have worked with & represented clients from all walks of life. Always just one call – or click – away, weʼre happy to help you begin your & your familyʼs journey to Canada.

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Lucia Lu
Lucia Lu
I cannot say enough good things about Sobirovs Law Firm’s exceptional team. My work permit application was quite complex and underwent numerous tests, including a rejection from the first attempt. Feruza developed a tailored strategy that contributed to the best chance of success in the resubmission, and her entire team presented my case with unparalleled expertise and genuine care. I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to Maggie, a phenomenal consultant who supported me in every step of the application, took the time to understand my unique situation and answered all my questions patiently. Her in-depth knowledge of the work permit program, proficiency in preparing my application and professional communication were reassuring and truly remarkable. Thanks to your team’s extraordinary work, I can now pursue my business goals in Canada with peace of mind. I am grateful for your hard work and the compassionate support you provided throughout this journey. You have my highest recommendation without any reservations.
Nomin Dunburee
Nomin Dunburee
I had the pleasure of collaborating with the highly skilled professionals at Sobirovs to achieve my goals. Feruza's extensive expertise was invaluable, as she guided me through the most suitable pathway for my business immigration. I am profoundly grateful for choosing Sobirovs and highly recommend their exceptional services!
Bimal Banik
Bimal Banik
I really appreciate Sovirovs professional services ,I am truly happy and satisfied with their team work .I wish them all the best
Amirov Temur
Amirov Temur
I am happy with the help I got from Sobirov Law Firm. They were always there for me : answering my questions and giving me support through the visa application process and with general immigration related questions. They made everything easier and were quick to respond whenever I needed them. I would recommend Sobirov Law Firm to anyone needing visa assistance for Canada. I trusted them, and did not regret! Thanks for all your help! I hope for further cooperation with you.
Yuri l
Yuri l
I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Ms. Feruza Djamalova, Ms. Judy Le and the entire team of Sobirovs Law Firm for their highly professional and excellent work in the complicated process of obtaining approval of our application for the business immigration program. I had several previous refusals over the course of 5 years. At that point, I contacted Sobirovs Law Firm. Their knowledge, competence, and perseverance turned my application into a success! My case was dealt by Feruza and Judy and I sincerely appreciate what an incredible job they have done and how much they have helped us. I believe they have a special gift and talent for assisting their clients. I want to particularly thank Judy for her patience and attention to detail in our case and also for thanks to her diligence, skill and attention to detail. I highly recommend Sobirovs Law Firm to anyone who wants to move to Canada using Business Immigration Programs and is looking for an immigration law firm capable of making a dream come true. They are highly professional and specialized in this field. I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks for their support.
Syed Namdaar Ali
Syed Namdaar Ali
My experience with Sobirov's was very rewarding. Starting from LMIA to Work permit it was a smooth sail. The entire team especially Yulia prepared my case painstakingly. They guided me on every little detail. Special thanks to Feroza, Farukh, Madina and the entire team for making this happen.
Bhrushank Ved
Bhrushank Ved
I had an amazing experience with the Sobirovs in applying for my C11 Work Permit. Feruza, Maggie, Judy and Yulia planned every step of the way and made the process a breeze. Benjamin was also quite knowledgeable and assisted me with the business plan for my application. I recommend Sobirovs team if you plan to expand your existing business or start a new business in Canada. Highly recommended!
Senol Ercetin
Senol Ercetin
Dear Sobirovs Team, I would like to thank you (Yulia, Faruk, Feruza, Madina) for taking care of us closely in obtaining the necessary work permits for the establishment of the Canadian branch of our company and the necessary visas for our family. You have carried out a flawless process. With sincere regards
Rakesh Shrivastava
Rakesh Shrivastava
I had a great experience working with the Sobirov Law Firm. The entire team was professional, prompt, and meticulous in their approach. We started working with them on LMIA under GTS of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. The time it took from creation of an Incorporation to submission and approval of our application was around 8 weeks. Work Permit approval took another 2 weeks. They also helped us get shared office space since it was a new experience for us. They guided us in finding a payroll service provider and a realtor to help with the relocation of the foreign employee. My sincere thanks to Feruza Djamalova and Rakhmad Sobirov (Attorneys), and Yulia Kan (Team Lead).

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