Intra-Company-Transfer Visa

Canada Intra-Company-Transfer Visa


Canada is a well-developed country where a good lifestyle and a high-quality education system are affordable. The intra-company-transfer-visa requires the applicant to be sent to Canada as an executive to set up a subsidiary for a parent company outside of Canada, thus obtaining a work visa. The spouse can work in the local area as well.

Time to permit

5-10 months

Visa-free travel

185 countries and regions

Passport rank

8th in the world

Residency requirement

No residency requirement


Worldwide taxation

Established time

Citizenship program launched in 1986

Business Requirements


To apply for a Canada Intra-Company-Transfer Visa, you need to satisfy following business requirements: 


1. Having at least 1-year experience at vice president level and above or as the director of a core business department in the parent company 3 years prior to application. The position is level 3 or above in enterprise architecture. 


2. The parent company:


(1) More than 15 full-time employees. 


(2) Has established more than 3 years with actual turnover at a required amount; or


(3) Has established more than 5 years with actual turnover at a requirement amount.


3. Open a bank account for the subsidiary and make a deposit at a required amount prior submitting the application.

Program Benefits

Being able to include spouses, children, parents and grandparents in the application.

Eligible for PR and citizenship.

No requirement on language proficiency.