To be eligible as a self-employed person, you must: 

Have relevant experience, and intend and be able to be self-employed in Canada, 

Meet the selection criteria for self-employed people, 

And meet medical, security and other conditions.

Your experience is relevant if you have:

  • taken part in cultural activities or athletics at a world-class level,
  • been self-employed in cultural activities or athletics, or
  • Experience in managing a farm.

You will be assessed based on your experience, education, age, language abilities, and adaptability.