A single access point to all the government services and information needed to start, run and grow a business in Canada. Links can be found for many topics such as: business start up, tax, statistics, human resources management, importing and exporting and more.
A comprehensive site about Canada targeted at citizens of other countries. Information on visiting Canada, studying, immigrating and doing business with Canada are all readily available.
Locate a person or a business in Canada using name or phone number.
Canada Border Services Agency
Information including useful tools and resources for importing and exporting goods into or out of Canada, documentation requirements, restrictions, international trade agreements, small business as well as information for visitors to Canada, importing goods by mail, and more from the CBSA.
Canada Business Network https://canadabusiness.ca/about/contact/
Provides business assistance through an organized network of service centres across Canada.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Information on dedicated to safeguarding food, animals and plants, which enhances the health and well-being of Canada's people, environment and economy.
Canadian Importers Database
The Canadian Importers Database provides lists of companies importing goods into Canada, by product, by city, and by country of origin.
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
Information on patents, trade-marks, copyrights, industrial design, etc.
The most recent customs tariffs; customs legislation and regulations.
Importing Goods into Canada
A guide to the import process, from reporting and obtaining release of your shipment, to accounting and paying duties and taxes.
Global Affairs Canada
Global Affairs Canada manages Canada’s diplomatic relations, provides consular services to Canadians, promotes the country’s international trade, and leads Canada’s international development and humanitarian assistance.
Income Tax Information for Non-Resident Corporations
Income tax guide for non-resident corporations who do business in Canada.
International Trade Data
Canadian international merchandise trade database – 8 & 10-digit HS levels.
Information on Canadian actions, negotiations and agreements related to international trade, including dispute settlement, as well as links to Websites of various international trade organizations and institutions.
Taxes and Tariffs
Information on taxes and tariffs from the Department of Finance.
Trade Facilitation Office Canada
Assistance to companies from developing countries and transition economy countries wishing to export to Canada.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada Online
Find out everything you need to know about entry requirements to Canada. For work, study or travel, the CIC website has it all.
Submit your questions related to immigrating to Canada to establish a small- or medium-sized business.
Operational Instructions and Guidelines
The policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff.
Working Temporarily in Canada
Apply to work in Canada, extend a work permit or hire a foreign worker.
Canadian Agri-Food Product Suppliers
Databases and directories listing Canadian agri-food suppliers.
Invest in Canada
Assess investment opportunities in Canada with forms and related information for individuals and companies outside of Canada who wish either to start a business or to acquire an existing one. This can help businesses looking to invest or find partners in Canada.
Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)
IRAP is a network that stimulates technological innovation in Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises.