Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) regularly updates the processing times in all programs and streams. The processing time for Federal Self-Employed Persons Program is now 21 months. The processing time for the Start-Up Visa candidates is 12 to 16 months. Candidates in Quebec business class will need to wait 54 months. Business-candidates in the Entrepreneur streams of the Provincial Nominee Programs will need to wait between 15 to 19 months, plus the time required to get the provincial nomination.