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Business Investment in Canada

 

Ontario
OINP Entrepreneur Stream

Minimum Requirements:

  • Investment: $200,000 or $600,000 (depending on location and sector) with 33.3% equity per nominee.

  • Net worth: $400,000 or $800,000 (depending on location and sector) per nominee.

  • 2 years of work experiences as

    • Business owner OR​

    • Senior manager in the last 5 years

  • Create 1-2 full time jobs (depends on location and sector)

  • Planning to live in Ontario

New Brunswick
Entrepreneurial Stream

Minimum Requirements:​

  • 22-55 years of age

  • 2 years post-secondary education

  • Net worth: $600,000 ($300,000 available funds)

  • Investment: $250,000

  • 33.3% business ownership for 3 years of the last 5 OR senior manager for 5 years of the last 5; AND responsible for 2 employees

  • Over 5 days of exploratory visit and interview

  • Sing deposit agreement for $100,000

  • Create 2 full-time jobs

Nova Scotia
Entrepreneur Stream

Minimum Requirements:​

  • 21+ years of age

  • Highschool diploma

  • Net worth: $600,000 

  • Investment: $150,000

  • Relevant business experience in the last 10 years​​

    • 3 years as active business owner-manager (33.33% ownership) OR​

    • more than 5 years as senior manager

  • Prove language Proficiency of CLB5 in English or French 

  • Start a new business or buy an existing one in NS and actively managing it

  • PR nomination after 1 year of business operations. 

Investment Business Smartly

Canada has different business investment immigration programs (Entrepreneur Streams) . Financial and business Conditions change depending on the province that you would like to start your project in.

Our job is to choose the best for your own situation so you would have the best chance to success  and get your permanent residency in Canada.

Newfoundland & Labrador​
Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program

International Entrepreneur Category (NLPNP)

Minimum Requirements:​

  • 21-59 years of age

  • Highschool diploma + ECA if applicable

  • Net worth: $600,000 

  • Investment: $200,000 with 33.33% ownership OR $1 million equity.

  • 25% business ownership for 2 years of the last 5 OR senior manager for 5 years of the last 10.

  • Prove language Proficiency of CLB5

  • Create 1 full-time job

  • Actively manage the business for 1 year (under a valid work permit) before PR nomination.

British Columbia
BC PNP - ENTREPRENEUR IMMIGRATION

Minimum Requirements:​

  • 21-59 years of age

  • Highschool diploma + ECA if applicable

  • Net worth: $600,000 

  • Investment: $200,000 with 33.33% ownership OR $1 million equity.

  • 25% business ownership for 2 years of the last 5 OR senior manager for 5 years of the last 10.

  • Prove language Proficiency of CLB5

  • Create 1 full-time job

  • Actively manage the business for 1 year (under a valid work permit) before PR nomination.

Manitoba
Business Investor Stream

Farm Investor Pathway

Minimum Requirements:​

  • Net worth: $500,000

  • Investment: At least $300,000. You are expected to establish a farming business in rural Manitoba.

  • Minimum of three years farm ownership and operation experience supported by verifiable documents. 

  • You must conduct a Farm Business Research Visit to Manitoba.

  • You are required to live on the farm and actively participate in the management of the farm business on an ongoing basis from within Manitoba.

Manitoba
Business Investor Stream
Entrepreneur Pathway

Minimum Requirements:​

  • Net worth: $500,000

  • Investment: $250,00 with Manitoba Capital Region or $150,000 outside the Manitoba Capital Region.

  • High school diploma

  • 3 years of experience as active business owner or senior manager in the last 5 years. 

  • Own 33.33% business

  • Create or maintain 1 full-time job

  • Establish or purchase a business or become partner in an existing one; within 2 years of arrival on a work permit. 

Alberta

Self-employed Farmer

applicants of Self-Employed Farmer stream must satisfy the following

Minimum Requirements:​

  • Net worth: $500,000

  • Investment: $500,00

  • Education, training and work/management experience in farming

  • Business plan

  • Canadian financial institution willing to finance project

  • in-person interview to determine eligibility

Prince Edward Island

Minimum Requirements:

  • 21-59 years of age

  • High school diploma 

  • Net worth: $600,000 

  • Investment: $150,000

  • Start a new business in PEI

  • CLB 4 language proficiency

  • Have employment or business ownership experience

  • Operate the business for 12 months before receiving nomination

Saskatchewan

Minimum Requirements:​

  • 22-55 years of age

  • 2 years post-secondary education

  • Net worth: $500,000 

  • Investment: $300,000 in Regina/Saskatoon OR $200,000 in other regions

  • 33.3% business ownership or $1,000,000 investment

  • 3 years of relevant business experience in the past 10 years

  • For Regina/Saskatoon: create 2 job positions