PROVINCIAL NOMINEE BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAMS
Business or entrepreneur immigration is recommended for those who want to or can invest in Canada. By investing in Canada, you are entering into a bilateral collaboration with the government of Canada as you are contributing to its overall economic development and generating jobs with your business while you are also gaining economically from it.
The business entrepreneur immigration stream comes under the provincial nominee program.
WHAT IS PROVINCIAL NOMINEE PROGRAM?
Provincial nomination is another way to apply for Canadian permanent residency, besides express entry.
Through the provincial nominee program, individuals can apply to a province and if they meet the requirements of that province, they will be sent an invitation to apply.
The following are somethings that the province considers during provincial nominee program application selection
- Education credentials Assessment
- Language – French and English proficiency
- Practicing occupation of the candidate
The practicing occupation of the candidate should be as per the occupation demand list of Canada or the occupation demand list of that province.
The canadian provinces to which you can apply for business entrepreneur program under provincial nominee program are –
- Alberta business entrepreneur program
- British Columbia business entrepreneur program
- Manitoba business entrepreneur program
- Ontario business entrepreneur program
- Nova Scotia business entrepreneur program
- Newfoundland and Labrador business entrepreneur program
- Prince Edward Island business entrepreneur program
- New Brunswick business entrepreneur program
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM OF BRITISH COLUMBIA PNP
British Columbia is known for having a flexible yet competitive market.
There are three investor streams under the business entrepreneur program of British Columbia PNP.
|STREAM||WHO IS IT FOR?||ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA|
|British columbia Entrepreneur immigration stream||Experienced managers Business owners Willing to invest in British Columbia business||Minimum net worth of CAD 600,000Minimum investment of CAD 200,000The business should create at least one full time job for a canadian citizen Canadian language benchmark CLB – Level 4|
|British columbia Entrepreneur Regional Pilot Immigration Stream||Experienced businessmen Investors They should be willing to expand/establish a business in smaller communities of British columbia||Minimum net worth of CAD 300,000Minimum investment of 100,000The business should create at least one full time job for a canadian citizen Canadian language benchmark CLB – Level 4Exploratory visit in the target community|
|British Columbia Entrepreneur strategic projects immigration||Foreign companies willing to establish a business in British columbia Chief staff members who wish to get permanent residency||Minimum net worth of CAD 600,000Minimum investment of CAD 500,000The business should create three full time jobs for Canadian citizens.Canadian language benchmark CLB – Level 4Expand or purchase an existing established company in British Columbia|
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM OF SASKATCHEWAN PNP
Home to lush green meadows and a vibrant environment. The Saskatchewan PNP creates many opportunities for those willing to invest in the province and attain a Canada PR under the Saskatchewan provincial nominee program.
The Saskatchewan business entrepreneur program has two streams under it.
|Sskatchewan entrepreneur streams||Businessmen and entrepreneurs wishing to invest in Saskatchewan or invest/buy a Saskatchewan origination/established company||Minimum net work of CAD 500,000Minimum investment of CAD 300,000Minimum managerial experience of 3 yearsShould submit an Expression of interest (EOI) letterThe business should create at least one full time job for a canadian citizen Canadian language benchmark CLB – Level 4|
|Saskatchewan international graduate entrepreneur stream||Foreign nations with student visa who completed their post graduation from a saskatchewan institute||Minimum age 21Post graduation from a saskatchewan instituteValid student visa and work permitMinimum CLB – 7 Sign a business performance agreement Should submit an expression of interest (EOI) letter|
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM OF MANITOBA PNP
The province of Manitoba has alot of economic opportunities for businessmen and investors, it is diverse in its population too.
The Manitoba business entrepreneur program under provincial nominee program consists of the business entrepreneur team. The eligibility criteria for the same is mentioned below.
|Manitoba business investor stream||For national foreigners willing to invest or establish a business in Manitoba||Minimum business management experience of 3 yearsMinimum CLB level 5Minimum net worth of CAD 500,000Minimum investment of CAD 250,000|
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM OF NOVA SCOTIA PNP
Famous for its serene lakes, Nova Scotia is known for its low cost of living and a clean, decent business environment. It is one of the most preferred places for foreign nationals to start a business in canada.
The nova scotia business entrepreneur program under nova scotia provincial nominee program consists of two streams.
|The nova scotia entrepreneur stream||Businessmen and managerial experts who wish to establish or buy a business in Nova Scotia||Minimum age of 21Minimum net worth of CAD 600,000Minimum investment of CAD 150,000 Minimum business management experience of 3 yearsMinimum CLD level – 5Obtain a work permit for establishing a business for 2 yearsSubmission of expression of interest (EOI)|
|Nova Scotia International graduate entrepreneur stream||International students graduating from an institute in nova scotiaIntends to hold permanent residency in canada||Minimum 1 year of business management experienceMust hold a valid visaPlan to settle in nova scotiaMinimum CLB level – 7Must have completed post graduation from a university in Nova scotiaSubmit an Expression of Interest|
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM OF ONTARIO PNP
One of the most densely populated Canadian provinces. Ontario is characterized by a stable yet competitive business market. It is an ideal place for business investors and entrepreneurs.
The Ontario business entrepreneur program under Ontario provincial nominee program has one stream – Ontario Business Entrepreneur stream.
|Ontario business entrepreneur stream||For national foreigners willing to invest or establish a business in Ontario Willing to get Canadian PR||Minimum business management experience of 2 years Minimum networth of the individual should be CAD 600,000If the business is being set up in the Greater toronto area, the minimum investment should be CAD 600,000If the business is being set up in the IT sector, the minimum investment should be CAD 200,000If the business is outside Greater toronto area, minimum investment should be CAD 200,000Submission of expression of interest (EOI) letter|
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM OF NEW BRUNSWICK PNP
The New Brunswick business entrepreneur program under New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program consists of two streams.
|Entrepreneurial stream||Businessmen and investors willing to invest in businesses in new brunswick||Must be within the age group 22-55Minimum CLB level – 5Minimum network CAD 600,000Minimum deposit CAD 100,000Should have a business plan Conduct an exploratory visit to brunswickWilling to settle in new brunswick Must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)|
|Post graduate entrepreneurial stream||International students graduating from new brunswick institutes.||Must be within the age group 22-40Minimum CLB level – 7Minimum network CAD 600,000Minimum deposit CAD 100,000Should have a business plan Conduct an exploratory visit to brunswickWilling to settle in new brunswick Must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)|
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM OF ALBERTA PNP
A major agriculture state, The Alberta business entrepreneur program under Alberta provincial nominee program constitutes of three streams.
|Alberta foreign graduate entrepreneur stream||International students planning to launch a startup in Alberta and seek permanent residency in canada.||Must be within the age group 22-40Minimum CLB level – 7Minimum network CAD 600,000Minimum deposit CAD 100,000Should have a business plan Willing to settle in albertaMust submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)|
|Alberta graduate entrepreneur stream||International students who have done post graduation in alberta and wish to settle there||Must be within the age group 22-40Minimum CLB level – 7Minimum network CAD 600,000Minimum deposit CAD 100,000Should have a business plan Must be a graduate from an Alberta institute Willing to settle in AlbertaMust submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)|
|Alberta rural entrepreneur stream||Businessmen willing to invest in rural alberta||Must be within the age group 22-55Minimum CLB level – 5Minimum network CAD 600,000Minimum deposit CAD 100,000Should have a business plan Conduct an exploratory visit to AlbertaWilling to settle in AlbertaMust submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)|
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM OF YUKON PNP
The Yukon business entrepreneur program under Yukon provincial nominee program consists of Yukon business nominee program.
|Yukon business nominee program.||Businessmen and investors willing to invest in businesses in Yukon||The applicant must have a minimum net worth of $500,000.Minimum investment of $300,000 in the first two years has to be made by the applicant. Applicants must score a minimum of 65 points on the assessment grid. Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of business management experience Candidates must have work experience related to the field of business of 5 years. The applicant plans to live in Yukon permanently. Must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)|
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM OF NORTHWEST TERRITORIES PNP
The Northwest territories business entrepreneur program under Northwest territories provincial nominee program consists of Northwest territories business stream.
|Northwest territories business stream.||Businessmen and investors willing to invest in businesses in Northeast territories.||Candidate must make a minimum investment of $300,000 if the business is incorporated within the boundaries of Yellowknife, NWT Candidates must make a minimum investment of $250,000 if the business is incorporated outside Yellowknife, NWT. Applicants must hold at least 33% as personal equity of the business. Applicant has to pay $75,000 as a deposit while signing the Business Performance Agreement Candidates must have a score of CLB Level 4 in a certified language proficiency test. Applicants must have ample financial resources and industry experience. Must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)|
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM OF PRINCE EDWARD PNP
The Prince Edward Island PNP operates the P.E.I Business Immigration Program Eligibility.
Candidates arrive in Canada on temporary work visas and establish and operate a business for two years and then they become eligible to be nominated for Canada PR.
The following businesses are considered invalid for the P.E.I business immigration application :
- Hobby farms
- Pawn Shop
- Cash machine businesses
- Home based businesses
- Payday loan and Cheque cashing businesses
- Loan Companies
- Investment companies
- Real estate businesses
The business should have assets worth CAD 150,000 and be free of debts.
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR PNP
The Newfoundland and Labrador business entrepreneur program under Newfoundland and Labrador provincial nominee program consists of two streams.
|International entrepreneur category||Foreign entrepreneurs and investors with business management experience who plan to start or purchase a business in Newfoundland and Labrador.||The applicant must have a minimum net worth of $600,000.The applicant has to make a minimum investment worth $200,000.The applicant should have at least two years of business management experience The applicant must have attained a score of CLB Level 5 in a certified language proficiency test.|
|International graduate entrepreneur category||International students who have done post graduation in newfoundland and labrador and wish to settle there||The applicant should have completed post graduation from a university in Newfoundland.The applicant should have at least 1 year of business management experienceThe applicant must have attained a score of CLB Level 7 in a language proficiency test.|
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