Certain provinces have their own Business Immigration programs within their Provincial Nomination Programs (PNP).
Certain Canadian provinces will nominate applicants for fast-track Permanent Residency under their Business Immigration Programs. If you are interested in living in one of these provinces, you may want to make your business investment there.
Provincial Nomination Programs with a Business Immigration (Entrepreneur) Category:
|Province||Minimum personal net worth||Minimum investment required||Business management experience required?||Government deposit required?||Additional selection criteria?|
|Manitoba||$350,000||$150,000||Yes: Previous business ownership or a minimum of 3 years of senior management experience||$75,000 refundable deposit||Yes|
|Saskatchewan||$300,000||$150,000 and ownership of at least 1/3 of an eligible business||Yes: minimum of 3 years of business management experience||$75,000 refundable deposit||Yes|
|British Columbia||$400,000||$200,000 and ownership of at least 1/3 of an eligible business||Yes||Optional Fast Track Option: $125,000 refundable deposit||Yes|
|New Brunswick||$300,000||$125,000||Yes: previous business ownership or senior management experience||$75,000 refundable deposit||Yes – basic proficiency in one of Canada’s official languages|
|Quebec||$300,000||$100,000 – representing at least 25% of capital equity||Yes: minimum of 2 years of business management experience in the last 5 years||No||Yes|