PNP Business Immigrant

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Provincial Nomination Programs – Entrepreneur Category:

Province Minimum personal net worth Minimum investment Business management experience Business plan Government deposit Performance agreement Exploratory visit
British Columbia $600,000 $200,000 Required Required Not Required Required – If the requirements are met within 20 months, the BC PNP will nominate the individual for permanent residence. Recommended
Manitoba $350,000 $150,000 and ownership of at least 1/3 of an eligible business Required – Previous business ownership or a minimum of 3 years of senior management experience Required $100,000 refundable deposit Participate in day-to-day management of business Recommended
New Brunswick

SUSPENDED

$300,000 $125,000 Required – previous business ownership or senior management experience Required $75,000 refundable deposit Participate in day-to-day management of business Required at least 5 days
Northwest Territories $500,000 (if buying a business in the city of Yellowknife) $300,000 in a business in the city of Yellowknife Required Required $75,000 refundable deposit Required in order to obtain a work permit Required
Ontario $3,000,000 and ownership of at least 1/3 of a business OR make an investment of $1,000,000 Required Required Not Required Participate in day-to-day management of business & create at least 5 new jobs for Canadians or permanent residents Required
Prince Edward Island
100% Ownership
$600,000 $150,000 Required Required $200,000 Participate in day-to-day management of business Reauired
Prince Edward Island
Partial Ownership
$600,000 $150,000 and ownership of at least 1/3 of a business OR make an investment of $1,000,000 Required Required $200,000 Participate in day-to-day management of business Required
Quebec

CAPPED OUT

$300,000 $100,000 – representing at least 25% of capital equity Required -minimum of 2 years of business management experience in the last 5 years Required Not Required Participate in day-to-day management of business Recommended
Saskatchewan $500,000 $300,000 in Saskatoon or Regina OR $200,000 in any other community AND ownership of at least 1/3 of an eligible business Required – minimum of 3 years of business management experience Required Not Required Participate in day-to-day management of business & create new jobs for Canadians or permanent residents Required, for purposes of purchasing or part-purchasing a business
Yukon $250,000 (including $150,000 in liquid assets) $150,000 and ownership of at least 1/3 of a business Required  -minimum of 1-2 years of business management experience Required Not Required Not required, Instead the principal applicant will have a letter of support in order to obtain a work permit Not required, but an interview must take place in Yukon.
**additional deposit of $10,000 if language results are below Canadian Language Benchmark 5

** Additional selection criteria may apply for each province.