Certain provinces have their own business immigration categories within their
provincial nominee programs
1. Quebec Business Immigration: Investor, Entrepreneur & Self Employed
a. Investor requirements: (Subject to change)
Minimum Net Asset: 1.6 million Canadian dollars- legally earned
Experience: Three years (business or management level employment)
Govt: Deposit 800,000 Canadian Dollars for 5 years (refundable) or
220,000 to third party authorized business group
Application Fee: 15,000CAD+ Federal PR and Landing Fees
b. Quebec Entrepreneurs (Subject to change)
Minimum verifiable net worth CDN$300,000/ (Applicant and/ or spouse)
Investment required CAD $100,000/
Business Experience 2 years minimum
Business Plan needed regular application or acquisition of running business
Visit to Quebec recommended and interview is required
Participate in day to day management of business
c. Quebec Self Employed Class
Required to create own job by practicing a profession or trade on your
Net assets of at least C$ 100,000 that have been legally obtained
At least two years of experience as a self-employed worker in the
profession or trade
age and the age of your spouse, where applicable
the nature and duration of your respective profession training
Language Skill: French and English
Personal quality & knowledge of Quebec
2. Manitoba Business (MPNP-B)
Have a minimum verifiable personal net worth CDN $350,000 (applicant
and or spouse)
Investment required CDN $150,000 into a new or exiting business
Have 3 years of proven experience in managing or owning a business
Make a good faith deposit of CDN $100,000 (refundable) for permanent
Business Intent (Plan) needed
Visit to Manitoba is expected to earn point
Expression of Interest – Online pool system with points factor
3. British Columbo PNP – Business (Entrepreneur)
Minimum verifiable net worth CDN $600,000(Asset of applicant and
Investment required minimum CDN$200,000 (within two years) to
3 years of proven experience in owning a business or managing
Business Plan needed
Visit to BC recommended but mandatory for purchasing business
Pool System with points factor
4. Saskatchewan (SINP) – Entrepreneur
Minimum verifiable net worth of CDN$ 500,000 (Applicant and
Minimum investment required CDN $ 300,000 (Regina and
Saskatoon) & $200,000 (outside) into a new or existing business.
3 years of proven experience in managing or owning a business.
Business Establishment plan needed.
visit & interview to Saskatchewan.
Expression of interest pool system with points factor.
5. Nova Scotia (NANP) Entrepreneur
Net worth of least $600,000 CAD
Minimum investment $ 150,000 CAD of to establish a business in
have at least 3 years experience actively managing and owning a
business (1/3 ownership minimum) or more than 5 years experience
in senior business management role
have a score of at least 5 on the Canadian language benchmark in
speaking, listening, reading and writing in English or French.
Transcript evolution be required.
Expression of interest pool system with points factor
Connection to the Saskatchewan labour market and adaptability.