Canada’s Provincial Nominees Programs

//Canada’s Provincial Nominees Programs

ONTARIO
INVESTOR
Eligibility Criteria:
1. Must invest CAD 3,000,000 or CAD 1,000,000 or %33.334 for each individual through a business plan.
2. Must receive an endorsement from Ontario Deputy Level Ministry for the investment and number of key positions requested.
3. Investment must create at least five full-time jobs.
4. Investor may request maximum of twenty five nominee positions depend on the number of jobs creations.
5. PNP deposit is not required
6. A Performance Agreement must be signed
7. Applicant will land under Immigrant Visa (PR)
8. Application fee is CAD 3,500 per applicant

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Entrepreneur

Process:
– Online Application EOI
– Requires ITA for some nationals
– Cap for every month is 200 applications
– Applicant will land under two years’ work permit and to apply for a PR must live in the province for at least 75% of the time prior to the PR application.
– Application fee is CAD 300 plus CAD 3,500 per applicant and CAD 1,000.
Eligibility Criteria:
1. English Language proficiency is required
2. Must have Net worth of CAD 600,000 which must be verified by qualified supplier
3. Must invest CAD 200,000 or CAD 400,000 with one key staff
4. Must have post-secondary education/ or related business experience
5. Must have Three years relevant experience for own business within past 5 years/ or four years relevant experience as a senior manager within past 10 years
6. Must create a new business or purchase an existing business through a business plan
7. Must create one full-time job or three full-time jobs if bring one key staff
8. There is no PNP deposit in case of moving to another province
9. An exploratory visit recommended
10. Must sign a Performance Agreement

Strategic Projects – Outside Vancouver and Abbotsford areas
Eligibility Criteria:
1. English Language proficiency is required
2. Must have Net worth of CAD 600,000 which must be verified by qualified supplier
3. Must invest CAD 500,000 with five key staffs
4. Must have post-secondary education/ or related business experience
5. Must have Three years relevant experience for own business within past 5 years/ or four years relevant experience as a senior manager within past 10 years
6. Must purchase an existing business through a business plan outside Vancouver and Abbotsford areas, operated by same owner for five years, with employees other than a family member.
7. Must create three full-time job for each key staff that brought for the business
8. Must operate the business for one year prior nomination
9. Must sign a Performance Agreement
10. There is no PNP deposit in case of moving to another province
11. An exploratory visit recommended

Prince Edward Island
Business Impact Categories
I. 100% Ownership category
Eligibility Criteria:
1. Applicant must be 21-59 years old
2. Must have Net worth of CAD 600,000
3. Must invest CAD 150,000
4. Must have at least high school diploma
5. Must have at least IELTS band score of 4.0
6. Must submit a Business Proposal, a Business Plan, and a Settlement Plan
7. Must purchase 100% ownership of an existing business or start a new business in the province
8. Must sign an Escrow Account Agreement and deposit CAD 200,000.
9. There is a refund policy about the deposit funds which are as following:
– CAD 25,000 after six months of receiving PR
– CAD 25,000 after one year of receiving PR
– CAD 150,000 upon completion of Escrow Agreement.
10. An exploratory visit recommended
11. Application fee is CAD 7,500 per applicant

II. Partial Ownership
Eligibility Criteria:
1. Applicant must be 21-59 years old
2. Must have Net worth of CAD 600,000
3. Must invest CAD 150,000
4. Must have at least high school diploma
5. Must have at least IELTS band score of 4.0
6. Must submit a Business Proposal, a Business Plan, and a Settlement Plan
7. Must purchase 33.334% ownership of an existing business or start a new business in the province
8. Must sign an Escrow Account Agreement and deposit CAD 200,000.
9. There is a refund policy about the deposit funds which are as following:
– CAD 25,000 after six months of receiving PR
– CAD 25,000 after one year of receiving PR
– CAD 150,000 upon completion of Escrow Agreement.
10. An exploratory visit recommended
11. Application fee is CAD 7,500 per applicant


III. Work Permit

Eligibility Criteria:
1. Applicant must be 21-59 years old
2. Must have Net worth of CAD 600,000
3. Must invest CAD 150,000
4. Must have at least high school diploma
5. Must have at least IELTS band score of 4.0
6. Must submit a Business Proposal, a Business Plan, and a Settlement Plan
7. Must purchase 33.334% ownership of an existing business or start a new business in the province or invest CAD 1,000,000.
8. Must sign a Performance Agreement
9. Will enter to Canada under Work Permit before do the investment
10. An exploratory visit recommended
11. Application fee is CAD 7,500 per applicant

NEW BRUNSWICK
Business Applicants
Eligibility Criteria:
1. There is a passing mark of 50 points
2. Applicant must be 22-55 years old
3. Language proficiency can obtain points
4. Must have Net worth of CAD 300,000 which must be verified by qualified supplier
5. Must invest CAD 125,000
6. Must have a high school diploma
7. Must have two years relevant business management experience within past 5 years
8. Must purchase an existing business through a business plan
9. Must create three full-time job for each key staff that brought for the business
10. Must operate the business for one year prior nomination
11. Must sign a Deposit Agreement for CAD 75,000
12. There is a refund policy. The deposit funds will refund once the business is established within two years of obtaining PR status and has been operating for one year.
13. An exploratory visit of minimum 5 days and being interviewed.
14. Application fee is CAD 2,000 per applicant.

YUKON
Eligibility Criteria: Pass Mark 56 Points
1. Must have Net worth of CAD 250,000 including CAD 150,000 of liquid assets
2. Must invest CAD 150,000
3. Must have at least high school diploma
4. Must have at least English IELTS band score of 6.0 or French TEF 400
5. Must submit a Business Proposal, a Business Plan, and a Settlement Plan
6. Must purchase 33.334% ownership of an existing business or start a new business in an eligible sector in the province or invest CAD 1,000,000.
7. Must sign a Performance Agreement and submit a business and resettlement plan to implement within two years before nomination for PR.
8. Will enter to Canada under two years’ Work Permit before do the investment
9. An exploratory visit is required and will being interviewed
10. There is no Escrow or Deposit policy

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
Eligibility Criteria:
1. Must have Net worth of CAD 500,000 to be eligible to invest in Yellowknife, or must have Net worth of CAD 250,000 to be eligible to invest outside Yellowknife
2. Must invest CAD 250,000 in Yellowknife, or CAD 150,000 outside Yellowknife
3. Must have at least high school diploma
4. Must have at least English IELTS band score of 6.0 or French TEF 400
5. Must have three years business management experience within past five years.
6. Must submit a Business Proposal, a Business Plan, and a Settlement Plan
7. Must purchase an existing business or start a new business in the province through a business plan.
8. Must sign an Escrow Account Agreement and deposit CAD 75,000.
9. Must sign a Performance Agreement
10. An exploratory visit is required and will being interviewed.

MANITOBA

Eligibility Criteria: Pass mark is 60 points
1. Must have Net worth of CAD 350,000
2. Must invest CAD 150,000 in tangible assets
3. Education and Language can earn points.
4. Must have three years business management experience within past five years.
5. Must submit a Business Proposal, a Business Plan, and a Settlement Plan
6. Must purchase 33.334% of an existing business or start a new business, or invest CAD 1,000,000 in the province through a business plan within two years after become a PR
7. Must sign an Escrow Account Agreement and deposit CAD 100,000. The funds will be refund once the business is operational and the applicant is living in the province.
8. Must sign a Performance Agreement
9. An exploratory visit of minimum five days is required and will being interviewed.
10. Application fee is $2,500 per applicant.

SASKATCHEWAN
Entrepreneur

Eligibility Criteria:
1. Must have Net worth of CAD 500,000
2. Must invest CAD 300,000 in Regina or Saskatoon, or CAD 200,000 in other regions
3. Must have three years business management experience within past five years.
4. Must submit a Business Proposal, a Business Plan, and a Settlement Plan
5. Must purchase 33.334% of an existing business or start a new business, or invest CAD 1,000,000 in the province through a business plan within two years after become a PR
6. Must create two full-time jobs for other than relatives
7. Must sign an Escrow Account Agreement and deposit CAD 75,000. The funds will be refund once the business is operational and the applicant is living in the province.
8. Must sign a Performance Agreement
9. An exploratory visit is required and will being interviewed.
10. Application fee is $2,500 per applicant.

Farm Owners / Operators

1) Regular stream

Eligibility Criteria:
1. Must have Net worth of CAD 500,000
2. Must have farm operation acknowledge and experience.
3. Must purchase a farm operation
4. Must sign an Escrow Account Agreement and deposit CAD 75,000 as a good faith. The funds will be refund once the business is operational and the applicant is living in the province.
5. Must sign a Performance Agreement
6. An exploratory visit is required and will being interviewed.
7. Application fee is $2,500 per applicant.

2) Young farmer stream

Eligibility Criteria:
1. Must be under age of 40
2. Must have Net worth of CAD 300,000, verifiable to 80%
2. Must invest CAD 150,000 in the province through a farming proposal
3. Must have three years farm ownership, practical farming or farm management experience.
4. Marketable employment skills
5. Must sign an Escrow Account Agreement and deposit CAD 75,000 as a good faith. The funds will be refund once the business is operational and the applicant is living in the province.
6. Must sign a Performance Agreement
7. An exploratory visit of minimum five days is required and will being interviewed.
8. Application fee is $2,500 per applicant.

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