British Columbia (BC)British Columbia is one of the most desired destinations for those wanting to immigrate to Canada. Along with Toronto, Vancouver has been consistently voted as one of the best cities to live in the world by different international organizations.
British Columbia offers 3 categories of investment immigration:
1) Business Skills CategoryIn order to apply to immigrate to Canada under this category you must:
Have a net worth of at least CDN $800,000;
You must be able to make an investment of at least CDN $400,000 to establish an eligible business;
You must at least own 1/3 of the equity of the business;
You must submit a business plan to create at least 3 new jobs for citizens or permanent residents of Canada.
2) Strategic Project CategoryIn order to immigrate to Canada in this category you must:
Invest at least CDN $500,000;
Create at least 3 new jobs for citizens or permanent residents of Canada;
Demonstrate that you and your investment are essential to the proposed business;
Prove that you have a history of good business practices.
3) Regional Business CategoryIf you wish to immigrate to Canada in this category you must:
Have a business project outside of Vancouver and Abbotsford Metropolitan areas;
Have at least a net worth of CDN $400,000;
Make an investment of at least $200,000;
Own at least 1/3 of the equity of the business;
Submit a business plan to create at least a job for a citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
The business endeavors to increase production and export of goods and services, contribute to British Columbia tourism service, an underserved regional market, transfer skills, technology, and science sectors.
ManitobaManitoba is one of the fastest growing and dynamic province in Central Canada with breathtaking scenery. Every year Manitoba welcomes an increasing number of immigrants to Canada.
If you wish to immigrate to Canada through Manitoba’s Investor Program you must:
Visit Manitoba and show an interest to establish a business in this province;
Have at least a personal net worth of CDN $350,000;
Make at least an investment of CDN $150,000;
Have at least 3 years of business experience;
Make a deposit of CDN$75,000 guaranteeing the establishment or purchase of a business within 2 years from obtaining your Permanent Residence Status.
Newfoundland and LabradorNewfoundland and Labrador are beautiful areas with splendid scenery and are the most Easterly Province of Canada attracting hundreds of thousands visitors every year. This province offers a unique investment program, which requires the establishing or purchasing a business among the provinces strategic sector.
A successful applicant must have:
Be willing and able to deposit $100,000, which will be returned once you meet the criteria of performance agreement;
Make an exploratory visit to Newfoundland and Labrador and submit a business plan.
New BrunswickNew Brunswick is a rich and resourceful province in Eastern Canada with thriving forestry, farming, and mining industries.
If you wish to immigrate to Canada through New Brunswick investor Provincial Nomination you must:
Demonstrate business managerial experience;
Have a personal net worth of at least CDN $300,000;
Make an investment of at least CDN $125,000;
Make a deposit of CDN $75,000 returned after meeting your investment conditions;
Have basic knowledge of English and/or French languages;
Make an exploratory visit to New Brunswick.
Nova ScotiaNova Scotia is a province with a lot of culture and tradition. It offers immigration to Canada through Family Business Worker Category a prospective candidate must have a job offer from an employer who is a close relative who owns a business in Nova Scotia and must have the skill experience and license for the job.
Prince Edward Island (PEI)Prince Edward Island is a dynamic province with ample opportunities for employment.
Prince Edward Island offers two ways for you to become a Permanent Resident of Canada through investment:
1) 100% Ownership, to qualify you must:
Have a personal net worth of CDN $400,000;
Invest at least CDN $100,000;
Deposit CDN $100,000;
Manage 100% of the business and have hands on and ongoing management of the day to day activities of the business;
Submit a business plan;
Submit a settlement proposal.