Investment Programs

Provincial Nominee Programs

PNP Programs

Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) are available in most provinces in Canada. PNP applicants must have the intention to live in the Province that they apply for. Instead of submitting a Permanent Residency application directly to Canada Federal Government, PNP applicants would need to first get a “Nomination” from a provincial government. It is an alternate path to immigrate to Canada and in general the bar is lower than Federal programs. You may also consider the Start Up Visa (SUV) program that allows entrepreneurs to immigrate to Canada to establish a new business.

Business PNP Programs

There are mainly two PNP streams, one is for skilled workers and the other one is for business applicants. Business PNP program provides an immigration path which is no longer offered by the Canada Federal government. However, only few provinces are still active with their Business PNP Programs.

British Columbia British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP)
- Entrepreneur Work Permit
- Entrepreneur Work Permit (Regional Pilot)
Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)
- Entrepreneur Work Permit
Ontario Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)
- Entrepreneur Work Permit
Prince Edward Island Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)
- Entrepreneur Work Permit


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