New Brunswick PNP Business Immigration Program
New Brunswick offers you the opportunity to lead a successful business with a unique mix of competitive business costs, quality products and services, and the ability to deliver efficient processes and quality services.
Applicants must demonstrate their business experience of managing a successful business. Applicants need to make at least one exploratory visit to New Brunswick and meet with provincial officials. Applicants must have sufficient funds for the business. In addition, applicants must score a minimum of 50 points for the points system set by New Brunswick PNP. The points are based on your age, education, work experience, language ability, and adaptability. Greater consideration will be given to applicants with business plans that create employment for people other than the applicant’s family members in New Brunswick.
- You are between 22 and 55 years of age.
- You have sufficient English and, or French language ability to actively manage a business in New Brunswick. Required language test with the score of CLB 5.
- You have, at a minimum, 2-year diploma post secondary school.
- You will live, and operate a business in New Brunswick.
- You have relevant and proven management experience in three of the last five years.
- You demonstrate an understanding of the business environment in New Brunswick.
- You will prepare a business plan of economic benefit to New Brunswick.
- You have a personal net worth of at least $600,000 CAD. At least 50% of the net worth should be current assets.
- You will invest $250,000 CAD in creating or acquiring a business.
- You will submit all required forms and supporting documents.
- You will submit a signed copy of the Deposit Agreement and a conditionally refundable deposit of $100,000 CAD, prior to nomination.
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Did you know that …
- New Brunswick is the largest of the three provinces on the east coast of Canada. They are called the Maritime provinces or, simply, the Maritimes. The others are Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The Atlantic provinces include the Maritimes and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- New Brunswick covers more than 73,000 sq.
- km (28,000 sq. miles).
- New Brunswick has a coastline more than
- 2,000 km (1,400 miles) long.
- New Brunswick has eight cities: Bathurst,
- Campbellton, Dieppe, Edmundston,
- Fredericton (the capital), Miramichi,
- Moncton and Saint John.
- New Brunswick has 748,319 people.
- New Brunswick is Canada’s only officially bilingual province. Its official languages are English and French.
New Brunswick is in eastern Canada, surrounded by three provinces and one American state. To the or the and west is Quebec, where French is the official language. To the west is Maine, one of the 50 states making up the United States of America. The rest of the province is nearly entirely surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. To the east is the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The warm waters of the Northumberland Strait are between New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. To the south is the beautiful but cold Bay of Fundy, nearly entirely separating New Brunswick from Nova Scotia Canada, including New Brunswick, is connected by a national highway network called the Trans-Canada Highway. The New Brunswick portion consists mainly of Route 2, which runs more-or-less diagonally from Quebec in the northwest to Nova Scotia in the southeast. There is also Route 16, which runs from the southeastern corner of New Brunswick, at Route 2 near Sackville, to the famous Confederation Bridge leading to Prince Edward Island. Canada became a country in 1867. New Brunswick was one of the first four provinces to join; the others were Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. The national capital is Ottawa, Ontario. Canada is the second-largest country in the world in terms of area.
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