Business Visa Programs Chart

 

Net Worth Investment* Deposit Years Experience Language Required Must Visit Other
Work Permit to Permanent Residence Program
Work Permit to PR (WP2PR) No Enough funds to buy/start a business No No No No Work visa first, then apply for PR
Investors: passive investment into a government approved fund*
Quebec Re-Opening Aug 31, 2015 $1,600,000 $800,000 $220,000 2 out of 5 No No
Federal Investor $10 Million $2 Million $2 Million 2 out of 5 No No Very fast!
Provincial Programs: Must buy/start and manage a business in Canada
British Columbia (BC) $600,000 $200,000 2 of last 5 No Yes Nomination after business starts. Can nominate 1 key staff.
Saskatchewan $500,000 $200,000 $75,000 3 out of 5 No No
Manitoba $350,000 $150,000 $100,000 Senior level No No
New Brunswick $300,000 $125,000 $75,000 Any Functional Yes  Closed
Ontario Millions $1-3 Million No Yes No Yes Co-nominate key staff
PEI $600,000 $150,000 $200,000 Several IETLS 4 Yes Less than 55 years old
Northwest Territories $500,000 $150,000 $75,000 Some Yes Yes
Yukon $250,000 $150,000 Some IELTS 6 Certain priority industries
Quebec Entrepreneur $300,000 $100,000 No 2 out of 5 No No Conditions after landing

 

*VisaV can arrange loans for investment