Ontario Investor Class

Program Overview

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program’s Entrepreneur Stream is designed to support individuals from countries outside Canada who are looking to implement a new business initiative or buy an existing business in our province. The program offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to be nominated for permanent resident status once their new business has been successfully established in Ontario.

Program Advantage

  • Enormous business opportunity
  • Able to apply with one business partner
  • Low English requirement

Program Requirement

  • Three years business experience as business owner or senior manager in last 5 years
  • Have at least $80,000 to $150,000 net worth, depending on location of investment
  • Invest $500,000 to $1,500,000, depending on location of investment
  • Make exploratory visit if purchasing existing business
  • Create 2 full-time job
  • Meet CLB 5 when applying for nomination

Application Process