NBPNP – Entrepreneurial Stream

The Entrepreneurial Stream was developed for experienced business owners and senior managers who wish to become permanent residents by owning a business in New Brunswick (NB) and managing it, while residing in the Province.

Eligibility Requirements

  • have an eligible connection to New Brunswick; and
  • be between 22-55 years of age; and
  • have a score of at least 5 on the Canadian Language Benchmark Test in speaking, listening, reading and writing competencies in English or French; and
  • have completed a minimum of two years of full-time post-secondary education after completing high school; and
  • have a verifiable personal net worth** of at least CAD $600,000 of which CAD $300,000 must be liquid and unencumbered funds; and
  • have at least three out of five years of experience in  managing and owning a business (of at least 33.3%);
    have five years out of five of experience in a senior business management role or more; and
  • want to live permanently in New Brunswick, while owning and  managing a local business; and
  • be able to invest at least $250,000 CAD of your own funds to establish a business in NB.

Priority Sectors

  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Financial Services and Insurance
  • Contact Centres/Back Office Operations
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Professional Services
  • Food Processing
  • Value-added Wood
  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Agriculture 
  • Tourism



**Personal Net Worth Verifiers

If you receive an ITA, you must hire a professional accounting services provider who has been   designated by the Province to complete a Net Worth Verification Report on your behalf. The following is a list of approved Personal Net Worth Verifiers:

MDD Forensic Accountants

Jarrett Reaume
1959 Upper Water Street, Suite 1301
Halifax, NS  B3J 3N2
Tel: 902-406-8886
Fax: 902-422-2388
Email: jreaume@mdd.com
Website: https://mdd.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mdd1933/

Roy Tong, Senior Manager,
Provincial Nominee Program Services
Suite 2200, MNP Tower,
1021 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC  V6E 0C3
Tel: 1-778-374-2102
Fax: 604.685.8594
Email: Roy.tong@mnp.ca or NBPNP@mnp.ca
Website: http://lp.mnp.ca/acton/media/25546/nbpnp-en

Grant Thornton LLP
Krista Han
570 Queen St, 4th Floor
PO Box 1054
Fredericton, NB  E3B 5C2
Tel: 506-858-2525
Fax: 506-453-7029
Email: NBimmigration@ca.gt.com
Website: www.grantthornton.ca     
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GrantThorntonLLPFredericton/?hc_ref=ARSb3ouF2f1gPGt0bhrUj5yDghA4Em37kqegr9FE06qDJSjBwz4wjmgFSiUIjtRGvWI&fref=nf

Designated NB Immigration Representatives

If you decide to use a pay for fee representative, you must submit your file though a representative that has been designated by the Department. Otherwise, the application will be refused. The following is a list of NB designated representatives:

Canadian International Capital Inc.
Chris Somers
Suite 1300, Cogswell Tower
2000 Barrington St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Phone: 1-902-482-9437
Fax: 1-902-422-2178
Email: cgs@cicnova.ns.ca
Website: www.cicnova.com

K.B.L. International Services Inc.
Contact: Shane Cassidy
24 Coburg St.,
Saint John, NB E2L 3J5\
Phone: 1-506 693 6366
Fax: 1-506 693 8217
Email: shanecassidy@kblcdn.com
Website: www.kblcdn.com

Mike Byrne  B.A. LLB  Broker
Law Office of Mike Byrne
560 Main Street, S280 A
Saint John, N.B.  E2k 1J5
Phone: 1-506-649-5000
Email: mbyrne@nb.aibn.com

Sunrise Trade and Immigration Ltd.
Contact Name: Enid Cui
520 King St, Suite 840
Fredericton, NB E3B 6G3
Phone: 1- 506-455-7106

Email: immigration@sunriseltd.ca
Website: www.sunriseltd.ca
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Sunrisetradeandimmigration

Swallow Immigration Consultancy Inc.
Contact Name: Nousheen Pourjahani, Kayvon Ameeri
56 Avonlea Court, Unit 100
Fredericton, NB  E3C 1N8
Phone: 1-506-206-8585
Email: info@swallowimmigration.ca
Website: www.swallowimmigration.ca