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;
  • 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.




**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
Nick Ross
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

NB Immigration Representatives

If you decide to use a pay for fee representative, you must submit your file though a representative that is:

  1. a lawyer who is a member in good standing of a law society of a province or a notary who is a member in good standing of the Chambre des notaires du Quebec;
  2. any other member in good standing of a law society of a province or the Chambre des notaires du Quebec, including a paralegal; or
  3. a member in good standing with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regularatory Council (ICCRC).

Key Economic Sectors:

  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Agriculture (Crops, Livestock and Dairy)
  • Aquaculture (farming of fresh and salt water organisms such as fish, shellfish, and plants)
  • Contact/Call Centres
  • Food and Beverage (production, processing)
  • Healthcare Services (medicine, psychology, physiotherapy, nursing, dentistry, midwifery etc.)
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Manufacturing (factories or mills)
  • Tourism
  • Value Added Wood (primary manufacturing, secondary manufacturing: Wood pellets, pallets, furniture  and bio-products)