You will have to intend to start your business in that province

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have an eligible connection to New Brunswick; and be between 22-55 years of age;
  • Have a score of at least 5 on the Canadian Language Benchmark 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 CAN$600 000 of which CAN$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 (at least
    33.3% of ownership);


  • Have five years out of five of experience in a senior business management position or more;
  • Want to live in New Brunswick, while owning and managing a local business; and be able to
    invest at least CAN$250 000 of your own funds in establishing a business in NB.

Process: This is the only entrepreneur program that leads directly from the nomination to the
Permanent residency status with a CAN$100 000 good faith deposit that the applicant will start a
business .