Ontario Expression of Interest Provincial Nominee Business Program (Entrepreneur)
The purpose of this program is to attract exceptional business persons and Senior managers who are able and willing to make a capital contribution and be active in a new or existing business in the Province of Ontario.
The applicant must:
1. Have legally accumulated net-worth exceeding C$ 800,000. This Net-worth requirement applies if you are starting business out side Greater Toronto Area and you must invest in your own business minimum amount of C$ 500,000.
If your business is within Greater Toronto Area, you must show minimum legally accumulated net-worth exceeding C$ 1,500,000 and you must invest in your own business minimum amount of C$ 1,000,000 (Net-worth means everything the applicant and the spouse owns together such as properties business, bank deposits, stock and shares anywhere in the world).
2. Have minimum of three years of business ownership or management experience
You are allowed to set-up a new business or buy an existing business. We encourage you to do an exploratory trip to Ontario to explore various business opportunities.