Geographically, Nova Scotia is the second smallest province of Canada and a home to more than 1 million people. Don’t let the ‘second smallest province’ tag fool you! The province is rich in opportunities and applicants applying for business immigration to Canada, can consider Nova Scotia in their business venture. Nova Scotia Business Immigration Program is a temporary residency visa under which, upon selection, the candidates will be granted Work Permit (WP) which is valid for 2 years. After 1 year of continuous business operation in Nova Scotia, the applicants can apply for the Canada Permanent Residency permit.
This PNP business immigration Canada program is designed to attract talented Entrepreneurs and Investors who can start a new business venture or purchase an existing business in the province to contribute in growth and development of Nova Scotia. The program grants them work permit and eventually permanent residency in 1 year for the whole family. Under this programs, applicants must have:
After the submission, your will be given immigration points based on your EOI submitted and further selection will be based on your attained score. Higher the score
Unlike other programs, there is no provincial application fee or Canada business visa cost under the Nova Scotia Entrepreneur Stream. However, there may be associated fees related to document preparation of (e.g., education credentials, language testing, net worth verification, and translations, etc.)
The processing time for the program heavily depends on the application but since the process is transparent, the processing time may take up to 12 to 15 months.
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