New Brunswick PNP - Entrepreneur Stream

Applicants under this stream may purchase an existing business in the province, enter into a partnership with a New Brunswick entrepreneur, or can start a brand new business. The minimum investment required is $250,000 CAD. Investors are eligible for a $100,000 CAD refund after 1 year of starting the business.

They must also:

  • Live in and provide day-to-day management of the business in the province of New Brunswick
  • Have net worth of at least $600,000 CAD
  • Invest at least $250,000 CAD
  • Must continue to operate the business for two years from the date of the refund
  • Must create 2 full time jobs for Canadians
  • Must have 3 years of experience managing and owning a business (with 33.3% ownership), or 5 years in a senior management role
  • Be between 22 and 55 years old, language CLB/IELTS 5

Current List of available Businesses for Sale

Click here to download detailed information of available businesses for sale which includes:

  • Busy Food Court Franchise
  • Corporate Marketing & Communications Business
  • Asian-Inspired Quick Serve Restaurant
  • Eco-Friendly Nail & Beauty Salon
  • Convenience Store with Growth Potential
  • Downtown Restaurant
  • Profitable Auto Aftermarket Business
  • Gas Station
  • Successful Short-Haul Trucking Operation
  • Meetings & Food Service Operation
  • Wholesale Windows and Doors Distributor
  • And more... contact us for up-to-date listing

Exploratory Visits to New Brunswick

TSC Immigration Services offers an all-inclusive (minimum of five business days - travel days, holiday and weekends excluded) Exploratory Visit to New Brunswick to help candidates explore business opportunities. What we offer:

Full itinerary with E2E support to help you conduct extensive research related to business opportunities that are of economic benefit to New Brunswick:

  • Pick-up and drop-off at the airport
  • 4-Star accommodation and 3 meals/day
  • In-market transportation
  • Set-up of business meetings to include:
    • New Brunswick business owners;
    • Regional economic development officers;
    • Chamber of Commerce officials;
    • Industry association officials;
    • Commercial bankers;
    • Commercial and residential real estate agents;
    • Business brokers;
    • Accountants that provide advice on business organizations, evaluations, bookkeeping and taxation;
    • Legal counsel that provides assistance with legal transfers, purchase agreements, etc.; and
    • New Brunswick-based ethnic and cultural associations

Other Provincial Investment Programs Available

Canada's provinces each have their own unique entrepreneur attraction strategy. Investment capital, language requirements, and net worth requirements can vary by province. Entrepreneurship is a great way to get Permanent Residence for you and your family and be self-employed in Canada.

Province Investment Required (min) Language Requirement Net Worth (min) Government Refund
Manitoba Min. investment of $250,000 inside Capital Region and $150,000 outside Capital Region CLB 5 $500,000 No
New Brunswick $250,000 CLB 5 $600,000 $100,000 refundable deposit
Ontario Make an investment of $500,000 outside of Toronto (GTA) or $1 million within GTA. Ownership of at least 1/3 of a business.  


$1.5 million inside GTA and $800,000 outside GTA  


British Columbia Min. amount of $200,000 and ownership of at least 1/3 of eligible business Optional $600,000 No