PNP Comparison Sheet for Provinces

State Is experience in Business mgmt. mandatory? Are business plans required? Investment required (Minimum) Education Requirement Language Requirements Net worth (Minimum) Performance agreement required? Is Government deposit required? Are exploratory visits required for immigrants?
Manitoba Yes: prior business experience or a business management experience at Sr. Management level for  3 years out of last 5 years Yes Min. investment of $ 250,000 inside Capital Region and $150,000 outside Capital Region Minimum High School CLB 5 $500,000 Yes, the applicant must be actively participating in day to day business activities generate new jobs for Canadians or permanent residents No Optional
Saskatchewan Yes: business management experience or farm management experience for minimum 3 years out of last 10 years Yes Invest minimum $300,000 in Regina and Saskatoon  or minimum $200,000 in any other communities of Saskatchewan and ownership of at least 1/3rd of eligible businesses unless the total investment is $1 million CAD or higher. Minimum High School Optional $500,000 Participate in routine management of business & generate new jobs for Canadians or permanent residents No Optional for Entrepreneurs and Mandatory for Farmers
British Columbia PNP Business Program Yes: business management experience for more than 3 years out of last 5 years or Senior Manager experience for more than 4 years Yes Minimum Amount of $200,000 and ownership of at least 1/3 of an eligible business Minimum High School Optional $600,000 Participate in routine management of business & generate new jobs for Canadians or permanent residents No Optional
New Brunswick Yes: previous business ownership  for minimum 3 years out of last 5 years or senior management experience for last 5 years Yes $250,000 Minimum 2 years of Post Secondar Education CLB 5 $600,000 Yes, the applicant must be actively participating in day to day business activities generate new jobs for Canadians or permanent residents $100,000 refundable deposit Optional
Quebec Investor Program Yes: minimum of 2 years of business management or Sebior management experience in the last 5 years No $800,000 in Quebec Government Bonds or $220,000 (Finance Option) Minimum High School Optional $1.6 million No No Optional
Prince Edward Island 100% Ownership Have transferable management skills and past employment or business ownership experience. Yes $150,000 Minimum High School CLB 4 $600,000 Participate in day-to-day management of business $200,000 Optional
Prince Edward Island Partial Ownership Have transferable management skills and past employment or business ownership experience. Yes $150,000 Minimum High School CLB 4 $600,000 Participate in day-to-day management of business $200,000 Optional
Ontario Yes: prior business experience or a business management experience at Sr. Management level for  3 years out of last 5 years Yes Make an investment of $500,000 outside GTA or $1 million within GTA ownership of at least 1/3 of a business Minimum High School Optional $1.5 Million inside GTA and $800,000 outside GTA Yes: Participate in day-to-day management of business & create at least 2 new jobs for Canadians or permanent residents No Mandatory
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