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Looking to Invest in Canada in 2016? Apply in two fresh & optimal Streams of Business Immigration Program in Ontario

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 08, Jan 2016

visas default image Canada provides excellent settings and opportunities for skilled workers and investors. With the election of the new Liberal Government in Canada the scope and opportunities for the immigrants are likely to increase considerably in the New Year 2016. There are various federal and provincial immigration programs in Canada that allows the interested skilled and business immigrants to immigrate to Canada, based on certain criteria. If you are planning to immigrate to Canada to make some investment this year, the Ontario province has got two fresh business immigration streams for you under its Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). Below are the two newly announced business streams of Ontario:

The Entrepreneur Stream of OINP
The Entrepreneur Stream has been launched to invite the people, looking to establish a new business, or buy an existing entity in Ontario. The program works on the EOI (Express of Interest) basis. The candidates selected under this program also have an option to get permanent residency in Ontario, once their business is successful. Below are the eligibility criteria for Entrepreneur stream.

  • You as well as your business partner (if any) both need to individually create minimum 2 full-time jobs for Canadian residents or citizens
  • You as well as your business partner (if any) both needs to fulfill minimum language criteria i.e. CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) 5 or equal to get nominated for PR, once your business in Ontario is successful
  • You as well as your business partner (if any) need to individually make at least an investment of $500,000 as per the location and field of your projected business
The Corporate Stream of OINP
The OINP Corporate Stream has been launched to facilitate the established international corporations willing to expand into the province of Ontario or buy an existing entity. Moreover, the main staff has an option to apply for a provincial nomination certificate once the business their established successfully in Ontario. Below are the key eligibility criteria for the Corporate Stream:
  • Your company or corporation requires creating at least 5 full-time positions for Canadian permanent residents or citizens per key staff
  • The key staff need to fulfill the language criteria of CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) 5 level or similar to get nominated once your business in Ontario is established
  • Key staff looking for nomination needs to be present in employment with the company or corporation and be vital to the establishment, persistent operation and success of the business here
  • Your company or corporation needs to invest at least the amount of $5 million CDN in a new or already opened entity
It is advisable to get a crucial support and assistance from a trusted Immigration Consultancy to apply for OINP
If you are applying to any immigration program, its essential that you become thorough with its requirements and technicalities. Visas Avenue can be your vital immigration partner in making you understand the OINP and its key requirements.

Be it a work visa, business visa or student visas, the experts at Visas Avenue have got the expertise in the visa procedures as well as the immigration programs associated with them.

To apply for Canadian visa through OINP under the guidance of immigration specialists, contact Visas Avenue Expert at: 011-48447777 / 080-46668222 or mail your queries and details at The Visas Avenue is a leading Advisory Company for Canadian Visa and Immigration Procedure.


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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