Ontario Business Immigration Program

Ontario Business Immigration Program

Ontario Business Immigration Program

OINP Entrepreneur Stream

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program has an immigration path called the Entrepreneur Stream (OINP). This stream is intended for business owners who do not already reside in Canada but are interested in setting up business in Ontario or purchasing an existing company. When a firm is started in Ontario, it gives an entrepreneur (and up to one foreign business partner) the opportunity to be chosen for permanent residency. You must spend at least $600,000 CAD personally and own at least one-third of the company’s stock inside the Greater Toronto Area. You must spend at least $200,000 CAD personally and own at least one-third of the company’s stock outside of the Greater Toronto Area.

Application Requirements

Business Experience

In the previous 60 months, you should have had at least 24 months of full-time business experience. Your background should be in senior management or as a business owner (business management). You must have an operational involvement in the company and own at least one-third (1/3) of it in order to qualify as an owner. You should be responsible for making senior decisions for the company as a senior manager.

Asset Value

  • You need to have at least $800,000 CAD in net worth if your proposed business will be located inside the Greater Toronto Area (City of Toronto and the regions of Durham, Halton, York, and Peel).
  • You should have a minimum net worth of $400,000 CAD outside the Greater Toronto Area.
  • You should have a minimum net worth of $400,000 CAD if your proposed firm is in the information and communications technology/digital communications sector, regardless of location.
  • Within a year after submitting your expression of interest, you must make at least one business-related trip to Ontario.
  • Prior to 60 months, the company being bought should have continued to be run continuously by its original owner(s).
  • The candidate or any business partner should be given full ownership of the company.
  • A minimum of 10% of your own investment should be used to improve or expand the business in Ontario.
  • Maintaining all full-time, permanent workers who worked for the company before the change of ownership

Program Benefits



Our Process

Our expert team offers you a one-stop-shop solution for all your visa needs. We'll ensure your application's success with a personalized approach to meet your specific needs and goals. We provide you with skill assessment, expert opinion, hassle-free visa application assistance, and ongoing support for a smooth transition. Trust us to provide you with tailored solutions, and let us guide you to success with confidence.
Identifying the requirements and qualifications for business immigration.

Preparing and submitting the necessary documentation,

Assisting in the application process and providing advice.

Advocacy during the application process, including communication with authorities.
Advice and support on compliance with immigration laws.
Getting you ready for interviews.

Helping you overcome any application-related challenges.
Supporting the immigration process and relocation costs.