The Ontario Entrepreneur Stream update its list of qualified vendors
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has updated the list of approved vendors for its Entrepreneur Stream. The vendors are third-party organizations that evaluate the financial documents (net worth and legal accumulation of funds) of the applicants. Effective June 1, 2022, Ontario accepts reports from the following organizations only:
ATTN: Dennis Dai
300-111 Richmond Street West
M5H 2G4 Tel: 647-775-1773 [email protected]
ATTN: Immigration Verification Services
333 Bay Street, Suite 4600
M5H 2S5 Tel: 416-777-3887 [email protected]
|Grant Thornton LLP|
Accounting and Advisory Firm
200 King St West, 20th Floor. Toronto, Ontario
M5H 3T4 +1 416 366 4240, +1 416 360 4944
However, any reports applicants received from vendors up to and including May 31, 2022, remain valid, according to the OINP website.
About the Ontario Entrepreneur Stream
The Entrepreneur Stream is a pathway for entrepreneurs from outside Canada interested in starting a new business or buying an existing business in Ontario. Moreover, it gives an entrepreneur (and up to one foreign national business partner) the opportunity to be nominated for permanent residence once their business has been established in Ontario.
<<Also Read: Ontario is Getting Ready to Launch the Entrepreneur Pilot>>
The Entrepreneur Stream application process
The Entrepreneur Stream application is a two-stage process. For the first stage, you have to register an expression of interest by email. Then, if you are invited, you have to submit an online application. Further, you and your business partner (if applicable) attend a mandatory interview. If your stage 1 application is successful, you must sign a performance agreement.
Please be aware that you have only 20 months from the date you arrive in Ontario to implement your business plan and submit a final report. Finally, if your business meets all requirements, the OINP asks for your documentation to make sure you are eligible for nomination for permanent residence.
- Ontario Entrepreneur Stream Process,
- Ontario Entrepreneur Stream Minimum Requirements, also
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Other options to immigrate to Canada
Please be aware that there are other options to immigrate to Canada if you are self-employed or have a business mind and enough expertise:
- Self-employed: This option is available to self-employed or world-class professionals in athletics or cultural activities. Of course, you must meet the strict criteria.
- Further, Start-up visa: You may pick this option if you have an innovative idea. However, a designated organization must support your proposal.
- Also, IMP C11: lets entrepreneurs and self-employed individuals apply for a work permit that does not require LMIA.
- For more Business immigration options to Canada.
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