1. Read Our Guide
Consult the New Brunswick Business Immigration Stream Guide which provides comprehensive information on the program. Please read it carefully before applying.
Topics covered include eligibility requirements, selection factors, the application process, and other important information.
2. Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)
If you meet all eligibility criteria and selection factors, you can apply to the New Brunswick Business Immigration Stream by registering online and submitting an Expression of Interest (EOI) to the province through the INB Portal.
3. Receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA)
The province will review your Expression of Interest (EOI), and if you are selected, you will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in your INB account. If an ITA is sent to you, then you can submit a full application online.
4. Complete Your Electronic Application
The application and all supporting documents must be submitted electronically through your INB account. All documents must be provided as PDF files. Make sure your application is complete and includes all mandatory forms and documents.
Submitting an application and meeting the eligibility requirements for the New Brunswick Business Immigration Stream does NOT guarantee a nomination. The Government of New Brunswick reserves the right to change criteria and/or pause streams.
Before submitting your complete application, you must pay your fees through your online account. Your spouse or common-law partner and dependent children are included in the processing fee. Processing fees are non-refundable. The Canadian $250 processing fee is payable by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, INTERAC Online or Visa/Debit.
6. Wait for a Decision
Your application will be assessed according to eligibility requirements and selection factors. The government of New Brunswick will advise you of the final decision in writing and upload that decision to your online profile’s dashboard. The decision to issue a nomination certificate will be at the sole discretion of he government of New Brunswick. If you are nominated you can apply directly to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for permanent residence (PR). Remember, you must maintain the conditions of your nomination while you are awaiting a decision on your permanent residence (PR) application.