Qualifications for MPNP-Business Investment Program
Important Changes To Immigration Procedure
The Renewed Business Investor (BIS) Stream will replace the current PNP-B business immigration category in early 2018. New criteria will be posted at that time.
See the Manitoba Immigration Website for more details.
Do I qualify?
It will be your responsibility to ensure you meet all qualifications of the business program as per Eligibility. If you are interested in coming to Morden on a business exploratory visit and would like our assistance, please fill this Business Program Interest Form and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Although the formal support of Morden’s Community Driven Immigration Initiative is not necessary for coming on a business exploratory visit, the information you provide us will allow us to help you determine whether Morden is a suitable city for your future business endeavors.
Do I need an IELTS test for the MPNP-Business Investor Stream?
You do not need an IELTS test to fill out Morden's Business Program Interest Form.
You will be asked for proof of language ability at a later stage in the process.
What are the first steps in the MPNP-B process?
Where do I find information on business conditions and labour market prior to visiting Morden?
Information can be found on Morden's Economic Development Website.
A list of current Morden businesses can be found here.
Is an exploratory visit necessary for the MPNP Business Program?
An exploratory visit is not necessary for the MPNP Business Program, however it does give you extra points in the MPNP process.
How long does the whole process take?
The length of the entire process depends on many things, including the length of time it takes you to obtain a TRV and come on an exploratory visit, how long MPNP takes with your application, how long your local Canadian embassy takes at the federal stage (timelines per embassy can be found at www.cic.gc.ca).
Arriving in Canada
Where will I live when I first arrive in Morden?
We will help you arrange temporary accommodation in Morden’s Transition Apartments, a host family, or a hotel.
*** We are not affiliated with any Immigration Representative nor do we give preferential treatment to applicants who have hired an Immigration Representative. However, if you do choose to have your paperwork completed by an Immigration Representative, please refer to http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/representative/index.asp for information on making an informed choice. ***
What help will I receive when I arrive permanently?
When you arrive, you will receive information ahead of time that will help you arrange some things in advance. Once you are in Morden, you will receive an intake appointment with “Regional Connections”, an office who will help you with all you will need including registering children for school, tax forms, health insurance application, permanent accommodation, English classes and any other questions you may have. You can also request to have a community volunteer give you individualized assistance on your arrival.
Who to Contact
NOTE: Morden Immigration does not accept telephone inquiries from applicants, instead please correspond by email if your questions are not answered on our website.
BUSINESS PROGRAM FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We recieve a high volume of questions about immigration. If you have a question about the program or applications, before contacting us, please ensure that your question is not answered in another part of this website. Here are some common themes: