No Lisbon-Porto Rule Likely to Hit Demand for Portugal’s Golden Visa Program in 2021

Portugal’s golden visa is setting itself up for a big crash in demand in 2021 if a controversial proposal enacted in 2020 and deferred until 2021 is brought into force. About Portugal’s Golden Visa Program One of the most popular golden visa programs in the world, Portugal offers wealthy investors the choice of multiple investment…

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New Ontario Entrepreneur Stream Draw Sees 19 Invitations Issued

A new Ontario Entrepreneur Stream draw saw the province issue 19 Invitations to Apply through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). The December 15 draw saw ITAs issued to OINP candidates scoring between 140 and 200 points. Candidates who submitted an Expression of Interest for the Entrepreneur Stream between November 22, 2019 and December 10,…

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Prince Edward Island Immigration Draw Targets 21 Business Impact Candidates

Prince Edward Island has issued 21 invitations to apply to entrepreneur immigration candidates in a new provincial draw. The December 17 draw saw Business Impact candidates require a minimum score of 85 points to qualify for the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) stream. The draw also saw 174 invites issued to skilled…

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36 Invitations Issued Through 2 Streams In Nova Scotia Entrepreneur Draw

Two new Nova Scotia business immigration draws saw the province target Entrepreneur Stream and International Graduate Entrepreneur Stream candidates. The draws, which took place on December 9, saw 36 invitations issued through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. The Entrepreneur Stream draw featured 34 invitations, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 122 points. Two invitations were issued…

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Quebec Entrepreneur Program Set to Lose Start-Up and Security Deposit Requirements

The Quebec Entrepreneur Program will no longer require start-up and security deposits under stream 2 for candidates who have already submitted applications, under Quebec government plans. Provincial Immigration Minister Nadine Girault outlined the plan in a draft regulation published in the Gazette officielle du Quebec on Wednesday December 9, 2020. The move would mean candidates…

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British Columbia Entrepreneur Draw: Province Issues 11 New Business Immigration Invitations

British Columbia immigration has conducted a new Entrepreneur Immigration draw, issuing 11 invitations to business immigration candidates. The December 1 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draw featured invites through the province’s general Entrepreneur stream. Candidates required a minimum score of 121 points. Full requirements are below. Read More British Columbia Conducts New Entrepreneur Draw, Issues…

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Dominica Plans Entrepreneur Visa to Complement Existing CIP

Dominica is set to become the first Caribbean country to have a citizenship by investment program and a program offering permanent residence through investment.  St. Kitts & Nevis was one of the first countries to launch a citizenship by investment program and other Caribbean nations followed suit, focusing on offering fast-track passports to wealthy investors. …

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Prince Edward Island Invites 33 Entrepreneurs In New Provincial Draw

Prince Edward Island has targeted 33 entrepreneurs in a new draw through the province’s Business Impact category. The November 19 Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) draw saw candidates require a minimum score of 92 points. The draw also saw 221 invitations issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates. Read More Prince…

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