Saskatchewan Entrepreneur

Saskatchewan Entrepreneur


  • The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program’s Entrepreneur stream is a three-stage process:
    • Expression of interest
    • Invitation to submit application
    • Nomination

    The expression of interest must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

    • Minimum net worth of $500,000 legally acquired.
    • Minimum of three years of entrepreneurial or relevant management experience.
    • Investment of at least $300,000 in Regina or Saskatoon, or $200,000 is any other Saskatchewan area.

    Candidates enter a pool where they receive a score. The top scoring candidates are invited to submit an application.

    Applications must include:

    • Business Establishment Plan confirming figures in expression of interest, and including at least one third ownership of a company in Saskatchewan, unless investment is $1 million or higher.
    • Commitment to be active in day-to-day management of business.
    • Creation of two or more jobs for Canadian citizens or permanent residents if the business is located in Regina or Saskatoon.

Farm Owners/Operators

One of two streams geared towards individuals with experience in farming who wish to purchase and operate a farm in Saskatchewan. The main criteria are:

  • Net worth of $500,000 CAD;
  • Deposit of $75,000 with the province, refundable upon meeting the terms of a performance agreement with the province;
  • Exploratory visit to Saskatchewan prior to the application;
  • Documented farm operation knowledge and experience.

Young Farmer Stream

As the title indicates, this stream is aimed at young individuals capable of operating a farm in the province. The requirements to apply are:

  • Minimum net worth of $300,000 CAD;
  • Under the age of 40 at the time of application;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in farm ownership, management or practical farming;
  • Make a viable proposal for a commercial farming opportunity in Saskatchewan with a reasonable expectation of profit;
  • Have other marketable skills that will supplement a farming income;
  • Conduct an exploratory visit prior to the application;
  • Invest a minimum of $150,000 CAD into a farming operation in Saskatchewan;
  • Make a $75,000 refundable deposit with the Province.


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