NBPNP – Post Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream

As part of your application, you must provide an Audit Opinion from a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) in New Brunswick.

The Post-Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream was developed for recent foreign graduates from a recognized university in New Brunswick (NB) or the NB Community College, who have studied for  at least two years full-time. The graduate must have subsequently started or acquired a business in NB and   operated it for at least one year, while on a valid Post-Graduate Work Permit. They must also settle in the province  permanently.

Eligibility Requirements

  • be between 22-40 years of age; and
  • have a score of at least 7 on the Canadian Language Benchmark Test (CLB) in speaking, listening, reading and writing competencies in English or French; and
  • have completed a full-time New Brunswick post-secondary degree or diploma for at least two years (15 hours of class per week)  from a recognized university or community college; and
  • have resided in New Brunswick during the academic program (no distance-learning programs or compressed academic programs are eligible); and
  • have owned and operated a business in NB for at least one full year (100% ownership of business equity); and
  • have a valid post-graduation work permit; and
  • demonstrate their intention and ability to settle in NB.


As part of your application, you must provide an Audit Opinion and Special Purpose Report. These reports must be prepared by one of New Brunswick’s designated Audit Service Verifiers listed below:

Designated NB Immigration Representatives

If you decide to use a pay for fee representative, you must submit your file though a representative that has been designated by the Department. Otherwise, the application will be refused. The following is a list of NB designated representatives:

Canadian International Capital Inc.
Chris Somers
Suite 1300, Cogswell Tower
2000 Barrington St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Phone : 1-902-482-9437
Fax : 1-902-422-2178
Email: cgs@cicnova.ns.ca
Website: www.cicnova.com

K.B.L. International Services Inc.
Contact: Shane Cassidy
24 Coburg St.,
Saint John, NB E2L 3J5
Phone: 1-506 693 6366
Fax: 1-506 693 8217
Email: shanecassidy@kblcdn.com
Website: www.kblcdn.com

Mike Byrne  B.A. LLB  Broker
Law Office of Mike Byrne
560 Main Street, S280 A
Saint John, N.B. E2k 1J5
Phone: 1-506-649-5000
Email: mbyrne@nb.aibn.com

Sunrise Trade and Immigration Ltd.
Contact Name: Enid Cui
527 Queen Street, Unit 120
Fredericton, NB  E3B 1B8
Phone : 1-506-455-7106
Email: immigration@sunriseltd.ca
Website:  www.sunriseltd.ca
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Sunrisetradeandimmigration

Swallow Immigration Consultancy Inc.
Contact Name:  Nousheen Pourjahani, Kayvon Ameeri
56 Avonlea Court, Unit 100
Fredericton, NB  E3C 1N8
Phone: 1-506-206-8585
Email: info@swallowimmigration.ca
Website: www.swallowimmigration.ca