International Graduate Entrepreneur

The International Graduate Entrepreneur Stream is for recent graduates of a Nova Scotia university or the Nova Scotia Community College. They must have already started or bought a Nova Scotia business and operated it for at least a year. If they intend to settle in Nova Scotia, the graduate may be nominated for permanent resident status. Application to the stream is by invitation only.


To apply you must:

How to Apply

Invitation History

Draw date Number of invitations Score of lowest-ranked candidate invited
Dec. 22, 2016 1 56
March 8, 2017 2 52
June 13, 2017 1 81

Application Guide and Forms

Audit Service Verifiers

Collins Barrow NS
101 – 120 Eileen Stubbs Ave
Dartmouth NS  B3B 1Y1
(902) 422-1232

Grant Thornton
1100 – 2000 Barrington St
Halifax NS  B3J 3K1
(902) 421-1734

WBLI Chartered Professional Accountants
200 – 100 Venture Run
Dartmouth NS B3B 0H9
(902) 493-5452

Wheelans White, Chartered Accountants Inc.
230 Main Street
Yarmouth NS B5A 1C9
(902) 742-2333
Fax  (902) 742-0325
Rob Fuller,

Contact Information

Nova Scotia Office of Immigration
1469 Brenton Street, 3rd floor
PO Box 1535
Halifax, NS, Canada
B3J 2Y3

(902) 424-5230