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

Apply Online

For more information about preparing supporting documents and completing the application, please refer to the application guide.

Application Guide and Forms


Grant Thornton LLP
Nova Centre, North Tower Suite 1000
1675 Grafton Street
Halifax NS B3J 0E9
(902) 566-6324

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

White Perkins
230 Main Street
Yarmouth, NS  B5A 1C9
(902) 742-2333


Write to:

Labour, Skills and Immigration
Immigration and Population Growth
PO Box 697
Halifax, NS B3J 2T8

Visit in Person:

Labour, Skills and Immigration
Immigration and Population Growth

1505 Barrington Street, 4th Floor (Maritime Centre)
Halifax, NS B3J 3K5


Telephone: (902) 424-5230