Manitoba Business Investor Stream (BIS) – Farm Investor Pathway (FIP) 2023

The Pathway permanent residence program is for individuals with proven farm business experience, sufficient available capital to invest, and who intend to establish and operate a farm operation in rural Manitoba.

How to apply? At the time of writing, there is an interim 7 steps process in place for FIP. Step 1) explore and research farm business in Manitoba, 2) Based on your research findings complete the Farm Business Concept Form, 3) Submit the form to MPNP, 4) receive a Letter of Advice to Apply (LAA) and submit a full application to MPNP by “email”, 5) once your application is assessed and you are issued a certificate of nomination, you will need to sign a deposit agreement of $75,000. 6) Apply for permanent residence to IRCC and obtain a PR visa. 7) establish a farm business in Manitoba.

LanguageThe Farm Investor Pathway (FIP) recognizes language capabilities in either of Canada’s two official languages are an important adaptability skill that will accelerate your ability to become economically established in rural Manitoba.
ExperienceMinimum of 3 years of farm ownership and operation experience supported by verifiable documents.
EducationDemonstrate adaptability, specifically relating to practical farming skills, technical knowledge and experience in technological-based farming practices that will transfer directly to Manitoba’s current primary farm production industry.
Settlement Funds
OthersNetworth: At least $500,000
Investment: At least $300,000. You are expected to establish a farming business in rural Manitoba. Passive investment income is not allowed.

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