Immigrant Small Business Loan Program 

Nova Scotia Co-operative Council

Applies only to: Nova Scotia

If you have immigrated to Nova Scotia within the past five years and want to start, buy or grow a business, you can apply for a term loan, working capital or a line of credit of up to $500,000 through your local credit union.

Eligible applicants include:

  • Permanent residents
  • Canadian citizens born outside of Canada who have lived in Nova Scotia for at least one year
  • Canadian citizens who have lived abroad and have credit history challenges

Other conditions apply.