British Columbia Business Immigration
The Entrepreneur Immigration stream of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) is a path to immigrate to Canada and settle in B.C. for experienced entrepreneurs who can support innovation and economic growth in the province.
The BC PNP Business category is aimed at high net worth individuals who wish to invest and operate a business in British Columbia and eventually settle in the province. The streams include:
British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration Stream
As the province establishes nomination targets for the program, priority is given to candidates demonstrating the highest potential under a scoring system, to create a successful business and to contribute significant economic benefits to the province.
The Entrepreneur immigration stream targets senior managers or business owners who wish to invest in British Columbia businesses.
British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration Stream Application Process
There are several stages for acquiring permanent residence and settling in British Columbia through the Entrepreneur Stream
British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot
The Entrepreneur Regional Pilot aims to attract motivated and experienced entrepreneurs to open business in smaller communities of British Columbia and contribute to their specific labour needs.
It is initially a two-year pilot, with enrolment open in early 2019, and it targets only entrepreneurs wishing to start a new business
The Eligibility Requirements for Candidates
Program Key Features
Here are the list of key features related to the program
British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration – Strategic Projects
The B.C. Entrepreneur Immigration – Strategic Projects stream assists foreign-controlled companies establishing an eligible business in BC with the timely entry of foreign key managerial, professional or technical staff who intend to become permanent residents of Canada and settle in B.C.
Eligibility Requirements for Companies