Build a new life in Canada with the opportunity to contribute to British Columbia through Entrepreneur Immigration.
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Entrepreneur Immigration (EI) is to recruit experienced and outstanding entrepreneurs to British Columbia. As many Provincial Nominee Programs in other provinces were being closed, programs in British Columbia are still benefiting international entrepreneurs and investors.
Under BC PNP, the EI category provides 2 immigration pathways for experienced entrepreneurs who intend to initiate and/or invest in businesses in BC province:
Each pathway has its own objectives, criteria, and processes. Once candidates receive the nomination, they will have the chance to apply for permanent residence.
|EI – Base||EI – Regional Pilot|
|Experience||3+ years as owner-manager, or 4+ years as a senior manager, or a combination of 1+ years as owner-manager & 2+ years as a senior manager|
|Asset||At least CAD600,000||At least CAD300,000|
|Investment||At least CAD200,000||At least CAD100,000|
|Ownership Percentage||At least 33.33%||At least 51%|
|Location||Anywhere in British Columbia||Participating communities in BC|
|Registration Scores||Must score 40 points (out of 80) in the business concept section||No minimum business concept score|
|Time to Submit a Final Report||18 months||12 months|