British Columbia Business Program

British Columbia (B.C.) is one of the most attractive places for getting settled in Canada. In addition to its abundance of natural beauty, the high level of potential to invest and flourish in terms of businesses makes B.C. a very desirable destination to work and live.

The BC PNP selects and nominates potential immigrants for permanent residence based on their ability to contribute to the economy in British Columbia. Successful nominees, together with their spouse or common-law partner and dependent children, get the benefit of faster processing of applications for permanent residence in Canada and work permits in British Columbia.

BC Immigration Department assists foreign entrepreneurs or foreign companies who want to invest in a new business or wants to expand their business in British Columbia through three pathways:


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.

To be eligible, the candidate must:


British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot

The Entrepreneur Regional Pilot aims to attract experienced entrepreneurs to open a business in smaller communities of British Columbia. The candidates fulfilling the following requirements are eligible to apply under this category:

Eligibility criteria for Communities:


British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration – Strategic Projects

This stream assists foreign companies to establish a business in British Columbia who wishes to send their key manager, professional or technical staff to operates the business and settle in British Columbia.

To be eligible, the companies must:


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