The Province of British Columbia (BC) is Canada’s trade Gateway. It is a rich and vibrant society and enjoys a diverse economy that spans tourism, natural resources, manufacturing, and high technology. This dynamic backdrop is an ideal and fertile environment for entrepreneurs. The entrepreneur immigration stream of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) is a suitable option for experienced entrepreneurs to immigrate to Canada to take advantage of the tremendous opportunities in British Columbia. BC continues to attract world class entrepreneurs from around the world and welcomes them with open arms as people who make significant contributions to its economy.
The BC PNP entrepreneur program has two main categories:
ENTREPRENEUR IMMIGRATION – REGIONAL PILOT:
The BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot (EI – Regional Pilot) is related to attracting entrepreneurs from around the world to establish businesses in communities such as Squamish, Osoyoos, Vernon, etc. Since each community has the optimal knowledge of its local business needs and trends, they are ideally positioned to identify economic development goals and support services that provide foreign entrepreneurs with a solid foundation to build their business. This also supports the growth of the local and regional economy. This program is an important part of the economic development strategies of cities and towns and stimulates needed investment beyond metropolitan areas.
ENTREPRENEUR IMMIGRATION – BASE CATEGORY:
Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category is designed for experienced entrepreneurs who intend to establish new businesses or purchase the an existing one to further build and grow. British Columbia selects investors who have strong and viable business ideas using an online point-based system. Successful applicants receive a two-year work permit to establish and operate a business in the province. From there, they are well-positioned to can apply to become a permanent resident to Canada.
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