How Does the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Work?

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The Pacific coastline and the mountain ranges and British Columbia’s diverse provinces makes British Columbia one of the most sought after provinces to immigrate to.

The province of British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (British Columbia PNP) intends to fast-track service for permanent resident applications for experienced and skilled workers and for businesspeople. Every year thousands of immigrants around the world realize their dream through this stream.

The program is operated by the British Columbia government in partnership with the IRCC. The 2 main steams under BC PNP include business immigration and strategic occupations.

However, it is important to remember that application to this stream is very competitive. An incorrectly filled form or any gap in your paperwork can cost you your Canadian dream.

It is imperative that you seek the guidance of an experienced immigration professional.

Who can apply under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program?

Under the strategic occupations stream, applicants need to have an offer of employment or should have completed a masters or doctorate degree in British Columbia.

Applicants who wish to make specified investments in British Columbia and manage the business in which they invest, can apply through the business immigration stream. There are various subcategories under the business immigration stream which set a minimum requirement for the invest itself.

Everything you need to know about the British Columbia Immigration Nominee Program

Here are some very important questions you need to ask the immigration consultant before starting your British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program visa application:

  • Which occupations qualify me to apply under the program?
  • What field of study qualifies me to apply under the BC PNP?
  • As a business person what are the minimum investment requirements in specific geographic locations in British Columbia?
  • Can my family also immigrate under the BC PNP?

Contacting EEP for assessment: Why is this important?

The lawyers at EEP provide legal representation tailored to your individual situation. Our expertise focuses on immigration and visa programs for Canada and the United States.

Partnering with our award-winning immigration team greatly increases the likelihood of achieving your specific immigration or visa goals. Immigration is a complex process that requires strong legal strategy, precise paperwork and attention to detail. This reduces the risk of wasted time, money, or permanent rejection.

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