More entrepreneurs immigrate to British Columbia through the BC PNP

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through the BC PNP

On October 24, 2023, British Columbia held new draws for business candidates in the British Columbia through the BC PNP. BC PNP invited up to five candidates in the Base Category of the Entrepreneur Stream. The lowest score of this round was 116 points, two points fewer than it was in the previous draw. 

In addition, the province invited fewer than five candidates in the Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot category with a minimum score of 112. 

The maximum points in the Entrepreneur Stream grid are 200. Candidates can get 120 points for self-declared factors such as Experience and ownership, Net Worth, Investment, etc. Another 80 points are given for the business concept. British Columbia issued 8,557 invitations this year, including up to 84 entrepreneurs.

BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration Stream

Entrepreneur Immigration (EI) is a program that allows international entrepreneurs who want to immigrate to British Columbia (B.C.) to establish businesses that support innovation and economic growth in the province.

Entrepreneur immigration is a type of “temporary to permanent” immigration. That is, if you are approved, you will come to British Columbia(BC) as a temporary resident and then apply to stay permanently once you have successfully launched a business.

These are the streams for entrepreneurs’ immigration:

  • Base stream
  • Regional Pilot
  • Strategic Projects

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