British Columbia is a diverse province situated in Vancouver, Canada. It is a segment of Canada having naturally strong resources emphasizing on mining and forest resources. It has acoastal climate with amazing forest lands. British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) aims at bringing skill immigrants to Canada by providing them opportunities to migrate to Canada. BC PNP makes it feasible for the foreign nationals to apply for the Canadian Permanent Residence with faster process time and the most legalized way for the Business immigration.

BC PNP accepts the applications under two categories

  • BC PNP accepts the applications under two categories
  • Entrepreneur or Business Immigration

Canada 2017 Immigration Plan

Canada is anticipated to get the increased number of immigrants through the Provincial Nominee Programs in the year 2017. Recently, BC PNP made anannouncement for the new Tech Pilot for supporting the skilled professionals to BC. The list of occupations is published for this purpose.

Skilled Immigration

BC PNP skilled workers immigration is categorized as follows:

  • Skilled Worker Category: It is for the individuals who are skilled in an occupation and have received an offer based on the same. The workers need to be experienced in their skills to enroll in this type of immigration.
  • HealthCare Professional Category: This category is for the people in thehealthcare industry (nurse, physician & allied health professionals). There are eleven qualifying health occupations for this category.
  • International Graduate Category: It is for the individuals who’ve attained graduation degree from any eligible Canadian college or university in last three years. It requires a job offering from the BC employer as the eligibility criteria.
  • Entry level and semi-skilled worker Category:The workers in theentry or semi-skilled entry level are under this category. The Northeast Development Region of British Columbia is eligible with the required documents in this program. The positions in hospitality/tourism, long-haul trucking, food processing etc. are under this category.

Express Entry: BC goes with the selection system which allows the applicants to receive BC PNP application and get permanent residence application.

SIRS (Skills Immigration Registration System): This was the new system introduced in January 2016. The system gives a registration score to the candidates that determine whether the candidates should be invited to apply or not. The score is based on different factors: level of education, BC employment offer, and direct work experience. This reveals the ability of an individual to succeed in the market and attain theeconomical growth.

Immigration of Entrepreneurs

British Columbia is a good place to settle and make investments. The candidates can become eligible for Canadian Permanent Residence under this scheme. The program is distributed into two categories:

  • Entrepreneur Category: This category is for business owners or senior-level managers having the intention to invest in funds to the proposed business in the British Columbia.
  • Entrepreneur Category: This category is for business owners or senior-level managers having the intention to invest in funds to the proposed business in the British Columbia.