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The Entrepreneur Immigration stream of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) is a path to immigrate to Canada and settle in B.C. for experienced entrepreneurs who can support innovation and economic growth in the province.

British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration Stream

The Eligibility Requirements

  • The personal net worth of minimum $600,000, legally obtained.

  • Invest minimum $200,000 in an eligible new business or to purchase and improve an existing business in BC.

  • Create at least one new full-time job in your business for a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident.

  • Canadian Language Benchmark Level 4 In English or French in each of the four competencies: listening, speaking, reading and writing, BY THE TIME OF NOMINATION.

  • Suitable business and/or management experience.

  • Have, or be eligible for, legal temporary immigration status in Canada.

  • Have been lawfully admitted to the country where you currently reside.


The Application Process

There are several stages for acquiring a permanent residence and settling in British Columbia through the Entrepreneur Stream:

British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot

The Eligibility Requirements for Candidates

  • Net worth of minimum $300,000.

  • Minimum of $100,000 in eligible business investments. 

  • Minimum of 51% ownership in the new business.

  • Canadian Language Benchmark Level 4 In English or French in each of the four competencies: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

  • Create at least one new full-time job for a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

  • Conduct an exploratory visit in the target community

The Eligibility Requirements for Communities

  • A population of fewer than 75,000 people.

  • Located beyond 30 km of a municipality of more than 75,000 people.

  • Demonstrate capacity to support the entrepreneur through a network of established settlement and business support agencies.

British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration – Strategic Projects

Eligibility Requirements for Companies

  • Make a minimum equity investment of $500,000.

  • Create at least three new jobs for Canadian citizens or permanent residents for each foreign key staff member proposed (to a maximum of five key staff).

  • Establish or purchase and expand a company in BC.

The Application Process

  1. Exploratory visit to BC

  2. Discuss proposal with BC PNP officials and register the company’s interest to apply

  3. Apply 

  4. If approved, the company signs a Performance Agreement with BC. A work permit support letter is issued to each key staff member so they can apply for a two-year work permit from IRCC.

  5. After the work permit is complete, if the company has met the terms and conditions of the Performance Agreement, the key staff members will be nominated for permanent residency.

Why US?


Full compliance

Your BC PNP Business Plan will fully comply with all the requirements of the Provincial Nominee Program, getting you the BC investor visa you need. We regularly monitor the guidance of the BC PNP immigration program for business, looking carefully for changes and adjusting our plans so that they are fully up to date..

100% customization

We does not use templates or ready-made solutions. Each of our business plans are prepared from scratch and feature rich, full-color graphics and eye-catching modern design. The strongest points in your business plan will be highlighted and built into a structure that will result in the visa approval you need.

Industry focus

Our team of business plan writers have experience in writing business plans for more than 5,000 companies across 42 industries. This level of experience allows us to ensure that our business plans demonstrate industry-specific expertise. This is one of the reasons we can boast a nearly perfect success rate of 95%. All revisions are covered in our package.

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