The BC Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) Entrepreneur Immigration - Regional Pilot, was launched in mid-March and was piloted for 2 years. This program allows applicants to start or run a new business in smaller communities of British Columbia with a lower investment amount. The communities must be less than 75,000 people and located more than 30 km from a larger city. The enrolled communities include Cariboo, Kootenay, Mainland/Southwest, Nechako, North Coast, Northeast, Thompson-Okanagan, Vancouver Island/Coast.
The BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot, is an immigration program to start or run a new business in smaller communities of British Columbia. The applicant is required to complete an exploratory visit, including present the business proposal to the community’s designated pilot representative. Besides, the applicant is required to submit a registration to obtain a score such as an applicant’s work/business experience, education and language ability as well as the details about the business concept. The highest-ranked candidates will be invited to submit a complete application to the program.
Through this program, you can join the existing business or establish a new business as an investor. The processing of work visa application takes about 3 months. After starting the business, you can get an extra CRS 200 points when you are working in your business as management level, then apply for the permanent residence through "Express Entry ".
Mr. Ma is specialized in IT engineering. He and his family decided to immigrate to Canada so as to start up his own innovative business and help solve people’s problem with the latest technology and methodology. He engaged John Hu Migration Consulting to process his permanent residence start-up visa to work and live in Canada. He believed in John Hu with many years of expertise and provided lots of recommendation on implementing innovative business. Besides, he appreciated John Hu and his professional team, as well as the Canadian incubator partner primarily based in Vancouver, has guided him step by step to complete all the complicated application process. Mr. Ma and his family finally got the permanent residence visa in October. Congratulations to Mr. Lam and his family!
The new policy from the P.E.I. government, they are no longer accept the applications from immigrants looking to set up a business in exchange for immediate permanent residency.
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