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British Colombia Entrepreneur Visa

British Colombia Entrepreneur Visa


British Colombia Entrepreneur Visa

British Colombia provincial nomination program is one of the fascinating opportunities for those entrepreneurs who would like to establish their business & settle down permanently along with their family in Canada. The best part of this program is a low investment, favourable Government policies, excellent quality of lifestyle.

British Colombia provincial nomination has been bifurcated into three categories:

  • Entrepreneur Immigration
  • BC PNP entrepreneur Regional pilot program
  • Strategic project category

British Colombia Entrepreneur Visa

1. Entrepreneur Immigration:

This category majorly for Senior business managers or business owners, who would like to immigrate to British Colombia. In this program, Entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to convert their entrepreneur visa to Canada permanent resident visa. However, to get the PR, they need to operate their business successfully for 18 months.

  • Having a personal net worth of at least CAD$6,00,000
  • Need to provide evidence of senior management experience or business ownership.
  • Eligible for legal immigration status in Canada
  • Candidate needs to be eligible for personal investment of CAD$ 2,00,000 in the business.
  • Need to provide a strategic business plan which should furnish with major activities of the business, day to day operations, how to invest the proposed investment amount. You (business) have to generate at least one job in British Colombia.
  • You can establish a new business or overtake an existing business.

2. BC PNP entrepreneur Regional pilot program:

This program is for those entrepreneurs who are having a high net worth as well as can invest & manage the business in BC. However, all candidates must get a reference from small communities in British Colombia.

Candidates are required to register their profile with BC PNP. Post that, the profile will evaluate & allot a score based on the eligibility. Applicants with the top score will receive an official invitation to apply to proceed ahead for the permanent resident program.

  • Need to choose a community which has less than 75,000 population & located approx. 30 km away from the main city area.
  • Applicant need to establish a business with at least 51% ownership
  • Applicant should be an active business owner with a minimum of 3+ years of experience or senior management experience with a minimum of 5+ years of experience.
  • Need to submit a business plan related to the operation where the community in BC will anticipate.
  • International entrepreneur need to go for language test (English or French) of CLB 4

3. Strategic Project Category:

This program has been designed to target highly successful international businesses who would like to open their branch office or other operation facilities in BC. After successfully operate their business in British Colombia, staff members can be eligible to apply for permanent residency.

  • Need to provide a valid business plan which need to demonstrate the expansion of the venture & how employments will generate in BC.
  • Organization have to be well settled internationally & sound financial health
  • Need to demonstrate adequate investment potentials

Set up a business in international land never easy, therefore if you need a professional support with best knowledge consultant. Then contact Niyama Immigration today.

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