The Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot is for international entrepreneurs who aspire to establish a new business in a regional, smaller community in B.C.
Communities with fewer than 75,000 individuals located higher than 30 km away from an urban center have been engaging since the program was started in March 2019.
The eight latest additions produce the number of communities that taking participation in the regional pilot program to 66.
The newly added communities are:
Planned entrepreneurs need to finish an exploratory visit to the community where they want to set up their business. Then they need to present their business plan to a community representative and obtain a referral to register beneath the pilot.
When registering, applicants must present details about their education, work and/or business experience, language proficiency, net worth, and details on the proposed business, along with other details.
To be eligible applicants must:
Once accepted, applicants need to sign a performance contract with the BC PNP, which describes all the criteria required to receive a nomination for Canadian PR.
Once the BC PNP decides that the terms and conditions of the performance contract have been satisfied, they will choose the entrepreneur for Canada PR.
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