Located on the west coast of Canada, British Columbia is the third-largest province of Canada, four times the size of Great Britain. Sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains, British Columbia features a 27,000 km long coastline, high mountains, crystal clear lakes, beautiful islands, dense rainforests, and picturesque cities.
British Columbia is a top destination for immigrants in Canada owing to the following factors:
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program enables foreign nationals to become Canadian permanent residents and settle in British Columbia. There are different pathways to BC provincial Nominee program, allowing skilled workers, workers in sectors with labour shortages, entrepreneurs, and investors to move to become permanent residents & settle in British Columbia:
This stream is for foreign nationals who have the required skills & experience that can help them land a secure job in British Columbia.
The BC Skills Immigration has many programs which guarantee faster Canadian PR for candidates who meet the eligibility criteria and have a valid Express Entry profile. However, you don’t have to be eligible for Express entry while applying to any Skills Immigration streams. So, make sure to check the application procedure of each stream.
To qualify for the British Columbia Express Entry Program, you must qualify under one of the programs namely the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program or the Canadian experience class. To be eligible for the Express Entry, a candidate must obtain 67 points out of 100 and fulfil the criteria to attain Permanent Residency in British Columbia:
The British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration is for foreign nationals and foreign companies with successful track records in business investment, management, and ownership. Entrepreneurs with substantial personal net worth and International Corporations with high annual revenues can immigrate to British Columbia by establishing new enterprises in BC.
This program is for foreign nationals who are already working in the in-demand tech occupations of British Columbia. This program is also aligned with BC Skills Immigration. So, make sure to check the streams available under the Skills Immigration category.
The documents needed for the BC Provincial Nominee Program depends on the immigration program you qualify for. However, some of the documents required are:
There are two different pathways for the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP).
Universal Adviser deals in all types of visa categories that come under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. Get in touch with our Immigration experts now and check your eligibility for the available immigration programs to settle in the beautiful province of British Columbia.