Question of the Day: What is the BC PNP: Entrepreneur Immigration Program - Base Category?

Updated: Aug 14, 2019





The BC PNP, Base Category requires a personal Net Worth of $600K , and an investment of $200K.

· You must have obtained post- secondary credentials OR experience as an active business owner-manager for at least 3 of the last 5 years

· You must submit a business proposal to establish a new business or purchase and existing business located anywhere in B.C

· If purchasing an existing business you must have at least 33.33% ownership in the business. 

· You can partner with a local businessperson.

· You must create at least one full time job for a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada.

· There is no Language requirement, but it always helps to have a valid IELTS score, no minimum.

· Once you register you profile will be created, and registration will be scored – Total available points 200

- 120 points for the self declared section which includes your (Personal net worth, personal investment, job created, adaptability)

- 80 points for Business Concept (you must score minimum of 32 points in business concept section.

· Registration are scored within 6 weeks

· If you are invited to apply you must get your Net Worth verified by a qualified vendor

· The application decision is made within 4 months.


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