The BC PNP Regional Pilot is focused on attracting entrepreneurs from around the world to establish businesses in regional communities. There are many regions all of British Columbia involved in this program. Participating communities will refer foreign entrepreneurs to the BC PNP whose business concept align with the community’s economic priorities.

Program Requirements

  • Experience: 3+ years of experience as a business owner-manager, OR, 4+ years of experience as a senior manager, OR, a combination of 1+ year of experience as a business owner-manager and 2+ years of experience as a senior manager.

  • Net Worth: You must have a minimum of $300,000 in personal net worth, which includes your spouse or common-law partner, and your dependent children, if applicable. Your personal net worth must be legally obtained and verifiable.
  • Exploratory Visit and Community Referral
  • Investment of $100,000 into a business

Eligibility Assessment - Provincial Business Nominee Program