The British Columbia, located on the western coast of the Atlantic region is the most important province of Canada. British Columbia is primarily known for its cultural diversity, marvellous infrastructure and its contribution to Canadian Economy and GDP. British Columbia Provisional Nominee Program (BCPNP) is for the people who set in the labour market and economy of the British Columbia. Those who got selected under the British Columbia Provisional Nominee Program will get nomination certificate and they will be eligible for permanent residency in British Columbia.
British Columbia Provisional Nominee Program consents applications under two immigration streams:
Skills immigration comprise of five subcategories as follows:
Express entry British Columbia: allows you to have the processing priority for both their British Columbia Provisional Nominee Program application and permanent residence application. Express entry British Columbia deal with the application under skilled worker category, Health care category, International graduate student category and International post graduate category
Skill Immigration Registration System (SIRS): British Columbia Provisional Nominee Program launched the new registration process on 27 January, 2016 namely SIRS, planned to process the received nomination applications. This is a point based system which gives the points to the candidates based on the factors like education level, years of work experience, employment offer etc.
Entrepreneur immigration: If you are intended to invest and settle in British Columbia then you can apply under this immigration stream. This immigration program comprises of following two categories:
The British Columbia Provisional Nominee Program application could take up to 9 to 18 months in processing.