The British Columbia province of Canada is a melting pot of various cultures. With great forest land, natural resources, mining and having the third largest city of Canada – Vancouver, British Columbia is one of the most favorite Provinces of Canada for several immigrants from all over the world. This province is a complete western Province of Canada. With such a great economy and amazing climate of the western coastline, this is one of the most sought after destinations for several immigrants.
Similar to other PNPs of Canada, if the aspiring immigrant receives a BCPNP certificate, it makes the Immigration Process
straightforward and faster. There are two major streams under which the British Columbia Immigration
applications are taken.
1. Skills Immigration/ British Columbia Express Entry: There are five sub – categories under this:
b) Healthcare Worker Category
c) International Graduate Category
d) International Post – Graduate Category
e) Entry Level /semi Skilled Worker Category
Except the fifth category, all the above categories can be processed through the Express Entry Electronic Points – based calculator system of Canada.
2. Entrepreneur Immigration
: Individuals who would like to apply British Columbia Permanent Pesidence Visa
and are willing to invest there may go under this category. There are two major sub categories by which he or she can apply.
a) Entrepreneur Category
b) Strategic Projects Category
SIRS – Skills Immigration Registration System
: For the province of British Columbia, there is an online points based electronic system that scores aspiring candidates on several factors. This includes age, British Columbia
job offer, educational level and work experience in a specific /required field, etc.