How Does the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Work?

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The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program also known as the BC PNP, is administered by the province of British Columbia. Thousands of qualified Temporary Visa holders enjoy employment in Canada with hopes of obtaining Permanent Residence status to better the lives of themselves and their families and through such a program their dreams can be realized. You may be next.

The program operates under two broad streams, the first of which is strategic occupations. The second of these streams is business immigration. Successful applicants under the BC PNP ultimately receive permanent residency in Canada.

Due to the immense interest this program garners the application process is extremely competitive. One certainly can’t afford to have their life’s dream jolted due to incorrectly filled and submitted paper work. It is for just such a reason why employing an immigration professional comes so highly recommended.

Who is the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program for?

The British Columbia Nominee Program is for applicants which possess an offer of employment or have completed a masters or doctorate degree in British Columbia under the strategic occupations stream.

Under the business immigration stream, persons willing to make a specified investment in the province and actively manage the business which they are investing into can apply under the program. There are various subcategories under the business immigration stream which set a minimum requirement for the  invest itself.

What to ask a licensed Canadian immigration professional about the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program?

Not all immigration professionals are created equal.  Often we’ve noticed that British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program visas aren’t accepted because the right questions were not discussed.

Here are some very important questions you want to ask any person you are planning on hiring to help you with your British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program visa application:

  • Which occupations qualify you to apply under the program?
  • What field of study would qualify you to apply under the BC PNP?
  • A business person applying under the the program should ask, what are the minimum investment requirements in specific geographic locations in British Columbia?
  • If you have a family, you should ask, can my family also immigrate under the BC PNP?

The immigration professional should have no problems answer those important questions for you.

Why Contact My Visa Source for an Assessment?

There are a number of opportunities under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The program itself is ever changing and being up to date is critical when dealing with the BC PNP because, failure to recognize vital criteria may result in rejection and the painful process of re-applying.

At My Visa Source, our firm ensures that we are not only current on changes but able to accurately recommend the best program for a potential applicant with accordance to his or her objectives. You can rest assured that your visa application is being processed with the utmost care and competence.

What to do next

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