BC PNP Entrepreneur Calculator

The BC PNP Online system will automatically assign points based on the information you provide. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program will verify this information and may adjust your score if necessary.


You will receive points based on your business ownership and/or senior management work experience for the last 5 years.
Please list all of your active business ownership and/or senior management work experience for the last 5 years. You will be assigned points in the experience section for periods that are not duplicated or overlaps in time.
You may not claim senior management experience if you worked at the same business of which you owned more than 10 per cent during the same period of time.

Business Owner - Manager Experience*
Include total experience as a business owner-manager only

Senior Manager Work Experience*
Include total experience as a senior manager only (non-owner)

Business Ownership*
In addition, you will be awarded points if you have owned 100 per cent of a business for at least three of the most recent five years. The 100 per cent ownership of the business may be shared between you, your spouse or common-law partner, and/or your dependent child(ren).

Personal Net Worth

Your Total Current Assets (Cash and Liquid Funds)*
You should have at least $50,000 in current asset OR Personal net worth of more than $600,000 to be eligiable in program

Your total Personal Net Worth*

Personal Investment

Eligible Personal Investment*

Job Creation

Total Proposed Full-Time Equivalent Jobs*

Community Population

Location of Business Based on B.C. Regional District Population*
The applicant must work at the primary place of business in the proposed regional district and reside within 100 kilometers of the business.


English Language Proficiency*
If you are unsure of your CLB score, check out our language point conversion tool here

Education Level*


Business exploratory visits to British Columbia*

Canadian Work Experience, business experience, or studies from within Canada for at least 12 months*

Business Concept Factors

Business Model

Significant Economic Benefits*

Eligible Personal Investment*

Assessment of Proposed Personal Investment*

Risk Factors*


Transferability of Skills

Business Owner - Manager Experience*

Senior Manager Work Experience Only*

Language Ability*
Additional points will be awarded if you have official language (English or French) proficiency (as declared in the adaptability tab). If you have already been awarded the maximum 20 points for this section, no additional points will be awarded for language ability

Economic Benefits

Key Sector/Significant Economic Benefit Scoring*

Jobs assessment*

High-skilled jobs (NOC 0, A or B)*

Development Region of B.C.*
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Need More Information on the BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration?

The BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration is for international entrepreneurs and investors with relevant experience in business ownership and management with a significant net worth. 

The applicants must establish or acquire a business in the province of British Columbia.

There are 3 immigration streams offered under this category:

The Regional Pilot Program is for entrepreneurs with a net worth of $300,000 willing to make an investment of at least $100,000 in establishing a new business.

The Base Category is for entrepreneurs with a net worth of at least $600,000 willing to invest at least $200,000 in establishing or acquiring a business in the province.

The Strategic Projects stream is for foreign companies that want to expand their operations in the province. Foreign companies can nominate up to 5 key staff members for provincial nomination.

The key staff member can apply for permanent residence if the business meets all the conditions specified in the Business Performance Agreement.

See the recent Canada PNP draw updates.

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