Business Immigration to the Okanagan Valley or other areas of British Columbia (BC) is facilitated under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program – Entrepreneur Immigration stream. The program is geared towards persons with the proven skills and experience to be actively involved in the daily management and operations of a business in BC, preferably outside of the Greater Vancouver and Mainland areas. The Okanagan Valley consists of several thriving cities that offer immigrants excellent investment opportunities that could qualify under the BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration program.
Entrepreneur Immigration (Okanagan Valley / British Columbia)
British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration – Program Requirements
If you are an entrepreneur who wants to immigrate to British Columbia, you have to be ready to invest in and actively manage a valid business in the province. You may qualify for the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program – Entrepreneur Immigration stream. An overview of the requirements is as follows:
In order to qualify, you must:
- Have a personal minimum net worth of at least CAD$600,000
- Make an eligible personal investment of at least CAD$200,000
- Demonstrate business and/or management experience
- Have, or be eligible for, legal immigration status in Canada
- Start an eligible new business or purchase and improve an existing business
- Own at least one-third of the business
- Create at least one new full-time job for a Canadian citizen or permanent resident in the business
You must also have been lawfully admitted in the country where you currently reside.
Business Immigration Programs are also available in the following provinces:
- Nova Scotia
Property Investment Opportunities
Connect with a network of experienced licensed Commercial and Residential Real Estate Agents located in Kelowna, BC. Whether you are a student on an extended program of study and would like the comfort of your own home while taking advantage of an investment opportunity or a new permanent resident in Kelowna, the greater Okanagan Valley or Vancouver areas, the real estate team will assist in finding the right property for you.
Conditions apply, as required by the province of British Columbia and/or the government of Canada.
Contact us for further details.