BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Entrepreneur Immigration stream is for foreign corporations who have identified strategic investment opportunities in B.C. to establish operations that are integral to the growth and expansion of their core business.

Self-Employed Person requirements:

1. Have at least 2 years of relevant experience within the last 5 years

2. Proof of being able to make a significant contribution to the cultural or athletic life of Canada

3. Meet the program’s selection criteria (35 points out of 100 points)

4. Your experience, education, age, language ability and adaptability will be assessed

5. any Canadian provinces except for Quebec are eligible to apply



Qualifying Activities for Self-Employed Persons

  • Librarians
  • Conservators and curators
  • Archivists
  • Authors and writers
  • Translators, terminologists and interpreters
  • Actors and comedians
  • Painters, sculptors and other visual artists
  • Photographers
  • Interior designers
  • Coaches
  • Athletes
  • Sports officials and referees
  • Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts