Entrepreneur Immigration

Regional Pilot

*The Pilot has now been extended to March 31, 2024*

Through the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP), British Columbia is making it easier for skilled Entrepreneurs to settle in our beautiful Province.  As part of the BC PNP, the Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot was introduced in March 2019. Its objective is to attract Entrepreneurs to smaller communities throughout the province.

The Regional Pilot is bringing

Business Entrepreneurs to the Kootenays

Affordable living, fast internet, professional support networks and diverse business opportunities are attracting professionals to the Kootenays and as Entrepreneurs, they are finding success. The Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot connects communities with Entrepreneurs to foster successful business endeavours that strengthen the local economy. Participating communities throughout the Kootenays have outlined specific industries they see as the best opportunities for success.

Check out the Metal Tech Alley ‘Kootenay Life’ page to discover just some of what makes the Kootenays a special place to live…

Visit this LCIC page to complete and submit your Entrepreneur Immigration - Regional Pilot application...

Thank you to all our stakeholders for your ongoing support!