Provincial Nominee Program

Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot Program

This Province of British Columbia program targets entrepreneurs with a desire to start a business and settle in regional communities like Fort St. John. Applications for eligible new business start-ups for Fort St. John MUST be from the following sectors:

How to Apply

STEP 1: Review the BC PNP - Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot Program Guide

The criteria also includes:

  • minimum of $100,000 in eligible business investments
  • minimum personal net worth of $300,000
  • minimum of 51% ownership
  • minimum of 1 new local job created for a Canadian citizen

STEP 2: Learn about Fort St. John

We want to ensure that our community is the right fit for your business and your family. We ask that you please educate yourself on Fort St. John prior to submitting a site visit request application. There are several resources that can assist you in researching our community:

STEP 3: Submit Fort St. John PNP - Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot Online Expression of Interest Form

After completing Steps 1 and 2, fill out the Expression of Interst form to start your application for the BC PNP – Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot program.

Applications are reviewed monthly by the Mayors Standing Committee on Committee on Community Economic Recovery.