Frequently asked questions about the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP).
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) is a process that allows British Columbia to nominate immigrants to fill the economic and labour market needs of the province.
The BC PNP system accepts applicants under two main immigration categories:
- Skills Immigration; and
- Entrepreneur Immigration.
This stream is for foreign workers and international graduates in occupations of varying skill levels according to the National Occupational Classification (NOC). It is further broken down into five categories:
To be considered a health care professional under the BC PNP, an individual must be a:
- Registered nurse;
- Registered psychiatric nurse;
- Nurse practitioner;
- Midwife; or
- Allied health professional such as a:
- Diagnostic medical sonographer;
- Clinical pharmacist;
- Medical laboratory technologist;
- Medical radiation technologist;
- Occupational therapist; or