Documents, Guides, and Forms

This page was last updated on January 23, 2023.

This website provides a high-level overview of the program only. Please refer to the program guides below for the most current and complete information. Check back often to ensure you have the latest version.

Documents on this page:


Skills Immigration 

Guides, forms and information sheets relating to the Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC streams of the BC PNP:

BC PNP guides 

Skills Immigration Program Guide (PDF, 1MB) (updated January 23, 2023)
Skills Immigration Technical Guide (PDF, 1MB) (updated November 16, 2022)

Skills Immigration Post-Nomination Guide (PDF, 1MB) 

BC PNP International Post-Graduate (IPG) Programs of Study

BC PNP IPG Programs of Study in Eligible Fields (PDF, <1MB)

BC PNP forms

- Employer Declaration Form (PDF, <1MB)
Use of a Representative Form - Applicant (PDF, <1MB)
Use of a Representative Form - Employer (PDF, <1MB)


Entrepreneur Immigration

​BC PNP guides

- Entrepreneur Immigration - Base Program Guide (PDF, 1MB) (updated November 16, 2022)
- Entrepreneur Immigration - Regional Pilot Program Guide (PDF, 1MB) (updated November 16, 2022)
- Entrepreneur Immigration - Application Guide (PDF, 1MB) (updated November 16, 2022)
Entrepreneur Immigration Post-Arrival Guide (PDF, 1MB) (updated November 16, 2022)
- Entrepreneur Immigration Post-Nomination Guide (PDF, 1MB)

BC PNP forms

- Use of an Interpreter Form - Applicant (PDF, <1MB)
- Use of a Representative form - Applicant (PDF, <1MB) 
- Arrival Report Form (PDF, <1MB)  
- Final Report Form (PDF, <1MB)

IRCC forms

Generic Application Form for Canada [IMM 0008] (PDF, <1MB)
Additional Dependants/Declaration [IMM 0008 DEP] (PDF, <1MB) Only required if you have more than five dependants, including your spouse.
Schedule A – Background Declaration [IMM 5669] (PDF, <1MB)
Additional Family Information [IMM 5406] (PDF, <1MB)
Schedule 4A: Economic Classes: Provincial Nominees – Business Nominees [IMM 0008] (PDF, <1MB)
Application for Permanent Residence: Guide for Provincial Nominees [IMM EP7000] (PDF, <1MB) For reference only

Back to top

Provincial Immigration Programs Act

​Documents relating to the Provincial Immigration Programs Act, which governs the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP):
Provincial Immigration Programs Act 
Provincial Immigration Programs Regulation (PDF, <1MB)
- Provincial Immigration Programs Regulatory Amendment, Aug 6, 2020
Provincial Immigration Programs Act - Interpretive Guideline (PDF, 1MB)
Provincial Immigration Programs Regulation - Interpretive Guideline (PDF, 1MB)

BC PNP Statistical Report 2021

-BC PNP Statistical Report 2021 (PDF, <1MB)

BC PNP Archive

The BC PNP Archive contains old documents including previous versions of the Program Guides containing program criteria that was in effect, summary documents of program changes, and previous statistical reports.

Applications received in previous years will be assessed against the corresponding criteria in effect at the time of application.  Visit the BC PNP Archive.

Back to top