PNPs → BC Provincial Nominee Program / British Columbia PNP

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) accelerates the Permanent Resident application process for skilled and/or experienced workers, experienced business persons and their family members who want to settle in BC permanently.

Who can apply?

This pilot project applies to qualifying foreign workers in select occupations and eligible employers in the tourism/hospitality, food processing and long-haul trucking industries. Prior to applying under this category nominee applicants must have worked full-time for their employer in BC for a period of nine consecutive months and have continuing full-time employment with that same employer at the time of application to the BC PNP.

  • 6435 Hotel Front Desk Clerks
  • 6441 Tour and Travel Guides
  • 6442 Outdoor Sport and Recreational Guides
  • 6443 Casino Occupations
  • 6451 Maîtres d’hotel and Hosts/Hostesses
  • 6452 Bartenders
  • 6453 Food and Beverage Servers
  • 6641 Food Counter Attendants, Kitchen Helpers and Related Occupations
  • 6661 Light Duty Cleaners
  • 6662 Specialized Cleaners
  • 6663 Janitors, Caretakers and Building Superintendents
  • 6672 Other Attendants in Accommodation and Travel: Doorkeeper, Hotel Guest Services Attendant
  • 6681 Dry Cleaning and Laundry Occupations (Hotels/Resorts only)
  • 6682 Ironing, Pressing and Finishing Occupations (Hotels/Resorts only)
  • 6683 Other Elemental Service Occupations: Attendant, Sauna Room (Hotels/Resorts only), Hotel Valet
Long Haul Trucking
  • 7411.1 Long-Haul Truck Drivers
Food Processing
  • 9461 Process Control and Machine Operators, Food and Beverage Processing
  • 9462 Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers
  • 9463 Fish Plant Workers
  • 9465 Testers and Graders, Food and Beverage Processing
  • 9617 Labourers in Food, Beverage and Tobacco Processing
  • 9618 Labourers in Fish Processing