New Language Requirement For British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration

New Language Requirement For British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration

A new language requirement has been introduced by British Columbia for its Entrepreneur Immigration category. As of January 29, 2020, candidates require Canadian Language Benchmark Level 4 in English or French to qualify for the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program stream. The requirement has to be met by the nomination stage of the process, meaning…

Greece Golden Visa Introduces 8 New Investment Options

Greece Golden Visa Introduces 8 New Investment Options

Greece has significantly expanded the scope of its golden visa program, introducing eight new eligible asset classes for investors seeking fast-track permanent residence. The Greek golden visa program is one of the least expensive programs in the world with investors qualifying for fast-track EU permanent residence by investing just €250,000 in real estate in the…

Cyprus CIP’s Reputation Enhanced By Tougher Rules, Stronger Intent and Passport Rankings Jump

Cyprus CIP’s Reputation Enhanced By Tougher Rules, Stronger Intent and Passport Rankings Jump

Harsh criticism, both domestic and international, of its controversial citizenship by investment program notwithstanding, the Cypriot government’s efforts to strengthen the program and restore its credibility seem to be working, at least as per the latest Passport Index ratings.  The holder of a Cypriot passport enjoys visa-free visit privileges to 122 countries with the option…

First British Columbia Entrepreneur Draw of 2020 Sees 25 Invites Issued

First British Columbia Entrepreneur Draw of 2020 Sees 25 Invites Issued

British Columbia immigration issued invitations to 25 candidates across two streams in its first Entrepreneur Immigration draw of 2020. The January 14 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draw featured invites through both the general Entrepreneur stream and the Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot. Candidates for the general category received 18 invites with a minimum score of 117 points.…

Prince Edward Island Invites 13 Business Candidates In First 2020 Expression of Interest Draw

Prince Edward Island Invites 13 Business Candidates In First 2020 Expression of Interest Draw

Prince Edward Island immigration issued 123 invitations to apply, including 13 to Business Impact candidates, in the first draw of 2020 under its Expression of Interest system. The January 16 draw also saw 110 invites issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates. The Business Impact candidates required a minimum score of 125 points, down…