If you’re coming to Nanaimo from further away, we welcome you to our home, and you will find essential resources for your journey listed below.

Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society (CVIMS)
CVIMS provides a range of free services to immigrants, temporary foreign workers, post-secondary international students and refugees, including job search and language training.

Entrepreneur Immigration (Provincial Nominee Program – PNP)
If you’re an entrepreneur who wants to invest and manage a business in B.C., you may be eligible for the BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration program. This involves pairing international entrepreneurs with community priorities.

Federal Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Hiring a Temporary Foreign Worker may help you meet short-term skill and labour needs when permanent residents are not available.

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