On August 1, 2023, British Columbia held new draws for business candidates in the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP). BCPNP invited up to five candidates in the Base Category of the Entrepreneur Stream. The lowest score of this round was 117 points, two points fewer than it was in the previous draw. In addition, the province invited fewer than five candidates in the Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot category with a minimum score of 123. The maximum points in the Entrepreneur Stream grid are 200. Candidates can get 120 points for self-declared factors such as Experience & Ownership, Net Worth, Investment, etc. Another 80 points are given for the business concept. British Columbia issued 6,265 invitations this year, including up to 64 entrepreneurs.