Of the 40,000 to 50,000 people who immigration to British Columbia on a yearly basis, about 20% settle outside Vancouver, with many choosing Victoria, the beautiful capital city of British Columbia.
Victoria is renowned for its natural setting at the southern tip of Vancouver Island and accords the ultimate experience in year-round recreation in hiking, biking, golf, and sailing. The Gulf Islands around the tip of Vancouver Island are some of the best scenic marine environments in the world.
The city is home to a burgeoning IT sector which supplements the already well-established tourism industry making Victoria one of the major stops for luxury cruise boats.
In order to work in Victoria, you must be accepted as either a skilled worker or a professional by a British Columbia based employer, be an investor, entrepreneur or self-employed, be a family member of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or an applicant recognized under the BC Provincial Nominee Program.
If you wish to come to British Columbia to immigrate permanently, or to work or study, please review the links in the top navigation bar to determine whether you can qualify.