WK-RNIP Application Form

This application will stay active for a total of 14 calendar days if saved. If you do not submit it after 14 days, it will be deleted. You are welcome to start a new application if you need to.

Minimum Community Criteria Score Required: All West Kootenay Applicants must score a minimum score of 26 points on our Community Criteria Prioritization Factors to be eligible to apply to RNIP. Please go to our Community Criteria page on our website to find the Community Criteria document. Please see information on exemptions that may apply to certain NOC’s.

1. Confirmation of Employment

Prior to applying to the West Kootenay RNIP, have you or your employer sent both of these documents to the Regional Coordinator to be verified:
If you have any questions about this application, please email the Regional Coordinator: erooney@futures.bc.ca

Required Documents

  • Proof of residency in the Kootenay region (lease or rental agreement)
  • Proof of marital status (marriage certificate) or common law status (joint utility bills/lease/proof of same address)
  • Education Credential Assessment certificate (If you did not graduate in Canada please provide an ECA)
  • Job offer form IMM5984
  • Proof of employment for one continuous year – if applicable (pay stubs and letter from employer)
  • Education – copies of applicable degrees or certificates etc.
  • Recent copy of your detailed resume
  • Official language test results
  • Proof of visiting the Kootenay region (if applicable)
  • Pay stubs (if working in the West Kootenays)
  • Current work permit if in Canada
Please label all documents that are uploaded. Example: RESUME_FIRSTNAME_LASTNAME.PDF or PASSPORT-FIRSTNAME-LASTNAME.JPG, etc.