A completed online application form and a $250 non-refundable online administration fee is due at the BC Milk Marketing Board office by February 5, 2020 to qualify for the random draw, the random draw will take place on February 8, 2021.

This year, ten candidates will be drawn randomly by an independent 3rd party. Candidates’ names will be announced via Notice and posted on the Board’s website.

  • All ten candidates will be required to submit verification documents and a business plan to the Board should they choose to continue with the process;
  • All ten candidates will be required to participate in an interview process with the NEP Selection Committee in June 2021;
  • The Selection Committee will recommend a minimum of three candidates for the program to the Board for production starts by the end of 2022;
  • There will be NO waitlist held;

For more details, including the full requirements and restrictions of the program, Schedule 2 – NEP Rules of the BC Milk Marketing Board’s Consolidated Order June 1, 2020 and the application form, please click here: New Entrant Program (NEP) Apply Here

For any questions regarding this Notice, please contact: zabdalla@bcmilk.com