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Nationwide Immigration » Canada » BC PNP Draws Overlook Year 2020

BC PNP Draws Overlook

Invitations issued for Entrepreneur, Skilled labour and
International graduates sub-categories of British Columbia PNP

Latest BC PNP Draw 2020

British Columbia on regular basis has selected high scoring candidates by issuing invitations to them through BC PNP draw who have applied under each category in the PNP that allows them to live and work on a permanent basis. Candidates who are able to successfully land the provincial nomination are able to apply for PR visa to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

What makes BC PNP the best provincial nomination program (PNP) in 2020?

British Columbia province provides its residents with high standard of living and better career growth opportunities. On a yearly basis up to 1,350 skilled workers are invited by the British Columbia province. These candidates are invited by the help of the BC PNPs nominee programs

  • Skilled Worker Category: This category is for foreign workers who have received a legitimate job offer for skilled employment by an eligible employer. Candidates need to have minimum required work experience also.
  • Health Care Professional Category: Under this category, candidate will needs an eligible job-offer and several years of experience in the health sectors as nurses, physicians, and psychiatric nurses, or associated medical professions
  • International Post-Graduate, BC Degree Category: For foreigners who have graduated with masters or doctorate degree at a legitimate education institution within the British Columbia province.
  • International Graduate, Canadian Degree Category: This category is for international students that have graduated from a legitimate and eligible Canadian educational institution in last two years.
  • Entry level and Semi-skilled Worker Category: This is for immigrants who wish to apply for certain semi-skilled or entry level professions in tourism/hospitality, food processing and long-haul trucking can apply under this sub-category.

Having these many immigration sub-categories under BC PNP gives the immigrants with different skill-sets a way to apply for Canada PR visa by provincial nomination program (PNPs).

What are the different categories under BC PNP?

British Columbia’s provincial nomination program (BC PNP) has the following categories via which they are able to invite the immigrants:

  • Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker
  • Skills Immigration – International Graduate
  • Skills Immigration – Entry level and Semi – Skilled
  • Express Entry BC – Skilled Worker
  • Express Entry BC – International Graduate

Other than these categories there are two categories that do not require an invitation to apply: HealthCare Professional and International Post-Graduate under Skills immigration and Express Entry BC streams.

Do I Qualify For BC PNP 2020?

When are the different draws for BC PNP held in 2020?

Following are the draws that were held this year 2020 and candidates were issued the invitations to apply for provincial nomination programs for the British Columbia province:

Under the Skill Immigration and Express Entry BC PNP following draws were held:

For skilled worker, minimum score requirement was 85 points and for the international student minimum score needed was 94 points. A total of 32 invitations were issued under the draw held on Feb 5.

Tech Pilot draws has some requirements that need to be fulfilled. These requirements are as follows:

  • Job offer must be for one of the 29 targeted occupations.
  • Job offered must be of the minimum duration of one year.
  • Offer letter for the job must be valid for at least 120 days at the time of application.

Entrepreneur Immigration

Under Entrepreneur Immigration following draws were taken place held by the BC PNP in 2020:

Date Stream Score Number of Invitations
February 4,2020 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base
Category
115 14
February 4,2020 Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot 116 5
January 14,2020 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base
Category
117 18
January 14,2020 Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot 111 7
December 17,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base
Category
118 24
December 17,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot 112 8
November 26, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot 120 7
November 12, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category 112 18
November 12, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot 121 5
October 29,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category 114 19
October 29, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot 110 5
October 8, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot 106 7
September 17,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category 115 30
September 17,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot 108 8
August 20, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category 110 18
August 20, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category 111 06
July 30, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category 114 22
July 30, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot 111 6
June 13,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category 117 20
June 13,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot 118 5
May 7,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category 109 20
March 26,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category 106 23
Feb 27,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category 108 19
Jan 30, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category 109 19

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All the above mention BC PNP draws were held by British Columbia in 2020 to invite the skilled and capable immigrants for permanent residency in the province. Via this method British Columbia immigration office are able to meet their local labor market demand and fill the gap for skilled and capable individuals. This allows them to help in the economical development of the province.

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