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BC PNP Draws Overlook Year 2019

Invitations issued for Entrepreneur, Skilled labour and

International graduates sub-categories of British Columbia PNP

Latest BC PNP Draw 2019

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 & Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

What makes BC PNP the best provincial nomination program (PNP) in 2019?

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 2019?

When are the different draws for BC PNP held in 2019?

Following are the draws that were held this year 2019 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:
Date: July 16, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw)

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 90
SI – International Graduate 90
EEBC – Skilled Worker 90
EEBC – International Graduate 90
Total Number of Invitations Issued 73

Date: July 9, 2019

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 105
SI – International Graduate 105
SI – Entry level and Semi skilled 80
EEBC – Skilled Worker 110
EEBC – International Graduate 105
Total Number of Invitations Issued 218

Date: July 2, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw)

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 90
SI – International Graduate 90
EEBC – Skilled Worker 90
EEBC – International Graduate 90
Total Number of Invitations Issued 42

Date: June 25, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw)

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 90
SI – International Graduate 90
EEBC – Skilled Worker 90
EEBC – International Graduate 90
Total Number of Invitations Issued 57

Date: June 18, 2019

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 95
SI – International Graduate 100
SI – Entry level and Semi skilled 75
EEBC – Skilled Worker 105
EEBC – International Graduate 104
Total Number of Invitations Issued 270

Date: June 11, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw)

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 90
SI – International Graduate 90
EEBC – Skilled Worker 90
EEBC – International Graduate 90
Total Number of Invitations Issued 57

Date: June 4, 2019

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 95
SI – International Graduate 100
SI – Entry Level and Semi-skilled 75
EEBC – Skilled Worker 105
EEBC – International Graduate 104
Total Number of Invitations Issued 274

Date: May 28, 2019

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 90
SI – International Graduate 90
EEBC – Skilled Worker 90
EEBC – International Graduate 90
Total Number of Invitations Issued 63

Date: May 21, 2019

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 95
SI – International Graduate 100
SI – Entry Level and Semi-skilled 75
EEBC – Skilled Worker 105
EEBC – International Graduate 105
Total Number of Invitations Issued 234

Date: May 14, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw)

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 90
SI – International Graduate 90
EEBC – Skilled Worker 90
EEBC – International Graduate 90
Total Number of Invitations Issued 77

Date: May 7, 2019 

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 95
SI – International Graduate 105
SI – Entry level and Semi-skilled 75
EEBC – Skilled Worker 105
EEBC – International Graduate 105
Total Number of Invitations Issued 187

Date: April 30, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw)

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 90
SI – International Graduate 90
EEBC – Skilled Worker 90
EEBC – International Graduate 90
Total Number of Invitations Issued 64

Date: April 23, 2019 

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 95
SI – International Graduate 105
SI – Entry level and Semi-skilled 75
EEBC – Skilled Worker 105
EEBC – International Graduate 105
Total Number of Invitations Issued 157

Date: April 16, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw)

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 90
SI – International Graduate 90
SI – Entry level and Semi-skilled NA
EEBC – Skilled Worker 90
EEBC – International Graduate 90
Total Number of Invitations Issued 71

Date: April 9, 2019

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 95
SI – International Graduate 105
SI – Entry level and Semi-skilled 75
EEBC – Skilled Worker 105
EEBC – International Graduate 105
Total Number of Invitations Issued 142

Date: April 2, 2019

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 94
SI – International Graduate 100
SI – Entry level and Semi-skilled 73
EEBC – Skilled Worker 100
EEBC – International Graduate 105
Total Number of Invitations Issued 26

Date: March 26, 2019

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 94
SI – International Graduate 100
SI – Entry level and Semi-skilled 73
EEBC – Skilled Worker 100
EEBC – International Graduate 105
Total Number of Invitations Issued 242

Date: March 12, 2019

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 89
SI – International Graduate 97
EEBC – Skilled Worker 89
EEBC – International Graduate 97
Total Number of Invitations Issued 35

For skilled worker, minimum score requirement was of 89 points. In case the immigrant is an International Graduate, minimum point requirement was of 97 points.

Date: March 5, 2019

Category Minimum Score Required
EEBC – Skilled Worker 89
EEBC – International Graduate 97
SI – Skilled Worker 89
SI – International Graduate 97
SI – Entry level and Semi-skilled 69
Total Number of Invitations Issued 346

For skilled worker, minimum score requirement was 89 points. In case the immigrant is an International Graduate, minimum point requirement was for 97 points. Under the semi-skilled and entry level program the minimum point requirement was 69 points.

Date: Feb 26, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw)

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 85
SI – International Graduate 94
EEBC – Skilled Worker 85
EEBC – International Graduate 94
Total Number of Invitations Issued 36

Minimum score required to get an invitation under this draw (Feb 26) for skilled immigration stream and for express entry candidates was 85. For international students, minimum score requirement is 94 points.

Date: Feb 19, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw)

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 85
SI – International Graduate 94
EEBC – Skilled Worker 85
EEBC – International Graduate 94
Total Number of Invitations Issued 28

Minimum score required to get an invitation under this draw (Feb19) for skilled immigration stream and for express entry candidates was 85. For international students, the minimum score requirement is 94 points. Total number of invitations issued in this draw was 28 invitations.

Date: Feb 12, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw)

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 85
SI – International Graduate 94
EEBC – Skilled Worker 85
SI – Entry-level Semi-skilled 67
EEBC – International Graduate 94
Total Number of Invitations Issued 309

Minimum score required to get an invitation under this draw (Feb 12) for skilled immigration stream and for express entry candidates was 85. For international students, the minimum score requirement was 94 points. Under entry-level semi-skilled category minimum score required was 67 points.

Date: Feb 5, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw)

Category Minimum Score Required
SI – Skilled Worker 85
SI – International Graduate 94
EEBC – Skilled Worker 85
EEBC – International Graduate 94
Total Number of Invitations Issued 32

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.

Under Entrepreneur Immigration following draws were taken place held by the BC PNP in 2019:

Date Stream Score Number of Invitations
May 7,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration 109 20
March 26,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration 106 23
Feb 27,2019 Entrepreneur Immigration 108 19
Jan 30, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration 109 19

How many points give assurance for getting Invitations under BC PNP 2019?

If the candidate is able to get or exceed the below points mentioned points, they are guaranteed to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in the next BC PNP draw. In some cases, invitations can be issued to the candidates getting the low score than scores mentioned below. These guaranteed invitation scores are subjected to change

Category Guaranteed Registration Score
Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker 135
Skills Immigration – International Graduate 105
Skills Immigration – Entry level and Semi skilled (includes Northeast) 95
Express Entry BC – Skilled Worker 135
Express Entry BC – International Graduate 105

BC-PNP Important Links

All the above mention BC PNP draws were held by British Columbia in 2019 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.

To know more how to move to the British Columbia province via BC PNP, give us a call on +91-92 92 92 92 81. Our experience immigration consultant will help you to strategize your immigration plan to Canada and help in maximizing your chance to get the Canada PR visa. Log into the website of the best immigration consultant – nationwidevisas.com and generate your free assessment report.

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British Columbia PNP draw gives us a way to immigrate to Canada via the provincial nomination program of the Provincial governments. On meeting the requirements for BC PNP, candidates are eligible to apply for Canada PR visa. BC PNP has less strict requirements in comparison to the express entry candidates. British Columbia PNP provides an easy and simple pathway to immigrate to Canada.
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