On August 7, British Columbia issued invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence to applicants from Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC.
A total of 437 invitations were issued to the Skilled Worker, International Graduates, and Entry-Level and Semi-Skilled Worker categories of the British Columbia Nominee Program (BC PNP).
The minimum scores for this draw varied by subcategory and ranged from 76 to 98 points.
The two subcategories included in the latest provincial draw were:
Express Entry BC categories are open to immigrant applicants with a profile in the federal Express Entry system, which manages the applicant pool for Canada’s three federal skilled immigration programs – the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and Canadian Experience Class.
Express Entry candidates who apply for and receive a provincial nomination for permanent residence receive an additional 600 points for their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score and are effectively guaranteed to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for residency. Canadian permanent in a federal express entry draw.
The three subcategories included in the Skills immigration component and their respective scores were:
Applicants in the Skilled Worker, Entry Level, Semi-Skilled, and International Graduate categories are required to register with the BC PNP Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS) after completing a profile with the BC PNP online system.
The SIRS is a points-based system used by the BC PNP to assess applicants based on factors such as education, work experience, and proficiency in English and French.
All applicants invited to Immigration Skills and Express Entry must have a full-time, indeterminate job offer with a British Columbia employer.
Reference is taken from CIC News
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