British Columbia invited 46 immigrant applicants to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on July 28.
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Technical Pilot Draw selected 34 applicants in the BC Express Entry and Skill Immigration categories.
Successful applicants were either in the Skilled Worker subcategory or the International Graduates subcategory and had to have a minimum provincial score of 80.
The BC PNP Tech Pilot is a fast-track immigration route for in-demand tech workers and international students. It operates through BC’s existing provincial immigration streams.
To be considered eligible for this program, applicants must have a valid job offer of at least 12 months in one of the Tech Pilot’s 29 eligible occupations.
To apply for the Skills Immigration or Express Entry BC categories, applicants must first create a profile on the BC PNP online portal and register under its Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). Applicants are assessed and assigned a score based on factors such as education level, work experience, English proficiency, and location of employment.
Express Entry applicants who receive a nomination from British Columbia will receive an additional 600 points for their Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score and will effectively be guaranteed an Invitation to Apply (ITA) upon submission. ” a future Federal Express Entry draw.
BC PNP also issued 12 ITAs in a raffle for its entrepreneur immigration stream. The minimum score required for this draw was between 123 and 125, depending on the category.
The Entrepreneur Immigration Stream is aimed at experienced business people seeking a pathway to permanent residence in Canada and who may settle in British Columbia. and invest in and operate a commercially viable business that can provide significant benefits to the provincial economy.
Under this stream, applicants are assessed based on factors such as work and/or work experience, personal net worth, adaptability, and their business proposition.
Reference is taken from CIC News
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