The latest BC PNP tech draw invites 74 immigrants for a provincial nomination
British Columbia’s latest Tech Pilot raffle invited 74 immigrant applicants to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on September 22.
Today’s BC PNP technical pilot draws invited applicants in the BC Express Entry and Skills categories. All the invited candidates who fell under the Skilled Worker and International Graduates subcategories were required to achieve a minimum provincial score of 80.
The September 22 draw saw the minimum score stay in the low 80s, as has been the case for Tech Pilot draws since the start of May.
To be eligible for the BC PNP tech draw, applicants must be enrolled in one of British Columbia’s existing provincial immigration streams and have a valid job offer of at least 12 months in one of the 29 Qualifying occupations of the Tech Pilot.
To apply for the BC PNP’s subcategories like Skills Immigration or Express Entry BC categories, applicants must first create a profile through the BC PNP online portal and register under its Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS).
Applicants are assessed and assigned a score that determines whether they can be invited to apply to a given invitation round. The score is based on several factors such as education level, years of direct work experience, and having a B.C. job posting.
Express Entry candidates who can get a provincial 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 Express Entry draw.
Federal Express Entry draws are held twice a month and typically invite approximately 4,000 immigrant applicants to apply for permanent residence in Canada.
The latest Express Entry draw, held on September 16, invited a total of 4,200 immigrants to apply for permanent residence – the second largest round of invitations since the system was launched in 2015. So far this year, IRCC has issued 74,150 ITAs and said it will continue to make efforts to accommodate high levels of new immigrants in the years to come and beyond.
So far in September, British Columbia has 6 draws in its various PNP categories and streams and has invited nearly 1,000 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. Invited candidates have 30 calendar days to apply for the appointment.
Reference is taken from CIC News
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