BC PNP conducts another Skills Immigration draw in 2023!

BC PNP conducts another Skills Immigration draw in 2023!

Surya Rathee Surya Rathee
[Published 11 Jan, 2023 | 05:33 AM]
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On January 10th, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) conducted yet another draw for the year 2023. This new BC PNP draw issued a total of 150 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to Skills Immigration candidates.

Highly Demanded Occupations in British Columbia

The January 10th draw issued invitations across a single category: Targeted.

Targeted draw: Tech

A total of 123 candidates across a Targeted draw: Tech – with ITAs being issued to Skilled and International Graduates (including EEBC option) with a minimum score of 90.

Targeted draw: Childcare

A total of 5 candidates across a Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202) – with ITAs being issued to Skilled and International Graduates (including EEBC option) with a minimum score of 60.

Targeted draw: Healthcare

A total of 17 candidates across a Targeted draw: Healthcare with ITAs being issued to Skilled and International Graduates (including EEBC option) with a minimum score of 60.

Targeted draw: Priority Occupations

A total of 5 candidates across a Targeted draw: Other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104) – with ITAs being issued to Skilled and International Graduates (including EEBC option) with a minimum score of 60.

Who was invited?

Targeted invitations to apply to the Skills Immigration streams may be based on one or more of the following factors:

  • Education – level, and field of education and where it was completed.
  • Eligible professional designations in B.C.
  • Language skills.
  • Occupation.
  • Duration and skill level of work experience.
  • Wage and/or skill level of job offer.
  • Intent to live, work and settle in a specific region.
  • Strategic priorities – factors that address specific labor market needs in B.C. or support government pilot projects and initiatives.

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) plays a pivotal role in helping support & sustain the province’s economy. Candidates wanting to immigrate under the BC PNP can apply under British Columbia Skills Immigration or British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration.

Ready to apply for a provincial nomination from British Columbia? Don’t know where to start? Seek guidance from the best immigration consultants at Nationwide Visas today!


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