The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) has conducted a new Skills Immigration draw.
BC PNP issues Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to eligible candidates on a weekly basis, with some exceptions. The frequency, size, and date of the upcoming BC PNP draw - are all determined by the needs of the BC PNP application inventory at the time of the invitation round.
The latest BC PNP draw conducted on October 24, 2023, saw ITAs being issued to 162 candidates with work experience in Tech, Childcare, and Healthcare occupations. Invited candidates also required a minimum CRS score of 60 to be eligible.
|Stream||Minimum Score Required||Number of invitations issued|
|Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)||90 - Draw Type (Tech)||101|
|60 - Draw Type (Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants)||34|
|60 - Draw Type (Healthcare)||22|
|60 - Other priority occupations (NOCs 31003, 32104)||<5|
This was the fifth invitation round conducted by British Columbia in October. The previous BC PNP Skills Immigration draw was held on October 17, 2023.
BC PNP’s Skills Immigration Stream
British Columbia’s growing economy needs skilled and experienced workers. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Skills Immigration stream is designed to attract skilled and semi-skilled workers in high-demand occupations in British Columbia. The stream includes the following categories:
To be eligible, you must:
Immigrate to British Columbia. Check eligibility.
To apply under the BC PNP Skills Immigration category, you must first create an online profile and register with the BC PNP. The BC PNP uses a points-based system, aka BC PNP points calculator to rank candidates based on factors such as age, education, work experience, language proficiency, and adaptability. The highest-ranked candidates are invited to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residency in BC.
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