BC PNP Latest Draw Welcomes 161 Candidates For PR

BC PNP Latest Draw Welcomes 161 Candidates For PR

Surya Rathee Surya Rathee
[Published 22 Nov, 2023 | 04:22 AM]
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The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) has conducted a new draw on November 21, 2023. This was the third Skills Immigration draw conducted by British Columbia in November.

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BC PNP Latest Draw

The BC PNP latest draw held on November 21, 2023, saw ITAs being issued to 161 candidates under the Skilled Worker and International Graduate streams.

Stream Draw Types Minimum Score Required Number of invitations issued
Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) Tech Draw 94 93
Healthcare Draw 60 17
Construction Draw 75 24
Childcare Draw 60 27

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 labour market needs in B.C. or support government pilot projects and initiatives

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) plays a pivotal role in helping support & sustain the province’s economy. The BC PNP is one of the most sought-after Canada Immigration pathways for aspiring immigrants from across the world. 

There are two streams that are currently being managed by the BC PNP:

  • British Columbia Skills Immigration
  • British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration

Candidates are ranked & evaluated based on the points achieved under the BC PNP points calculator. Points are assigned based on factors such as Age, Education, Work Experience, Language Proficiency, Adaptability, and Sponsorship. Candidates with the highest scores are issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residency to the BC PNP.

British Columbia Points Calculator

The November 21st draw is a continuation of Manitoba issuing high invites with low scores. This draw marks another significant step by British Columbia in attracting foreign workers and graduates to contribute to the province’s diverse and thriving labor market.

The consecutive draws also serve as a testament to British Columbia’s commitment to prioritize the selection of Skilled Workers and International Graduates with the necessary skills, qualifications, and potential to succeed in the province’s dynamic economy. With the BC PNP conducting back-to-back record-breaking invitation rounds in 2023, now is the best time to apply for a PNP nomination.

Source: welcomebc.ca


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