The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) conducted the first draw for the year 2023 on January 4th This new BC PNP draw issued a total of 211 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to Skills Immigration candidates.
The January 4th draw issued invitations across two categories: General and Targeted.
CATEGORY 1: General Draw
A total of 163 candidates across a General Draw – with ITAs being issued to Skilled Workers (including EEBC option) with a minimum score of 105, International Graduates (including EEBC option) with a minimum score of 105, and Entry-level & Semi-skilled with a minimum score of 82.
CATEGORY 2: Targeted Draw
A total of 48 candidates across a Targeted Draw for Skilled Workers and International Graduates (including the EEBC option). Out of the total ITAs issued, 28 were from Childcare: Early Childhood Educators & Assistants (NOC 42202), and 20 were from Healthcare. The minimum score required was 60.
Who was invited?
Targeted invitations to apply to the Skills Immigration streams may be based on one or more of the following factors:
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) plays a pivotal role in helping support & sustain the province’s economy.
There are two streams that are currently being managed by the BC PNP:
Candidates are ranked & evaluated based on the points achieved under the BC PNP points calculator.
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