154 candidates qualify for BC PNP invitation in new draw

154 candidates qualify for BC PNP invitation in new draw

154 candidates qualify for BC PNP invitation in new draw – On August 29, 2023, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC-PNP) held two draws. These draws were for the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) programs. They aimed at welcoming tech professionals and people working in healthcare, education, and certain other areas. The goal was to select skilled workers to become Canadian permanent residents through the British Columbia route.

In total, 154 skilled workers were chosen to apply for this opportunity. The draws had specific criteria, like the number of invitations given out and the minimum scores required in each category. Here’s a breakdown of the details:

For the Skills Immigration program, 78 candidates were invited. The lowest score accepted was 90 points

For the Express Entry BC program, 76 candidates were invited. The lowest score accepted was 100 points

This means that those who met these scores and criteria were invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence through the BC-PNP.


Type of Draw: BCPNP Tech Draw

102 total invitations were sent out.

Score requirements for each stream:

Skilled Worker Index: 88

Skilled Worker – EEBC – 88

Graduate from abroad with an SI of 88

International Graduate – EEBC – 88


Targeted Draw, type of draw

Early childhood educators and assistants are invited (NOC 42202).

SI – Skilled Worker, EEBC – Skilled Worker, SI International Graduate, EEBC – International Graduate are the Selected Categories.

28 invitations were sent.

60 minimum points.


Targeted Draw, type of draw

Invitational Profession: Healthcare

Selected Categories include SI-Skilled Worker, EEBC-Skilled Worker, SI-International Graduate, and EEBC-International Graduate.

20 invitations were sent, and the minimum score was 60.


Targeted Draw, type of draw

Other Priority Occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104) are invited.

SI – Skilled Worker, EEBC – Skilled Worker, SI – International Graduate, EEBC – International Graduate are the Selected Categories.

5 invitations were sent in all.

60 minimum points.

How can I submit an application for the BC PNP Tech Stream?

The following procedures must be taken in order to apply for the BC PNP Tech Stream:

Choosing an eligible category, registering online, and receiving a registration score.

Tech Draw: The BC PNP holds a tech draw every week and invites top-scoring registrants from the tech industry to apply (subject to processing capacity).

Complete Application: Invited candidates are required to submit a complete online application within 30 days of receiving an invitation. Start the $1475 Canadian government application cost for the BC PNP.

Application Review: The BC PNP gives the submitted application top consideration.
Upon acceptance, candidates are given a nomination, which entitles them to submit an application for permanent residency in Canada.
Work Permit Support: Candidates who satisfy the requirements are given a letter of work permit support. Their ability to continue working while their application is being reviewed allows them to apply for a new work permit or renew an existing one.

What are the steps to initiate the BC PNP application process?

The steps in the BC PNP application procedure are as follows:

Stage 1: Determine Eligibility

Check to see if you qualify for any program or category before applying.

Second stage: Registration

Create a profile on BCPNP Online by signing up first. You must indicate your interest in the BC PNP during this step (EOI). Your information will be evaluated after being scored.

Third stage: invitation

The BC PNP periodically issues invites to people who have registered. The information provided upon registration is the basis for these invitations to apply (ITAs). The ITAs may put a lot of emphasis on particular elements like employment area or profession.

Fourth stage: application

Direct application through BCPNP Online is allowed for those qualified under the Health Worker or International Post-Graduate stream without the need for prior registration.

What are the steps for registering for the BC PNP?
Follow these steps to sign up for the BC PNP:

Create a profile online: Using BCPNP Online, start by setting up an online profile.
Provide Full Disclosure: Complete the registration form by providing accurate information in all fields.
Send Your Registration to Us: Submit your registration after entering all the necessary information.

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