Bc invites 244 immigrants in Latest British Columbia Draw

Bc invites 244 immigrants in Latest British Columbia Draw

BC invites 244 immigrants in Latest British Columbia Draw On November 16, 2023, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC-PNP) held two separate draws. These draws were focused on inviting potential immigrants to apply for Canadian permanent residency in British Columbia. They aimed to attract individuals in various sectors, including technology, healthcare, construction, and education-related roles.

A total of 224 invitations were issued to skilled workers who wanted to apply for permanent residency. Notably, this draw included the construction occupation for the first time. The draws had specific parameters, such as the number of invitations available and the minimum scores required in each category.

Here’s a breakdown of the draws:


Total Invitations Issued: 116
Selected Categories: Minimum Score –
SI – Skilled Worker: 113
EEBC – Skilled Worker: 113
SI – International Graduate: 115
EEBC – International Graduate: 115
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled: 94

Draw 2: Targeted Draws

Early childhood educators and Assistant (NOC 42202)

Count of invitations sent: 59
Minimum Score: 60

Count of invitations sent: 12
Minimum Score: 75

Count of invitations sent: 32
Minimum Score: 60
Other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104)

Count of invitations sent: 5
Minimum Score: 60
Now, let’s discuss the eligibility criteria for BC PNP:

Eligibility Criteria for BC PNP:

Job Offer: You must secure a full-time job offer from an employer approved by BC PNP in a specific job category.

Job Suitability: You should demonstrate your ability to effectively perform the duties of the job.

Work Experience: You must have a minimum of two years of full-time work experience in a relevant job.

Financial Independence: You need to provide evidence that you can financially support yourself while living in BC.

Immigration Status: You should either have legal status in Canada or meet the requirements to obtain it.

Language Skills: If your job falls within a certain skill level, you must meet the language proficiency requirements.

Salary: Ensure that the proposed salary aligns with the standard for that particular job in BC.

Now, if you meet these criteria and want to apply for BC PNP, follow these steps:

Steps to Apply for BC PNP:

Choose a Category: Determine the category that best suits your situation and register online to receive a score.

Weekly Draws: BC PNP selects individuals with high scores on a weekly basis, based on their capacity.

Apply: If invited, submit an online application within 30 days, along with a fee of 1475 CAD.

Fast Review: Immigration officials will promptly review your documents.

Nomination and Residency: If successful, you will be nominated for permanent residency in Canada.

Work Permit Support: You may receive a letter to assist with your work permit while your residency application is being processed.

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