British Columbia’s most recent Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw was on October 27. The weekly draw saw British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCNP) inviting 354 immigration candidates through Express Entry BC and Skilled Immigration Streams. During this draw, candidates who received invitations were under the Skilled worker, International Graduate, Entry, and Semi-skilled categories.

Who Was Invited for the Latest PNP Draw?

Only candidates who met the following preset requirements received invitations during the last PNP draw:

  • Skilled Immigration (Skilled Worker)- at least 93 points
  • Skilled Immigration (International graduate)- at least 94 points
  • Skilled Immigration Entry Level and Semi-Skilled- at least 75 points
  • Express Entry BC (Skilled Worker)- at least 92 points
  • Express Entry BC (International Graduate)- at least 93 points

BC holds weekly draws across its numerous PNP categories and streams, and this recent draw was one of the largest this year. However, the largest draw of 2020 was on September 29, where 450 candidates received invitations to apply (ITA). However, the BC officials removed a total of 31 occupations that had previously experienced the approval of a massive volume of applicants.

Are You Eligible?

If you wish to apply for the Skills Immigration or Express Entry BC, you must create an online profile through the BC PNP web portal. Then, you must register under the BC PNPs Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS) for a chance to acquire a provincial nomination through the Express Entry program. After applying, candidate profiles are then evaluated based on several human capital factors, including work experience, employment location, English proficiency, and level of education. The evaluation is based on the information a candidate provides in their profile.

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