British Columbia PNP draws – February 22, 2022
A total 160 immigration candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada PR
The Canadian province of British Columbia held two draws through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) on February 22, 2022.
A total of 160 immigration candidates from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate as well as Entry Level and Semi-Skilled sub-categories of Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams of BC PNP received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian Permanent Residency in these draws.
Distribution of invitations:
In first draw, total 145 immigration candidates received invitations. The minimum provincial score requirement for this draw ranged between 77 and 125 points depending on the immigration stream.
|Immigration Categories||Streams||Minimum Score||Total invitations issued|
|The Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams||SI – Skilled Worker||112||145|
|SI – International Graduate||98|
|SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled||77|
|EEBC – Skilled Worker||125|
|EEBC – International Graduate||111|
The second separate draw targeted Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers (NOC 0621) & Restaurant and Food Service Managers (NOC 0631). Total 15 invitations were issued to these candidates with a minimum provincial score of 125.
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP)
The BC PNP offers a fast-track pathway for high-demand skilled foreign workers to get a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency and immigrate to British Columbia, Canada.
The Express Entry BC (EEBC) stream of BCPNP allows the province to search & invite qualified immigration candidates from the Federal Express Entry who have the qualifications, education and work experience.
The Skills Immigration (SI) Category of BCPNP is designed for skilled and semi-skilled workers whose occupations are in high demand in British Columbia.
BC PNP has now invited more than 1,300 candidates to apply for provincial nomination since the start of 2022.
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