Around 204 immigration candidates get one-step closer of getting Canadian Permanent Residency!
British Columbia invited about 204 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination through six streams of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) in a general draw and four occupation-specific invitation rounds held on March 22, 2022.
BC PNP invited a total of 132 of immigration candidates under its Express Entry BC or Skills Immigration categories through a general draw. Candidates, who received invitations in this draw, needed minimum provincial scores between 77 and 128 depending on the immigration stream.
Distribution of invitations:
|Immigration Categories||Sub-Streams||Minimum Score||Total invitations issued|
|The Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams||SI – Skilled Worker||112||132|
|Skilled Worker – EEBC option||128|
|SI – International Graduate||100|
|International Graduate – EEBC option||114|
|Entry Level and Semi-Skilled||77|
The province also conducted four occupation-specific rounds of invitations and invited candidates with work-experience in certain targeted occupations.
|Draw||Stream/Occupations||Total Invitations issued||Minimum provincial score|
|Occupation-specific Draws||Early Childhood Educators||47||78|
|Animal Health Technologists and Veterinarians||09||78|
Created in 2001, BC PNP allows the province of B.C. to select and nominate qualified prospective economic immigrants for permanent residence status in Canada. Upon receiving a nomination from BC PNP, successful candidates can apply to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for Canada PR Visa for themselves and their eligible family members.
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