British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) invited 488 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency in new immigration draws held on August 31, 2021.
Invitations were issued to qualified registrants in Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) categories of BCPNP.
In first draw, total 467 immigration candidates from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled sub-categories of SI and EEBC streams received invitations. The minimum provincial score requirement for this draw ranged between 69 and 90 points.
MINIMUM PROVINCIAL SCORES
|SI – Skilled Worker||90|
|SI – International Graduate||77|
|SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled||69|
|EEBC – Skilled Worker||86|
|EEBC – International Graduate||75|
A separate immigration draw targeted candidates whose occupation falls under NOC 0621 – Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers or NOC 0631 – Restaurant and Food Service Managers.
Total 21 invitations were issued to these candidates with minimum provincial scores of 106.
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (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.
The province has now invited over 8,000 immigration candidates for provincial nomination through various BC PNP streams so far this year.
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