BCPNP

British Columbia Invites 357 Candidates in Separate Draws

Published on : November 25, 2021


Key Highlights:

  • Overview
  • ITAs Issued
  • Separate Draws
  • BC PNP


On Tuesday, the Canadian province of British Columbia held two separate rounds of invitations to invite 357 candidates to apply for provincial nomination under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).

ITAs Issued

The province invited the immigration candidates under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) from the Skills Immigration (SI) and the Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams.

Under the Skills Immigration stream, it only issued Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for those candidates who were under the Skilled Worker, International Graduate and Entry-Level and Semi-Skilled categories. 

Under Express Entry BC, it issued ITAs to candidates under Skilled Worker and International Graduate categories.

Separate Draws

The ITAs were issued to the immigration candidates in two separate draws, the details for which are given below:

The first was a general draw, which invited 386 candidates with different provincial score requirements for each category.

ITAs Issued

Category

Minimum Score




258

SI - Skilled Worker

96

SI - International Graduate

82

SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled

71

EEBC - Skilled Worker

97

EEBC - International Graduate

83

 

The second draw only focussed on candidates who had occupations under two NOC codes - NOC 0621 for retail and wholesale trade managers and NOC 0631 for restaurant and foodservice managers 

ITAs Issued

Category

Minimum Score




99

SI - Skilled Worker

103

SI - International Graduate

103

SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled

103

EEBC - Skilled Worker

103

EEBC - International Graduate

103

 

BC PNP

The BCPNP program aims to draw skilled foreign professionals whose skills are high in demand in the province and who wish to become permanent residents of Canada and settle in British Columbia.

The streams under this are managed by the Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS), under which the interested must register their account to be eligible.

 

Topics: Migrate, Canada

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