199 skilled candidates and tech professionals invited under the BC PNP Draw

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the BC PNP Draw

199 skilled candidates and tech professionals invited under the BC PNP Draw on August 1, 2023, British Columbia issued new invitations in the Skilled Worker – International Graduate categories of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). 

In the Tech-targeted draw, BC issued 132 invitations with a minimum score of 88 points. 

In the Childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 42202), the province invited 39 candidates who scored 60 points. 

In the Healthcare-targeted draw, the province issued 23 invitations. 

Additionally, fewer than five invitations have been issued for other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104). 

The province invited up to 199 candidates with a score of 60-88 points. Including this draw, in 2023, British Columbia has already issued 6,265 invitations.


Overview of the BC PNP Draw

Find out the BC PNP Draws on August 01 2023 invitation round results in the table below






August 1, 2023


Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)


Targeted draw: Tech



Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)



Targeted draw: Healthcare



Targeted draw:
Other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104)

With certain exceptions, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) sends out ITAs to qualified candidates every week. The requirements of the BC PNP application inventory at the time of the invitation round determine the frequency, size, and date of its most recent draw.

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What are the requirements for the BC PNP in 2023?

As a skilled immigrant, to be eligible for the BC PNP in 2023 the candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • accept a full-time, intermediate job offer from a BC company that is qualified. The job offer must fall under National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill level 0, A, or B.
  • must have at least two years of experience working in a position that is directly relevant to their education.
  • Demonstrate your ability to care for yourself and any accompanying family members.
  • be capable of entering Canada legally.
  • Meet the minimal language requirements for jobs at NOC skill level B.
  • Offer a salary that is in line with the industry median in British Columbia.

About the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program

The Immigration Programs Branch of the Government of British Columbia administers the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP), an economic immigration program. The province may select and nominate foreign workers, students, and entrepreneurs through the program in order to promote government programs, fill labor market gaps, and expand the province’s economy. 

You and your family can apply to IRCC to become permanent residents of Canada if you are nominated.

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