BC invited up to 230 candidates under the BC PNP Skills Immigration Draw
The Government of British Columbia held new invitation draws under the BC PNP Skills Immigration candidates on August 22, 2023.
In the general draw, BC invited 169 candidates. The minimum score for candidates invited to this draw was 88-109 points.
In the childcare-targeted draw: The province issued 33 ITAs to candidates under the childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 42202).
In the Healthcare-targeted draw, BC invited 23 candidates who scored 60 points.
In the priority occupations: Fewer than five invitations have been issued for other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104).
In total, British Columbia issued up to 230 ITAs in this draw. This year, British Columbia has already invited 6,848 candidates.
Important factors of targeted BC PNP Invitation rounds
One or more of the following factors may be used to target ITAs to the Skills Immigration streams:
- Education: level, field of study, and place of completion
- Professional designations that are acceptable in BC
- language proficiency
- length and level of work experience
- the job’s salary and/or level of skill
- want to settle down in a specific region and live there
- Strategic goals are elements that support government pilot programs and initiatives or address specific labor market needs in British Columbia.
BC PNP Draws 2023
The BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) is an economic immigration program operated by the Immigration Programs Branch of the Government of British Columbia. The program allows the province to select and nominate foreign workers, international students, and entrepreneurs to satisfy British Columbia’s labor market demands, support government initiatives, and develop the province’s economy.
You can find out details on the most recent BC PNP draw 2023 dates, the number of invitations to apply (ITAs) issued to submit nomination applications, the draw streams that were held, and any specific factors targeted. BC PNP draws 2023
BC PNP Skills Immigration Stream
British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP), a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) administered by the province of British Columbia, contains a number of immigration streams referred to as British Columbia Skills Immigration. Workers and foreign graduates who have the skills, education, or experience necessary to effectively contribute to the BC economy may be nominated for permanent residence in Canada through the BC Skills Immigration programs. The BC Skills Immigration program offers the following streams:
- BC Skilled Worker
- BC Healthcare Professional
- BC International Graduate
- BC International Post-Graduate
- BC Entry Level and Semi-Skilled Worker
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