Up to 258 skilled candidates invited under the new British Columbia PNP draws
skilled candidates invited under the new British Columbia PNP draws On March 21, 2023, the Government of British Columbia issued new invitations under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) and invited qualified Skills and Immigration candidates. British Columbia invited up to 258 candidates to BC PNP.
Details of the new British Columbia PNP draws
- In the General draw, the province invited 202 candidates. The minimum score for candidates invited in this draw was 85-106 points, with ITAs being issued to Entry-Level & Semi-Skilled with a minimum score of 85, Skilled Workers (with EEBC option) with a minimum score of 101, and International Graduates (including EEBC option) with a minimum score of 106.
- the childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 42202), The province issued 34 ITAs to candidates under the childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 42202).
- In the Healthcare-targeted draw, BC invited 17 candidates who scored 60 points.
- Furthermore, In other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104), the province invited fewer than five applicants working in other priority occupations (s 31103, 32104).
In total, the province issued up to 258 ITAs in this draw. This year, British Columbia has already invited 2,798 candidates.
How to Apply for BC PNP?
The Immigration Programs Branch of the Government of British Columbia manages 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 initiatives by the government, fill the labor market shortages, and boost the province’s economy. You and your family can apply to IRCC to become permanent residents of Canada if you are nominated.
To apply for BC PNP you can see your eligibility criteria if it’s meet to apply for BC PNP, The categories include:
- Skills Immigration
- Entrepreneur Immigration
- Express Entry BC
- Tech Pilot
You have to Create a profile online through the BC PNP registration process if you are eligible. You will be asked to give details about your educational background, work history, language proficiency, and other relevant details. If your application gets accepted, you will receive a score based on the information you provide and be added to a candidate pool. Your EOI’s duration is one year. Finally, You will be informed via your BC PNP Online account if you are invited to apply. You will have 30 days to complete your application and submit it.
As well, consider working with an immigration consultant who has expertise in the BC PNP when you require professional assistance. They can give guidance on the application procedure and aid in the creation of a compelling case for your nomination.
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