New British Columbia PNP Draw issues 225 invitations to skilled candidates
On September 19, 2023, the Government of British Columbia held new British Columbia PNP Draw invitation draws under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) and invited qualified Skills Immigration candidates.
In the general draw, BC invited 147 candidates. The minimum score for candidates invited to this draw was 89-111 points.
The province issued 51 ITAs to candidates under the childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 42202).
In the Healthcare-targeted draw, BC invited 27 candidates who scored 60 points.
New British Columbia PNP Draw results overview
The latest British Columbia PNP draw was split into two categories: General and targeted. The results of the BC PNP draw can be overviewed in the table below:
Number of invitations
|September 19, 2023||General (includes tech occupations)||Skilled Worker||
|Skilled Worker – EEBC option||
|International Graduate – EEBC option||
|Entry Level and Semi-Skilled||
|Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)||Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)||
In total, British Columbia issued 225 ITAs in this draw. This year, British Columbia has already invited 7,643 candidates.
Important factors of targeted BC PNP Skills Immigration Stream
Invitations to apply for the BC PNP Skills Immigration streams may be targeted based on one or more of the following criteria:
- 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.
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