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British Columbia Extends Invitations to 193 Applicants in Latest BC PNP Draw


British Columbia Extends Invitations to 193 Applicants in Latest BC PNP Draw

In the most recent draw held on December 5, 2023, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued invitations across various streams, each with its unique minimum score requirements. The breakdown of streams and their corresponding minimum scores is detailed below:

  • Childcare Stream: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202) under the Skilled Worker and International Graduate stream, including the Express Entry British Columbia option, required a minimum score of 60, resulting in 46 Invitations to Apply (ITAs).
  • Construction Stream: The Construction stream mandated a minimum score of 75, leading to the issuance of 31 ITAs.
  • Healthcare Stream: In the Healthcare stream, applicants needed to attain a minimum score of 60, resulting in 24 ITAs.
  • Tech Stream: Geared towards individuals with specific technological skills, the Tech stream demanded a higher minimum score of 94, culminating in 92 ITAs.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to log into their BCPNP Online profiles to ascertain whether they have received an Invitation to Apply (ITA). The draw dates, stream details, and minimum scores provide valuable insights into the emphasized factors for each draw, enabling applicants to stay well-informed about the status of their applications.

Latest BC PNP Draws 2023:

Draw 1

  • Draw Type: Targeted Draw
  • Invited Occupation: Early childhood educators and Assistant (NOC 42202)
  • Selected Categories: SI – Skilled Worker, EEBC – Skilled Worker, SI – International Graduate, EEBC – International Graduate
  • Count of invitations sent: 46
  • Minimum Score: 60

Draw 2

  • Draw Type: Targeted Draw
  • Invited Occupation: Construction
  • Selected Categories: SI – Skilled Worker, EEBC – Skilled Worker, SI – International Graduate, EEBC – International Graduate
  • Count of invitations sent: 31
  • Minimum Score: 75

Draw 3

  • Draw Type: Targeted Draw
  • Invited Occupation: Healthcare
  • Selected Categories: SI – Skilled Worker, EEBC – Skilled Worker, SI – International Graduate, EEBC – International Graduate
  • Count of invitations sent: 24
  • Minimum Score: 60

Draw 4

  • Draw Type: Targeted Draw
  • Invited Occupation: Tech
  • Selected Categories: SI – Skilled Worker, EEBC – Skilled Worker, SI – International Graduate, EEBC – International Graduate
  • Count of invitations sent: 92
  • Minimum Score: 94

What is the eligibility criteria for BC PNP?

To be eligible for the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP), individuals must meet the following criteria:

  • Job Offer: Secure a full-time job offer in British Columbia within skilled occupations (NOC levels 0, 1, 2, or 3), excluding temporary or time-limited positions.
  • Qualifications: Possess the necessary qualifications for the job and demonstrate the ability to fulfill its duties effectively.
  • Work Experience: Have a minimum of two years of full-time work experience in any skilled occupation (NOC levels 0, 1, 2, or 3).
  • Financial Support: Provide evidence of the ability to financially support oneself and dependents.
  • Immigration Status: Either possess legal immigration status in Canada or be eligible for it.
  • Language Requirements: If the job falls under NOC levels 2 or 3, meet the specified language requirements.
  • Wage Rates: Receive compensation in alignment with the wage rates for the respective occupation in British Columbia.
  • Note: Job offers in the tech field or under NOC 41200 (university professors and lecturers) don’t necessarily have to be permanent.

What is the application process for BC PNP Draw?

Here is a step-by-step process for applying to the BC Provincial Nominee Program:

Category Selection:

  • Identify the appropriate immigration category based on your situation.
  • Register online to receive a registration score reflecting your qualifications.

Weekly Draws:

  • The BC PNP conducts weekly draws, selecting candidates with high registration scores.
  • Selection considers program capacity.

Application Submission:

  • Upon receiving an invitation, submit your application online within 30 days.
  • As of August 1, 2023, the application fee is 1475 CAD.

Expedited Processing:

  • Benefit from expedited processing to ensure a swift assessment of your eligibility.

Nomination and Permanent Residency:

  • Successfully nominated candidates proceed to apply for Canadian permanent residency through federal immigration channels.

Work Permit Support Letter:

  • Nominees meeting the criteria receive a work permit support letter, aiding in work permit application or renewal while the permanent residence application is in process.

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