Invitations were issued to Tech Workers, Early Childhood Educators and Assistants, and Healthcare Professionals
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) conducted its weekly round of invitations on May 24.
A total of 137 immigration candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada Permanent residency in these draws.
|Draw||Immigration Category||Number of Invitations||Minimum Score|
|Tech Draw||Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)||115||85|
|Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214)||Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)||11||60|
|Healthcare Occupations||Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled (includes EEBC option)||11||60|
Out of total invitations issued, 115 went to tech candidates from the Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories of BC PNP through a Tech draw. In order to get an invite, candidates needed a minimum provincial score of 85.
BC PNP also invited 11 early childhood educators and 11 healthcare professionals in two separate draws. The minimum provincial score requirement in both of these draws was 60 points.
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP)
Created in 2001, BC PNP allows the province of B.C. to select and nominate qualified prospective economic immigrants for permanent residence status in Canada.
BC PNP uses an online, points-based expression of interest (EOI) system to manage application intake. Applicants need to first register an EOI profile that establishes a point score based on various factors – level of education, work experience, language skills, occupation, and job offer, among others.
The BC PNP then periodically issues invitations to apply for provincial nomination to the highest-scoring candidates.
Upon receiving a nomination from BC PNP, successful candidates can apply to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for Canada PR Visa for themselves and their eligible family members.
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