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British Columbia PNP invited 175 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada PR

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) conducted four unique immigration draws on March 14, 2022.

A total of 175 immigration candidates under different streams of BC PNP’s Express Entry BC and Skills immigration categories received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency in these invitation rounds.

Details of invitations rounds

The province conducted a BC Tech draw followed by three draws for candidates in targeted occupations – childhood educators, healthcare professionals and health care assistants.

Immigration Stream Number of Invitations Minimum Score Description
Skilled Worker, International Graduate 123 85 Targeted draw: Tech Candidates
Skilled Worker, International Graduate 27 85 Targeted draw:

Early childhood educators (NOC 4214)

Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 21 85 Targeted draw:

Healthcare Occupations

Entry Level and Semi-Skilled <5 63 Targeted draw:

Health care assistants (NOC 3413)

In first BC Tech draw, a total of 123 tech candidates from the Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories received invitations. They needed a minimum provincial score of 85.

The province also conducted three immigration draws for candidates in targeted occupations. A total of 27 invitations went to Early Childhood Educators and 21 to Healthcare Professionals. In both of these draws, candidates were required to have a minimum provincial score of 85 to receive an invite.

Moreover, a separate draw was conducted for Health Care Assistants. Less than five invitations were issued to these candidates through the Entry Level and Semi-Skilled sub-category. The minimum provincial score requirement for this draw was 63.

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