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British Columbia invited 102 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination for Canadian PR in First Tech Draw of 2022 on January 4

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) invited 102 tech workers to apply for a provincial nomination in its first immigration draw of the year under its popular stream – BC PNP Tech Program on January 4, 2021.

Invitations were issued to candidates from the Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories under BCPNP’s Express Entry BC and Skills immigration categories, which are managed through the Skills and Immigration Registration System (SIRS).

In order to receive an invite this draw, eligible candidates needed a minimum provincial score of 80.

BC PNP Tech Program

Launched in May 2017, the BC PNP Tech provides a fast-track immigration pathway to qualified foreign tech workers and international student who want to become permanent Canadian residents.

In order to apply through this stream, immigration candidates need to have a full-time job offer in one of 29 eligible tech occupations from an eligible employer in the province. The job offer must be valid for a minimum of one year with at least 120 days remaining at the time of submitting the application.

The 29 eligible tech occupations that can qualify under this stream include Computer engineers, Civil engineers, Information systems analysts and consultants, Software engineers and designers, Web designers and developers, Computer network technicians, Authors and writers, Graphic designers and illustrators, Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade, among others

The eligible candidates need to first create a profile through the BC PNP’s online portal and register under SIRS. They must choose to apply through the Skills Immigration or Express Entry BC immigration categories.

The BC PNP will then invite top-scoring candidates to apply for a provincial nomination through weekly draws conducted by BC PNP.

Candidates, who received an invitation in this draw, now have 30 calendar days to submit their complete application for provincial nomination to BC PNP.

British Columbia PNP invited over 11,500 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency in 2021.

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British Columbia invited 87 Tech candidates for provincial nomination in new Tech Draw on November 16

British Columbia PNP invited 87 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian Permanent Residency in latest Tech Draw held on November 16, 2021.

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued invitations to Tech candidates who had a valid job offer of at least 12 months in one of 29 eligible occupations.

In order to receive an invite in this draw, Tech candidates under the Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories of BC PNP’s Express Entry BC and Skills immigration Streams, needed a minimum provincial score of 75.

Launched in May 2017, the BC PNP Tech provides a fast-track immigration pathway to qualified foreign tech workers and international student who want to become permanent Canadian residents.

In order to apply through this stream, immigration candidates need to have a full-time job offer from an eligible employer in the province. The job offer must be valid for a minimum of one year with at least 120 days remaining at the time of submitting the application.

The eligible candidates need to first create a profile through the BC PNP’s online portal and register under its Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). They must choose to apply through the Skills Immigration or Express Entry BC immigration categories.

The BC PNP will then invite candidates who fulfill the minimum score requirements to apply for a provincial nomination through weekly draws conducted by BC PNP.

Candidates, who received an invitation in this draw, now have 30 calendar days to submit their complete application for provincial nomination to BC PNP.

British Columbia has now invited over 10,500 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination through various PNP categories and streams so far in 2021.

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British Columbia PNP Draw – October 26, 2021

British Columbia PNP Draw – October 26, 2021

358 foreign workers, international students received invitations to apply for provincial nomination

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) invited a total of 358 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency through two immigration draws held on October 26, 2021.

Invitations were issued to candidates under the Skilled Worker, International Graduate as well as Entry Level and Semi-Skilled sub-categories of Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams of BC PNP.

In first draw, total 306 immigration candidates received invitations. The minimum provincial score requirement for this draw ranged between 68 and 91points.

Immigration Categories Streams Minimum Score Total invitations issued

The Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams

SI – Skilled Worker 91

306

SI – International Graduate 78
SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 68
EEBC – Skilled Worker 91
EEBC – International Graduate 78

In second separate draw, total 52 invitations were issued to Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers (NOC 0621) & Restaurant and Food Service Managers (NOC 0631) with minimum provincial scores of 104.

B.C. has now issued over 10,000 invitations through various BC PNP streams so far in 2021.

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British Columbia invited 464 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination on September 14, 2021

British Columbia invited total 464 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency in new PNP draw conducted on September 14, 2021.

In first immigration draw, total 365 immigration candidates from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled sub-categories of Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams of British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) received invitations.

The minimum provincial score requirement for this draw ranged between 69 and 90 points.

Immigration Categories Streams Minimum Score Total invitations issued

The Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams

SI – Skilled Worker 90

365

SI – International Graduate 77
SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 69
EEBC – Skilled Worker 86
EEBC – International Graduate 75

In second separate draw, total 99 invitations were issued to candidates whose occupation falls under NOC 0621 – Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers or NOC 0631 – Restaurant and Food Service Managers with scores of 105.

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) offers a fast-track pathway for high-demand skilled foreign workers to get a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency and immigrate to British Columbia, Canada.

The Express Entry BC (EEBC) stream of BCPNP allows the province to search & invite qualified immigration candidates from the Federal Express Entry who have the qualifications, education and work experience.

The Skills Immigration (SI) Category of BCPNP is designed for skilled and semi-skilled workers whose occupations are in high demand in British Columbia.

Find out if you are eligible for Canada immigration!!

To find out if you’re eligible for immigration to Canada under BC PNP, simply complete our FREE ASSESSMENT FORM ! A member of the WWICS team will review your eligibility and contact you to discuss your options to immigrate to Canada!

British Columbia PNP invited 488 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination on August 31, 2021

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) invited 488 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency in new immigration draws held on August 31, 2021.

Invitations were issued to qualified registrants in Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) categories of BCPNP.

In first draw, total 467 immigration candidates from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled sub-categories of SI and EEBC streams received invitations. The minimum provincial score requirement for this draw ranged between   69 and 90 points.

MINIMUM PROVINCIAL SCORES

Streams Minimum Score
SI – Skilled Worker 90
SI – International Graduate 77
SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 69
EEBC – Skilled Worker 86
EEBC – International Graduate 75

A separate immigration draw targeted candidates whose occupation falls under NOC 0621 – Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers or NOC 0631 – Restaurant and Food Service Managers.

Total 21 invitations were issued to these candidates with minimum provincial scores of 106.

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) offers a fast-track pathway for high-demand skilled foreign workers to get a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency and immigrate to British Columbia, Canada.

The Express Entry BC (EEBC) stream of BCPNP allows the province to search & invite qualified immigration candidates from the Federal Express Entry who have the qualifications, education and work experience.

The Skills Immigration (SI) Category of BCPNP is designed for skilled and semi-skilled workers whose occupations are in high demand in British Columbia.

The province has now invited over 8,000 immigration candidates for provincial nomination through various BC PNP streams so far this year.

Find out if you are eligible for Canada immigration!!

To find out if you’re eligible for immigration to Canada under BC PNP, simply complete our FREE ASSESSMENT FORM ! A member of the WWICS team will review your eligibility and contact you to discuss your options to immigrate to Canada!