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On June 27, 2023, British Columbia made an exciting announcement regarding the BC PNP Latest Draw. This draw, conducted under the BC PNP Skills Immigration category, is geared towards attracting highly skilled and semi-skilled workers in occupations that are in high demand within the province. It’s worth noting that candidates from the Express Entry BC stream were also included in this draw.

A total of around 185 lucky individuals received Invitations to Apply (ITAs) under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. These individuals, who are part of the program’s candidate pool, include Skilled Workers and International Graduates. The minimum score required for this draw ranged from 60 to 109, depending on the specific stream and category within the BC PNP.

  • Draw Date: June 27, 2023
  • No. of Invitations: ~ 185
  • BC PNP Stream: Skills Immigration
  • Minimum Score: Ranging from 60-109

BC PNP Latest Draw Results: June 27, 2023

Let’s dive into the specifics of the latest draw! In this particular BC PNP draw, approximately 130 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) were issued to eligible candidates through the General Draw. These ITAs were distributed among five different applicant categories, each requiring specific minimum scores. The detailed breakdown can be found in the table below:

Date Number of
Stream Minimum
June 27, 2023 130 Skilled Worker 106 General draw
(includes tech occupations)
Skilled Worker – EEBC option 106
International Graduate 109
International Graduate – EEBC option 109
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 87

BC PNP Targeted Draws

Moreover, there were also targeted draws in this BC PNP round. These draws resulted in nearly 55 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) being issued to eligible candidates. These ITAs were allocated to three specific applicant categories: Childcare, which includes Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (NOC 42202), Healthcare, and Other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104). To find out the minimum scores required for each category, take a look at the table below:

Date Number of
Stream Minimum
June 27, 2023 23 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)
June 27, 2023 18 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw: Healthcare
June 27, 2023 <5 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw:
Other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104)
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BC PNP Skills Immigration Categories

The Skills Immigration (SI) stream is a crucial pathway for skilled workers looking to obtain provincial nomination through the BC PNP. This stream encompasses several categories, offering opportunities for different individuals:

BC PNP Skilled Worker: This sub-category is specifically designed for individuals who have completed post-secondary education or training and gained work experience in a skilled occupation. To be eligible, candidates must secure a job offer from an employer located in British Columbia.

BC PNP Health Authority: The Health Authority sub-category is tailor-made for healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, psychiatric nurses, and allied health professionals. Eligible candidates must have a job offer in an eligible healthcare occupation within British Columbia.

BC PNP International Graduate: The International Graduate sub-category is ideal for individuals who have recently graduated from a Canadian university or college. Candidates must obtain a job offer from a BC employer in a skilled occupation relevant to their field of study.

BC PNP International Post-Graduate: The International Post-Graduate sub-category welcomes graduates who have completed a Master’s or Doctoral degree in natural, applied, or health sciences from an eligible institution in British Columbia.

BC PNP Semi-Skilled: The Semi-Skilled sub-category focuses on individuals who have received a job offer from a BC employer in an eligible occupation within tourism, hospitality, food processing, or long-haul trucking. Candidates must meet specific language and employment requirements.

Canada Targeted Express Entry Draw for Healthcare Workers ~ 500 Invitations

What is Express Entry BC Stream?

Now, let’s talk about the exciting Express Entry BC Stream! This stream operates in partnership between the Government of Canada’s Express Entry system and the province of British Columbia. This collaboration allows British Columbia to identify potential candidates from the Express Entry pool who may qualify for one of the EEBC streams.

By harnessing the power of the Express Entry system, the province aims to streamline the immigration process and select candidates who can make valuable contributions to British Columbia’s economic growth and development.

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If you’re eager to kick-start your BC PNP journey, don’t hesitate to seek assistance from experienced immigration consultants at Team ELAAR. Led by Mr. Keshav Sharma, a Licensed Canadian Immigration Consultant.

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