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In the BC PNP Latest Draw, which was held on October 4th, 2022, nearly 239 applicants received invitations under British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The minimal Skilled Immigration Registration System (SIRS) scores for this draw were between 60 and 184. British Columbia usually holds PNP draws on a weekly basis.

Following the previous data trends, candidates got invitations under BC PNP through general and specialized draws based on high-demand occupations and professions. The candidates selected are from the following categories:

  • Skilled Worker
  • Skilled Worker – EEBC option
  • International Graduate
  • International Graduate – EEBC option
  • Entry Level and Semi-Skilled
  • Entry Level and Semi-Skilled – EEBC option

BC PNP General Draw Results

In the general draw held on October 4, 2022, BC issues 184 invitations with minimum SIRS scores between 82 and 120 depending on the pathways. The minimum scores for the individual categories are mentioned below:

Number of Invitations Category Minimum Score
Skilled Worker 120
Skilled Worker – EEBC option 120
International Graduate 105
International Graduate – EEBC option 105
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 82
BC PNP Latest Draw Results

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BC PNP Targeted Draw Results

In recent months, BC has been holding targeted draws for candidates who meet minimum requirements under certain National Occupational Classifications (NOCs) that are in demand, like healthcare and technology.

Targeted draws may not require SIRS scores as high as general draws. This week, SIRS scores of 60 were required for each targeted category. In their targeted draws, BC invited the following number of candidates:

Number of Invitations Category Minimum Score Description/ Targeted Draw NOC Code
32 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants 4214
13 Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled (includes EEBC option) 60 Healthcare
<5 Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 60 Healthcare: Health care assistants 3413
<5 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 Other priority occupations 3114, 3213

BC PNP Skilled Immigration and EEBC Streams

Provincial nominee programs let you move to the province of your choice and get a Canadian permanent residency. BC PNP is the provincial nominee program offered by British Columbia. You can immigrate to British Columbia as a skilled worker through:

  • BC PNP Skills Immigration Stream
  • Express Entry BC (EEBC Streams)

BC PNP Skills Immigration

British Columbia offers unique immigration programs to attract skilled workers from across the world. These programs generally fall under the BC PNP Skills Immigration Category.

Express Entry BC

The IRCC’s Express Entry pool is periodically searched by the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) to seek applicants who could be eligible for one of the province’s Express Entry BC Streams. To support government programmes, address labour market gaps, and boost the province’s economy, the province routinely selects and welcomes foreign employees, students, and entrepreneurs through this programme.

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All candidates who intend to immigrate to Canada must enroll in the province’s stream to maximize their chances of being selected by the province. By acquiring a Letter of Nomination from a province, candidates with Express Entry profiles can increase their CRS score by 600 points. Those attempting to get permanent residence (PR) status often benefit from having a high CRS score.

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