In the BC PNP latest draw, there were 100 applicants selected in the four skilled worker immigration subcategories and two entrepreneur program categories.
British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) invites 100 total immigration candidates from four skilled worker immigration subcategories and two from entrepreneur program categories. Out of these, 80 applicants were from Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration streams. The streams of selection for these applicants were Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories. The rest 20 applicants were from the B.C.'s Entrepreneur Immigration program. The minimum score is required in all these categories for 80 points.
A total of 15 invitations were issued in the Entrepreneur Immigration Base Category, and five invitations were issued under Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot. For the base category, the selection score was 122 points, and for the regional pilot, the selection score was 109.
The Key Highlights of the Draw
The BC province holds regular draws on a weekly basis and has been highly active in invitations, even in the COVID 19 times. On 29th September 2020, the province held the largest draw where 450 candidates were selected. The most popular draws of the province are the Tech Pilot draws, where there are 29 eligible occupations for application. It was launched in 2017, and the skilled technical workers are selected to help the province with the labor market demands. To be selected, the applicants need to have a valid job offer and be selected in one of the Provincial immigration streams. To be selected in the BC PNP, the applicant should be registered in Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS) and also have an online profile.
The applicants who are selected for the BC PNP are also eligible for 600 bonus points in the federal Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score categories.
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