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A New Skills Immigration BC PNP Draw Issues Invites to Over 180 Candidates

British Columbia held a new invitation round under the Skills Immigration category on October 11, 2023, inviting 185 candidates for permanent residency.

The latest British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program invitation round issued 185 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residence to skilled workers and international graduates. It was the second BC PNP draw of the month. The BC PNP draw considered all Skills Immigration streams to target 35 tech occupations.

The October 11 BC PNP draw also invited candidates with active profiles in the Express Entry pool. Here are the details of the BC PNP draws for Skilled Workers and International Graduates:

  • BC PNP Tech Category – 118 ITAs (Minimum cut-off score 90)
  • BC PNP Childcare Category -45 ITAs (Minimum cut-off score 60)
  • BC PNP Healthcare Category -17 ITAs (Minimum cut-off score 60)
  • BC PNP Other Occupations Category -5 ITAs (Minimum cut-off score 60)

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) helps British Columbia attract eligible skilled workers to boost the province’s economy by becoming permanent residents. BC PNP is a popular provincial immigration pathway among aspiring immigrants.

British Columbia operates two main streams to invite candidates meeting the eligibility criteria. The Skills Immigration stream aims to address labor market gaps by attracting skilled immigrants with work experience in high-demand occupations. The BC PNP Skills Immigration targets categories of healthcare, childcare, and technology, to name a few.

 The Entrepreneur Immigration stream of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program attracts innovative entrepreneurs from abroad to settle in the province by setting up their business ventures.  

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