British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to 216 candidates on March 31, 2023, Tech Draws. The recent BC PNP draws targeted specific occupations, including childcare, healthcare, and tech occupations, besides other priority occupations.
The Skills Immigration BC PNP draw on March 30, 2023, issued Invitations to Apply as follows:
- Targeted Draw Tech – Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to 165 candidates under the Skilled Worker International Graduate stream with minimum CRS scores of 85 points.
- Targeted Draw Childcare – 23 candidates receive ITAs under the Skilled Worker International Graduate Stream with a CRS threshold of 60 points.
- Targeted Draw Healthcare – 23 candidates receive ITAs under the Skilled Worker International Graduate Stream with a CRS threshold of 60 points.
- Targeted Draw Other Priority occupations – 5 candidates to receive ITAs under Skilled Worker International Graduate Stream with a CRS threshold of 60 points.
Highlights of BC PNP
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) is a popular provincial immigration option among candidates aspiring to work and settle in British Columbia. Candidates must fulfill multiple eligibility requirements to receive an Invitation to Apply under the BC PNP pathway.
Submission of an Expression of Interest (EOI) is the first step to becoming eligible for BC PNP selection. The program evaluates candidates on different parameters, such as education, language proficiency, work experience, and ties to the province.
BC PNP Points Calculator determines the scores of candidates for selection to receive a nomination to apply for permanent residence. The application process for BC PNP nomination is time-consuming, requiring fulfillment of the program’s eligibility criteria and compliance with the application process.