B.C. holds two new PNP draws inviting a total of 441 immigration candidates
British Columbia (B.C.) invited a total of 441 immigration candidates in two separate Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws on April 13.
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (B.C. PNP) invited candidates through the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry B.C. (EEBC) streams.
The first draw invited 21 candidates who have work experience in two National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes – NOC 0621 and 0631. NOC 0621 is for retail and wholesale trade managers and NOC 0631 is for restaurant and food service managers.
Candidates in this draw needed to have a minimum provincial score of 113. Invited candidates were from the SI and EEBC streams through the Skilled Worker and International Graduate sub-categories.
The second draw invited 420 immigration candidates from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, and Entry Level and Semi-Skilled sub-categories of the SI and EEBC streams. Candidates needed to meet different provincial scores depending on the sub-category, see below for a breakdown.
SI: Skilled Worker – candidates needed a minimum provincial score of 95.
SI: International Graduate – candidates needed a minimum provincial score of 95.
SI: Entry Level and Semi-Skilled – candidates needed a minimum provincial score of 79.
EEBC: Skilled Worker – candidates needed a minimum provincial score of 95.
EEBC: International Graduate – candidates needed a minimum provincial score of 95.
B.C. PNP has now held 21 invitation rounds into 2021, total invitations issued this year are 3,430.
Invited candidates now have 30 calendar days to submit a complete application through the B.C. online system.