British Columbia (BC) held its latest Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw on February 06, 2024, marking the fifth invitation round conducted by the province in the year. To date, a total of 1,193 candidates have received invitations through Skills Immigration draws, with no Entrepreneur Immigration draws conducted in 2024.
Results of the Latest BC PNP Draw
The recent BC PNP draw saw 218 invitations being issued to candidates possessing work experience in various in-demand occupations, including Childcare, Construction, Healthcare, and Veterinary Care. The breakdown of the draw results is as follows:
- Skilled Worker: 102 invitations (General draw) with a minimum score requirement of 122
- Skilled Worker – EEBC option: 122 minimum score requirement
- International Graduate: 122 minimum score requirement
- International Graduate – EEBC option: 122 minimum score requirement
- Entry Level and Semi-Skilled: Less than 97 minimum score requirement
Furthermore, targeted invitations were extended to candidates under specific categories, such as Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Childcare, Construction, Healthcare, and Veterinary Care. The minimum score requirements for these targeted invitations ranged from 60 to 75.
Selection Factors for Targeted Invitations
Candidates receiving targeted invitations under the latest BC PNP draw may have been selected based on various selection factors, including:
- Education level and field of education, along with where it was completed
- Eligible professional designations in BC
- Language skills
- Duration and skill level of work experience
- Wage and/or skill level of job offer
- Intent to live, work, and settle in a specific region
Strategic priorities aligned with specific labour market needs in BC or support of government pilot projects and initiatives
Application Process for Invited Candidates
If you have been selected in this recent BC PNP draw, you will have 30 days to submit a complete application via the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) online portal, along with the necessary supporting documents and processing fee.
Upcoming BC PNP Draw
The Canadian province of British Columbia conducts BC PNP draws are typically conducted every week, usually on a Wednesday. The next scheduled draw is anticipated to take place on February 13, 2024. Stay updated with the latest developments in British Columbia’s Provincial Nominee Program through reliable sources to ensure you don’t miss out on potential opportunities for immigration and settlement in the province.