British Columbia Issues At Least 204 Canada Immigration Invitations In New PNP Draw

British Columbia PNP Draw: Province Issues 185 Invitations
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British Columbia has issued at least 204 invitations in new draws through multiple streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program.

The October 31 draws were split into two categories: general and targeted.

In the general draw, which included tech occupations, 133 invitations were issued through five BC PNP streams for skilled workers and international graduates. Minimum scores ranged from 91 to 113 points.

In the targeted draw, a further 48 invitations were issued to skilled workers and international graduates scoring at least 60 points in a draw targeting Early Childhood Educators and Assistants under NOC 42202.

A draw targeted at Healthcare workers saw 22 invitations issued to skilled workers and international graduates, also with a minimum score of 60 points.

Finally, a draw aimed at other priority occupations under NOCs 31003 and 32104 saw ‘less than 5’ invitations issued, again with a minimum score of 60. The number of invitations was recorded as ‘less than 5’ to protect the identity of those invited.

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General Draw

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description
31-10-23 Skilled Worker 111 133 General draw (includes tech occupations)
Skilled Worker – EEBC 111
International Graduate 113
International Graduate – EEBC 113
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 91

Targeted Draw

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description
31-10-23 Skilled Worker, International Graduate 60 48 Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators (NOC 42202)
Skilled Worker, International Graduate 60 22 Targeted draw: Healthcare
Skilled Worker, International Graduate 60 <5 Other priority occupations (NOCs 31003, 32104)


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