British Columbia Issues At Least 216 Invitations In New PNP Draw

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British Columbia Issues At Least 216 Invitations In New PNP Draw
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British Columbia has conducted a new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program, issuing at least 216 invitations.

The January 23 draw saw invitations issued in five different categories.

A general draw, which included tech occupations, saw 79 invitations issued through five BC PNP streams for skilled workers and international graduates. Minimum scores ranged from 98 to 120 points.

In a further targeted draw, 66 invitations were issued to skilled workers and international graduates scoring at least 60 points in a draw targeting childcare workers.

Construction workers received 34 invitations with a minimum score of 75.

A draw targeted at healthcare workers saw 36 invitations issued to skilled workers and international graduates, with a minimum score of 60 points.

Finally, a draw aimed at veterinary care workers saw ‘less than 5’ invitations issued, again with a minimum score of 60. It was listed as ‘less than 5’ to protect the identity of those invited.


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General Draw

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description
23-01-24 Skilled Worker 120 79 General draw (includes tech occupations)
Skilled Worker – EEBC 120
International Graduate 120
International Graduate – EEBC 120
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 98

Targeted Draw

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description
23-01-24  

 

 

Skilled Worker, International Graduate

60 66 Childcare
75 34 Construction
60 36 Healthcare
60 <5 Veterinary care

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