British Columbia PNP Draw: Province Issues 175 Canada Immigration Invitations

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British Columbia PNP Draw: Province Issues 175 Canada Immigration Invitations
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British Columbia has issued 175 invitations in a new provincial draw through multiple streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program.

The April 4 draws were split into two categories: general and targeted.

In the general draw, which included tech occupations, 152 invitations were issued through five BC PNP streams for skilled workers and international graduates. Minimum scores ranged from 85 to 106 points.

In the targeted draw, a further 17 invitations were issued to skilled workers and international graduates scoring at least 60 points in the draw targeting Early Childhood Educators and Assistants under NOC 42202.


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A draw targeted at Healthcare workers saw 6 invitations issued to skilled workers, international graduates and entry level and semi-skilled workers, also with a minimum score of 60 points.

Meanwhile, in a March 30 draw, invitations were issued in four different categories.

Skilled workers and international graduates with a minimum score of 85 points received 165 invitations through the BC PNP Tech stream.

A draw targeted at Early Childhood Educators under NOC 42202 saw 23 invitations issued to skilled workers and international graduates, with a minimum score of 60 points. 

A further 23 invitations were issued to skilled workers, international graduates and entry level and semi-skilled workers scoring at least 60 points in a draw targeting Healthcare workers.

A final batch of less than 5 invitations went to skilled workers and international graduates in a draw aimed at other priority occupations under NOCs 31103, 32104, also requiring 60 points. The number was recorded as less than 5 to protect the identity of those invited.


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General Draw April 4

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description
04-04-23 Skilled Worker 103 152 General draw (includes tech occupations)
Skilled Worker – EEBC 103
International Graduate 106
International Graduate – EEBC 106
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 85

Targeted Draw April 4

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description
04-04-23 Skilled Worker, International Graduate 60 17 Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators (NOC 42202)
Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 60 6 Targeted draw: Healthcare

Targeted Draw March 30

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description
30-03-2023 Skilled Worker, International Graduate 85 165 Tech draw
Skilled Worker, International Graduate 60 23 Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202))
Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 60 23 Targeted draw: Healthcare
Skilled Worker, International Graduate 60 <5 Targeted draw: Other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104)

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