British Columbia PNP Draw: Province Issues At Least 213 Invitations

British Columbia PNP Draw: Province Issues At Least 213 Invitations
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British Columbia has conducted a new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program, issuing at least 213 invitations.

The February 21 draw saw invitations issued in five different categories.

A general draw, which included tech occupations, saw 69 invitations issued through five BC PNP streams for skilled workers and international graduates. Minimum scores ranged from 96 to 126 points.

In a further targeted draw, 70 invitations were issued to skilled workers and international graduates scoring at least 60 points in a draw targeting childcare workers.

Construction workers received 32 invitations with a minimum score of 75.

A draw targeted at healthcare workers saw 41 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
21-02-24 Skilled Worker 126 69 General draw (includes tech occupations)
Skilled Worker – EEBC 126
International Graduate 126
International Graduate – EEBC 126
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 99

Targeted Draw

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description
21-02-24 Skilled Worker, International Graduate 60 70 Childcare
75 32 Construction
60 41 Healthcare
60 <5 Veterinary care


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