British Columbia Targets BC PNP Tech Pilot Candidates In New Draw

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Aerial view of Surrey Central with New Highrise Construction. Picture taken in British Columbia, Canada.

Technology workers were the focus of the latest draw conducted by the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program.

The April 2 draw saw 26 invites issued to candidates through the BC PNP Tech Pilot.

Minimum scores dropped as low as 73 for entry-level and semi-skilled candidates.

Skilled workers through the direct provincial stream required 94 points to qualify, while Express Entry skilled workers needed 100 points.


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International graduates, meanwhile, required 100 points through the direct provincial stream, and 105 points via the Express Entry stream. 


Did You Get Invited in the April 2 B.C. Immigration Draw?

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued
02-April-19 (Technology only) EEBC – Skilled Worker 100 Total: 26
EEBC – International Graduate 105
SI – Skilled Worker 94
SI – International Graduate 100
SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 73

Source: www.welcomebc.ca

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