British Columbia Targets BC PNP Tech Pilot Candidates In New Draw

New British Columbia Business Immigration Draw Sees 8 Entrepreneurs Invited
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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


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