British Columbia Tops 1,500 Invites In Last 3 All-Program Draws

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British Columbia Tops 1,500 Invites In Last 3 All-Program Draws

British Columbia immigration has issued 1,554 invites in its last three all-program draws after the latest draw saw 481 candidates receive invitations.

The September 17 draw saw high invitation numbers continue after the 2019 record was broken twice in the last two British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draws.

The minimum required score dropped to 92 points for the direct provincial skilled worker stream, compared to 97 for the Express Entry-linked stream. 

For international graduates, the minimum score was 97 for the direct provincial stream and 101 for the Express Entry-linked category.

Entry-level and semi-skilled workers required 77 points to qualify.


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Did You Get Invited in the September 17 B.C. Immigration Draw?

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued
17-Sept-19 SI – Skilled Worker 92 Total: 481
  SI – International Graduate 97
  SI – Entry Level & Semi-Skilled 77
  EEBC – Skilled Worker 97
  EEBC – International Graduate 101

Source: www.welcomebc.ca

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