Minimum Scores Drop For All 5 Streams As British Columbia Conducts Major PNP Draw

British Columbia PNP Conducts Two New Immigration Draws
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Minimum scores fell for all five streams as British Columbia immigration conducted its largest BC PNP draw of 2019.

The August 20 draw saw invitations issued to 527 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program candidates, the first time the province has crossed the 500 barrier this year.

Entry level and semi-skilled workers required the lowest minimum score, at 77 points.

Direct provincial skilled workers, meanwhile, required 95 points to qualify, with skilled workers through the Express Entry-linked stream needing a minimum score of 100 points.

International graduates through the direct provincial stream also needed to score 100 points, while those invited via the Express Entry-linked stream required 102 points to qualify.

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Minimum Score

Invitations Issued


SI – Skilled Worker


Total: 527


SI – International Graduate



SI – Entry Level & Semi-Skilled



EEBC – Skilled Worker



EEBC – International Graduate



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Colin Singer is an international acclaimed Canadian immigration lawyer and founder of featured on Wikipedia. Colin Singer is also founding director of the Canadian Citizenship & Immigration Resource Center (CCIRC) Inc. He served as an Associate Editor of ‘Immigration Law Reporter’, the pre-eminent immigration law publication in Canada. He previously served as an executive member of the Canadian Bar Association’s Quebec and National Immigration Law Sections and is currently a member of the Canadian Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Colin has twice appeared as an expert witness before Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. He is frequently recognized as a recommended authority at national conferences sponsored by government and non-government organizations on matters affecting Canada’s immigration and human resource industries. Since 2009, Colin has been a Governor of the Quebec Bar Foundation a non-profit organization committed to the advancement of the profession, and became a lifetime member in 2018.