British Columbia BCPNP draw invites 494 candidates

By Vijay Lala

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Immiboards ― British Columbia BCPNP has issued 494 invitations under Skills Immigration and Express Entry category of BCPNP in the draw on February 16, 2021.

BCPNP issued 459 invitations in the S.I. – Skilled Worker, S.I. – International Graduate, S.I. – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled, EEBC – Skilled Worker, EEBC – International Graduate categories.

Further, BC also invited 35 candidates who work as retail and wholesale trade managers [NOC 0621] as well as restaurant and food service managers [NOC 0631] . 

The minimum provincial score cut off for this draw was 85.

The 35 candidates invited under retail and wholesale trade managers [NOC 0621] as well as restaurant and food service managers [NOC 0631] required a minimum score of 120 points.

British Columbia did not provide a breakdown of invitations issued in each category.

Summary of British Columbia BCPNP draw (February 16, 2021):
S.I. – Skilled Worker – required a score of 98
S.I. – International Graduate – required a score of 94
S.I. – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled – required a score of 85
EEBC – Skilled Worker – required a score of 104
EEBC – International Graduate – required a score of 94

The BC PNP Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams are for workers or international graduates with the skills, education and experience required for high-demand occupations in B.C.

British Columbia PNP Skills Immigration categories:

Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker
Skills Immigration – Healthcare Professional
Skills Immigration – International Graduate
Skills Immigration – International Post-Graduate
Skills Immigration – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled (Including employment in the Northeast Development Region of B.C.)
Express Entry BC categories:

Express Entry BC – Skilled Worker
Express Entry BC – Healthcare Professional
Express Entry BC – International Graduate
Express Entry BC – International Post-Graduate

Download British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC Program Guide

British Columbia invites registrants in the following categories under the British Columbia PNP:

Skills Immigration — Skilled Worker

Skills Immigration — International Graduate

Skills Immigration — Entry Level and Semi-Skilled

Express Entry BC — Skilled Worker

Express Entry BC — International Graduate

Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category

Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot

This was the 8th British Columbia BCPNP draw of 2021 and invited 1308 candidates in 2021.

Vijay Lala is the founder and editor-in-chief of Immiboards.com. Dual master's degrees in Political Science and Economics, along with a decade of Canadian immigration research experience, have equipped him with a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of immigration law, policy research, and settlement issues. Linkedin  Twitter


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