British Columbia has released the results of the latest Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) invitation draws that took place this past week.
The last PNP draw was held on June 7. 141 candidates were invited in this draw.
In order to be eligible for a provincial nomination in BC, candidates must meet the requirements of one of British Columbia’s Express Entry BC or Skills Immigration categories, which are managed through the Skills and Immigration Registration System (SIRS).
Minimum score between 60-85
Invitations in this draw were issued to candidates from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, and Entry Level and Semi-Skilled subcategories, and, all those invited applicants had a minimum provincial score between 60 and 85, depending on the stream.
The province has recently been holding rounds of invitations for candidates in specific occupations to meet the increased labour needs in certain sectors of the economy. This week, the province invited the following:
- 125 tech occupations with scores of at least 85;
- 16 early childhood educators (NOC 4214) with scores of at least 60;
- less than five healthcare occupations with scores of at least 60.