British Columbia invites more than 178 candidates in new PNP draws

British Columbia (BC) PNP Drawa
  • May 4, 2022

On May 3, more than 178 BC immigration candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination from the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP).

A total of 141 of these candidates were invited through a general draw. Candidates who received invitations in this draw were from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, and Entry Level and Semi-Skilled subcategories and needed a minimum provincial score between 77 and 123.

There were three separate draws held by the province for candidates in targeted occupations.  A total of 28 early childhood educators who may qualify for the Skilled Worker and International Graduate sub-categories were invited. BC also invited nine healthcare professionals who may be eligible for the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, or the Entry Level and Semi-Skilled sub-categories. A minimum provincial score of 65 was required for both draws.

Further, fewer than five veterinarians, animal health technologists, and veterinary technicians were invited to apply for the Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories. These candidates also needed scores of at least 65 to qualify.

General Draw:

Date Category Min. Score   Invitations Issued   Descriptions
03 – May -22Skilled Worker109   141General draw (includes  tech occupations)
Skilled Worker – EEBC123
International Graduate97
International Graduate – EEBC107
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled77


Targeted Draw:

Date CategoryMin. ScoreInvitations Issued Description
03 – May -22Skilled Worker, International Graduate6528Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators (NOC 4214)
Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled659Targeted draw: Healthcare
Skilled Worker, International Graduate65<5Targeted draw: Other priority occupations (NOCs 3114, 3213)



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