The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued 387 Invitations to Apply for a provincial nomination certificate to candidates under Skilled Immigration and Express Entry streams in the draw that took place on December 5, 2018. Candidates obtain 600 additional points under the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) who obtain invitation under British Columbia’s Express Entry-aligned streams, such as the EEBC – Skilled Worker and EEBC – International graduate streams, if their application is approved for provincial nomination. Skilled Immigration candidates who received nomination from the province will have their application for PR processed outside the Express Entry system. Generally, candidates applying to the categories managed under the BC PNP require an indeterminate, full-time job offer from an employer in the province. However, candidates applying under BC PNP Tech Pilot with job offers in one of the 29 occupations are required to have a job offer that lasts for at least one year (365 days).

Date Category Minimum Score Required Number of ITAs Issued
December 5, 2018 EEBC – Skilled Worker 85 387
EEBC – International Graduate 95
SI – Skilled Worker 85
SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 68
SI – International Graduate 95


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