British Columbia invited 190 candidates to apply for permanent residence on November 7, 2023, in the first skills immigration draw of the month.
The latest British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) draw focused on Skilled Workers and International Graduate streams, inviting 190 candidates. The minimum score necessary to receive the invitations to apply was 60 points.
These are the highlights of the BC PNP Skills Immigration Draw:
BC PNP Tech Draw – 104 ITAs
BC PNP Healthcare Draw – 25 ITAs
BC PNP Childcare Draw – 61 ITAs
British Columbia operates several provincial immigration programs to attract skilled workers and international graduates to meet its growth and labor market objectives. It invited 903 candidates to apply for permanent residence through BC PNP draws in October 2023.
British Columbia is among the most popular Canadian provinces among prospective immigrants. Eligible candidates willing to work and settle in British Columbia must strive to strengthen their candidature because BC PNP is a highly competitive immigration program.
British Columbia has immigration programs for entrepreneurs and skilled workers. Candidates are evaluated based on age, education, work experience, and adaptability. The province issues Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to the most eligible candidates through periodic invitation rounds.
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