British Columbia, a sought-after Canadian province, has once again opened its doors to immigrants with the latest British Columbia PNP draw. The most recent draw extended invitations to 183 candidates in the Tech, Childcare, and Healthcare sectors. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the details of this latest draw.
BC PNP Latest Draw: Key Highlights
On 12 September, the most recent BC PNP draw issued a total of 183 ITAs to skilled workers and International graduates. These invitations were distributed across various streams under the BC PNP, including Express Entry BC (EEBC) – Skilled Worker, Express Entry BC (EEBC) – International Graduate, Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker, Skills Immigration – International Graduate, and Skills Immigration – Entry-Level and Semi-Skilled.
Category 1: Tech Draw – 133 Invitations
The province has made its intentions clear by issuing a staggering 133 invitations in the technology category. To qualify, candidates needed a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 88.
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Category 2: Childcare – 36 Invitations
In this draw, 36 invitations were extended to those specializing in Early Childhood Education (NOC 42202). While the CRS score requirement for this category was set at 60, the province emphasized the significance of these individuals in shaping young minds and fostering early development.
Category 3: Healthcare – 14 Invitations
British Columbia recognizes healthcare professionals’ unwavering dedication by offering 14 invitations in this sector. Just like the Childcare category, a CRS score of 60 was the threshold.
This draw represents the second Skills Immigration draw by the BC PNP in September. In the previous round on September 6, 2023, a total of 155 Skilled Workers and International Graduates received ITAs. These individuals possessed a minimum CRS score of 60, making them eligible for provincial nomination.
BC PNP Eligibility Criteria
Before considering British Columbia for your immigration journey, it’s vital to understand the BC PNP eligibility criteria:
- Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to BC PNP.
- Typically, you’ll need a valid job offer from a BC employer.
- Your occupation must match the province’s needs.
- Proficiency in English or French is mandatory.
- Prove your ability to support yourself and your family.
- For the Tech Pilot program, your job offer must be in specified tech occupations.
- Childcare workers require education, experience, and certification.
- Healthcare professionals need relevant licenses to practice in BC.
- Register with the appropriate regulatory body for your profession.
The latest BC PNP draw presents opportunities in technology, childcare, and healthcare. At Canada Immigration News, stay up-to-date with the latest information and requirements. British Columbia awaits with its promise of a high quality of life, career opportunities, and a diverse and welcoming community. Good luck with your BC PNP journey!