British Columbia PNP Issues Over 74 ITAs in Latest Skills Immigration Draw
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British Columbia PNP Issues Over 74 ITAs in Latest Skills Immigration Draw

Austin Campbell



Latest Skills Immigration Draw

The latest draw conducted by the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) on April 30th, 2024, has seen a significant issuance of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residency across various streams. Let’s dive into the details of this draw and what it means for aspiring immigrants to British Columbia.

British Columbia PNP Draw Highlights – 30 April, 2024

In this recent draw, British Columbia issued a total of over 74 ITAs, targeting candidates from different occupational backgrounds and skill levels. The draw encompassed both general and targeted rounds of invitations, offering opportunities for skilled workers, international graduates, entry-level positions, and semi-skilled workers.

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  • Skilled Worker and International Graduate Streams: A total of 47 ITAs were issued, covering candidates under these streams, including their Express Entry options, as well as the Entry Level and Semi-Skilled streams. The minimum score required for this category was 131.
  • Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (NOC 42202): 9 ITAs were extended to profiles with experience in this field, with a minimum score of 91.
  • Construction Occupations: Similarly, 9 invitations were offered to applicants with experience in 25 construction-related occupations, with a minimum score of 93.
  • Healthcare Occupations: Another 9 profiles with experience in 39 healthcare-related occupations received invitations to apply, with a minimum score of 100.
  • Veterinary Care: A targeted draw for veterinary care occupations resulted in fewer than 5 ITAs being issued, with a minimum score of 80.
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DateDraw TypeStreamMinimum ScoreNumber of Invitations
April 30GeneralSkilled Worker (including EEBC option)13147
International Graduate (including EEBC option)131
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled107
TargetedChildcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)919
25 Construction occupations939
39 Healthcare occupations1009
Veterinary care80<5

Factors Influencing Invitations

Invitations to apply in the Skills Immigration streams may be based on various factors, including education level, professional designations, language skills, occupation, work experience duration and skill level, job offer wage and skill level, intent to settle in a specific region, and strategic priorities addressing specific labor market needs or supporting government initiatives.

The recent draw conducted by the British Columbia PNP shows the province’s dedication to welcoming skilled immigrants who can make meaningful contributions to its economy and communities. With a diverse array of occupations targeted in this draw, aspiring immigrants are presented with abundant opportunities to pursue permanent residency in British Columbia. As the province continues to attract talent from around the world, it remains an appealing destination for individuals seeking fresh starts and promising career prospects.

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