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BCPNP may decrease Qualifying marks to meet Immigration target of 5500 - Apply for Canada Immigration now

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 29, Apr 2016

visas default image If you are looking to immigrate to Canada through a PNP (provincial nominee program), you must consider applying in BCPNP this year. The BCPNP (British Columbia Immigrant Nominee Program) is the immigration program of British Columbia province of Canada. This Provincial Nominee program is expected to decrease its qualifying marks in coming round of invitation to meet the annual immigration target. The BCPNP offers the nominations for permanent residency to the selected candidates under newly launched SIRS system.

BCPNP launched SIRS in January 2016

The BCPNP launched a new registration system i.e. SIRS (Skills Immigration Registration System) in the month of January this year to process the nomination applications received from the BCPNP applicants. It is the EOI (Expression of Interest) based system more like Express Entry, which allocates points to the candidates and runs periodic draws to choose the candidates with best score.

Below are the key categories of SIRS system:

  • Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker
  • Skills Immigration – International Graduate
  • Express Entry B.C. – Skilled Worker
  • Express Entry B.C. – International Graduate
  • Skills Immigration – Northeast Pilot Project
  • Skills Immigration – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled
BCPNP may decrease Qualifying marks- Opportunity for Canada Immigration Applicants

In last two rounds of invitations, only 364 invitations have been issued by BCPNP under SIRS up to now. Hence, in order to meet the annual immigration target of 5500, BCPNP may decrease the qualifying marks and invite more candidates. It is a great opportunity for the Canadian PR aspirants to register their profile in online SIRS system and apply in the BCPNP for nomination. The low qualifying marks will certainly increase the chances of securing the nomination. A candidate can apply to IRCC for permanent residency in British Columbia, Canada on the basis of nomination received from BCPNP.

How to Apply in BCPNP via SIRS System?

A skilled immigrant looking to apply in BCPNP has to register on SIRS system. You need to submit online EOI in the new SIRS system and your profile will be given a set score based on the key factors, i.e. education, work experience, language proficiency, etc. However, you can register only for one category. The registration on SIRS is absolutely free, however, your profile only remain valid for 12 months. The BCPNP sends the nomination invites to the candidates with high score via its periodic round of invitations.

How to get best assistance to apply in SIRS for Canadian PR visa?

Well, SIRS being the new and technical immigration system, you can coordinate with the registered and reliable migration expert to help you with registration formalities on SIRS and apply in BCPNP. You will get the complete assistance from the Canadian Immigration expert at Visas Avenue regarding essential documents, job offer requirement, and other such procedural things needed for BCPNP.

You may call the immigration expert at contact nos. 011-48447777 (Delhi) or 080-46668222 (Bangalore). Alternatively, you can fill the free assessment form to get your profile assessed by the expert for Canada immigration. You will get the call thereafter with key suggestions on your Canada immigration.


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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