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British Columbia issued 3,100 Nominations in 2018 to express Entry candidates- Report

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 06, Aug 2019

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British Columbia province of Canada has nominated 3,100 candidates for Canadian permanent residency in the year 2018, under Express Entry aligned streams of its British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP).This was 750 nominations more compared to 2017 (i.e. 48% of all nominations issued by the province of British Columbia in 2018.

The government of BC has revealed the latest report in this regard. Most of these nominations have been issued under the two key streams of BCPNP, i.e.the Express Entry B.C. (EEBC) -Skilled Worker Category and EEBC-International Graduate Category.

BCPNP nominations in 2018

Out of the total 3,100 nominations issued by the province of British Columbia PNP last year, 2,000 were issued to the Express Entry B.C. (EEBC)-Skilled Worker Category candidates while 936 candidates were nominated under the EEBC-International Graduate Category (i.e. to foreign graduates of eligible post-secondary institutions in British Columbia.

What is Express Entry stream of a PNP?

The express entry is the federal online immigration system of Canada launched by IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada in January 2015.

The EE stream gives the access to a provincial nominee program to access the express entry pool of candidates and notify the applicants to apply in the relevant stream of that PNP. If an applicant applies and get selected in the express entry stream of a PNP, he gets 600 additional CRS points in express entry. Such massive rise in CRS point score makes an applicant eligible to get Canada PR invitation from IRCC. The EEBC Stream of British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program has 4 immigration categories that are associated with the Express Entry system, i.e.
  • EEBC: Skilled Worker
  • EEBC: International Graduate
  • EEBC: International Post-Graduate
  • EEBC: Healthcare Professional

Get provincial nomination through best Canadian PNP

In last few months the PNPs of Canada are quite active. Like BCPNP, the other provincial nominee programs, i.e. Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program, Saskatchewan PNP, Alberta Immigrant Nominee program, Prince Edwardes Island Provincial Nominee Program, etc. are also inviting huge number of skilled workers from overseas to apply for nomination and subsequently, nominating them for Permanent Residency in Canada. Hence, you must coordinate with a trusted Canada immigration consultant to choose the best PNP based on your profile and apply in the same to win the provincial nomination and subsequently, get the Canadian PR invitation in the federal Express Entry system based on the same.

Contact Visas Avenue to apply in best PNP to get Canada PR

If you wants to obtain the permanent residency in Canada through a provincial nominee program this year, you may get in touch with Visas Avenue qualified visa experts and professionals for best support and assistance in visa filing, documentation, selection of right PNP, etc. Visas Avenue is a prominent and registered Canadian Visa Consultancy Company in India.

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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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