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British Columbia has Issued 358 Invitations in latest BCPNP Draw

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 22, Nov 2018

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British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) has launched its latest drawn November 14, 2018 to issue 358 invitations. These invites were issued under different categories, i.e. Express Entry BC Skilled Workers as well as International Graduate category of BCPNP. Both the streams are aligned with the Federal Express Entry System of Canada. Let's find out more details about this latest BCPNP draw.

British Columbia latest draw opened

The latest BC draw invited the candidates under Express Entry BC and Skilled Immigration stream. The BC has different categories for which it invites from the skilled and talented people from overseas. Take a look at the latest BCPNP draw details:

BCPNP Draw Held on BC PNP Category Qualifying Marks Number of total Issued Invitations
November 14, 2018 EEBC - Skilled Worker 80 358
EEBC - International Graduate 90
SI - Skilled Worker 80
SI - International Graduate 90
SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 70

The government of British Columbia hasn't shared the breakdown of the number of invitations issued against each of its category rather, only cumulative figure of 358 invitations is available which have been issued under all key streams of the BC, i.e.

  • EEBC - Skilled Worker
  • EEBC - International Graduate
  • SI - Skilled Worker
  • SI - International Graduate
  • SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled
The applicants interested in applying for the British Columbia PNP require having the account in the Federal Express Entry System, which evaluates the applicant under three main categories, i.e.
  • Federal Skilled Worker (FSW)
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
  • Federal Skilled Trades (FST)

The applicants need to submit the application under BC PNP and selected applicants will get the provincial nomination from the government of British Columbia for Canadian PR.

Also read- Nova Scotia Demand -Express Entry Stream (category B) opened and closed within couple of hours

Benefit of BC nomination

The candidates who are able to obtain the provincial nomination from province of BC become eligible to receive 600 extra CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points in Express Entry System. As per the current express entry draw trends, IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) has the cut off or qualifying marks around 449 (as per latest Express entry draw) for issuing Canada PR invitation to the applicants.

And with the 600 additional CRS points, you stand every chance to get the Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canada PR from IRCC. Once ITA is received you need to submit complete Canada PR Application along with documents within 60 days.

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If you are not able to obtain the Canada PR Invitation (ITA) since long, it's the high time to choose and apply in the most suitable Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) based on your profile.

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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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