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British Columbia Issued 397 Invitations via latest BCPNP Draw

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 12, Sep 2018

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Canadian province British Columbia has invited just under 400 candidates in latest draw of British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP). The BCPNP is the popular Provincial Nominee Program of the British Columbia province of Canada. It every year invite applications from the suitable skilled worker and professionals under different streams and subsequently allocate them provincial nomination for acquiring permanent residency in Canada.

Latest draw of British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP)

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) launched its latest draw on September 5, 2018 to invite total 397 candidates to apply for provincial nomination. BCPNP generally issue invitation to the candidates under following categories, i.e.

  • Skills Immigration - Skilled Worker
  • Skills Immigration - International Graduate
  • Skills Immigration - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled
  • Express Entry BC - Skilled Worker
  • Express Entry BC - International Graduate
  • Entrepreneur Immigration

The candidates applying as HealthCare Professional or International Post-Graduate under the Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC streams do not require any invitation to apply. Such applicants can directly apply through BCPNP Online.

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Annual nomination quota of British Columbia

Since all Provincial Nominee Programs operate in coordination with the federal government, British Columbia has also got annual nomination quota from IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada). For the year 2018, the annual nomination quota of BC is 6,250. The issued Invitations to apply (ITAs) issued by BC in a particular BCPNP draw also depend on the annual quota, so as the frequency of draws being occurred periodically.

Latest BCPNP Draw Invitations under Skilled Worker and Express Entry BC

Date Category Minimum Score Number of Invitations
September 5, 2018 SI - Skilled Worker 82
SI - International Graduate 91
SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 65
EEBC - Skilled Worker 84
EEBC - International Graduate 91
Total number of invitations issued 397

The last BCPNP draw held on August 30, 2018 for Tech Pilot program candidates, wherein a total of 32 invitations were issued.

Also read- New EOI System to Make Canada PR Process easy in 2018

What is guaranteed invitation score for BCPNP?

If you are able to achieve or exceed the below score under different streams of British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP), you will sure receive the Invitation to Apply (ITA) in the next BCPNP draw.

Category Guaranteed Registration Score
Skills Immigration - Skilled Worker 135
Skills Immigration - International Graduate 105
Skills Immigration - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 95
(includes Northeast)
Express Entry BC - Skilled Worker 135
Express Entry BC - International Graduate 105

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If you need professional advice, assistance or support to apply Canada Permanent Residency (PR) visa via British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) or any other relevant Canada immigration program, you may get in touch with qualified Canadian immigration experts and professionals at Visas Avenue Immigration. It's a leading and trusted Immigration Consultancy Company in India for Canada immigration and PR Process.

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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.

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