Free Assesment Form

Immigration News

British Columbia launched its largest BCPNP Draw this year- Issued 405 Invitations

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 21, Aug 2018

visas default image

The British Columbia Province of Canada opened its largest draw of BCPNP (British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program) of the year 2018 last week. The draw invited a total of 405 candidates to apply in the PNP and obtain provincial nomination. The BCPNP is one of the most popular Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) of Canada, which invite the suitable immigrants for the province of British Columbia and subsequently, allocate the provincial nominee certificate, which in turn helps them obtain permanent residency in Canada through various pathways.

Largest BCPNP Draw of 2018

The latest draw of BCPNP (British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program) launched on August 8, 2018, is the biggest so far in this year. The draw invited a total of 405 candidates under different categories of BCPNP.

BCPNP August 8, 2018 Draw

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued
08-Aug-18 EEBC - Skilled Worker 87 Total: 405
EEBC - International Graduate 91
SI - Skilled Worker 82
SI - International Graduate 91
SI- Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 65

For the direct skilled worker stream candidates, qualifying marks were as low as 82 points. On the other hand, the Express entry BC- skilled worker needed at least 87 points to get the invitation. The candidates under International Graduate stream needed minimum 91 points to qualify under both Express entry and direct streams. The applicants under Entry level and semi-skilled workers required at least 65 points to qualify.

Also read- Ontario PNP- Express Entry Invitation draw Invites 947 candidates with cut off marks 350

Previous BCPNP Draw

The last draw of British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (held on August1, 2018) was small compared to the latest BCPNP draw, which invited just 31 candidates under different streams of British Columbia PNP.

Recently, British Columbia has also extended its BCPNP Tech Pilot program till 2019. This Tech Pilot Program has 29 targeted occupations, under which the applicants will be considered.

Call Expert now to apply in appropriate PNP to obtain Canada PR Nomination this year

If you are willing to get permanent residency in Canada this year, you must choose the most appropriate Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to apply in the same with complete preparation. To know the right immigration program based on your profile and to apply in the same this year, you may get in touch with most qualified and experienced Canadian migration experts at Visas Avenue- the leading and accredited Consultancy Service specialized in Canada Immigration and PR.

You may call Visas Avenue immigration expert on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Alternatively, e-mail your queries to Visas Avenue e-mail id-


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.


Free Assessment Visa Assessment Form

    Please fill in the fields below .

  • SEND