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British Columbia PNP draw opened on 9th April 2019 to issue invitations

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 10, Apr 2019

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British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) opened its latest draw on 9th April 2019 to issue 142 Invitations under key categories, i.e. SI - Skilled Worker, EEBC - Skilled Worker, SI - International Graduate, etc. The province of British Columbia didn't provide the separate details of the allocation to all categories, however, mentioned the minimum score requirement.

British Columbia PNP Draw on 9th April

The BC issued total 142 invitations in the draw under Skilled Worker and International Graduate streams of the BCPNP.

BCPNP draw on 9th April 2019

Date Category Minimum Score Number of Invitations
April 9, 2019 SI - Skilled Worker 95
SI - International Graduate 105
SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 75
EEBC - Skilled Worker 95
EEBC - International Graduate 95
Total number of invitations issued: 142

Categories which received the invites

Below categories received the invites in the 9thApril draw:
  • Skills Immigration - Skilled Worker (Minimum score- 95 points)
  • Skills Immigration - International Graduate (Minimum score- 105 points)
  • Skills Immigration - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled (Minimum score- 75 points)
  • Express Entry BC - Skilled Worker (Minimum score- 95 points)
  • Express Entry BC - International Graduate (Minimum score- 95 points)
The BC also launched its Tech Pilot Draw last week to issue 26 invitations under different categories. The draw for the Tech Pilot opened on April 2, 2019.

Entrepreneur category Draws this year

There have been total three draws under Entrepreneur Immigration category this year and total 61 invitations have been issued till now in these three draws. Last draw was held on March 26, 2019.

Date Stream Score Number of Invitations
March 26, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration 106 23
February 27, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration 108 19
January 30, 2019 Entrepreneur Immigration 109 19
Last year, BC allocated total 6,250 nominations in 2018 was 6,250. This year, we may expect the nominations to surpass the last year's number. Previous draw for regular categories occurred on March 26, 2019 invite 242 candidates under various categories of BCPNP (British Columbia Nominee Program). The Canadian PNPs are quite active this year in terms of inviting and nominating applicants for the Canadian PR through different immigration streams.

Year 2019 is best time to apply Canada PR via PNP

This year, Canadian government or IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) has relaxed the immigration process requirements and qualifying marks in both PNPs and Express Entry system as well. The PNPs are inviting increased number of candidates this year to nominate them for Canadian permanent residency.

If you wish to apply in the best PNP as per your profile, you may coordinate with Visas Avenue- the top and registered Visa Consultant in India for Canada immigration process. The VA team has tremendous record for obtaining PR visa approvals for the candidates, applying PR through it every year. To start the process at earliest, you may call Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, receive a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.


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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