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British Columbia has Issued 494 Invitations in two separate BC PNP Draws Opened on February 16, 2021

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 19, Feb 2021

British Columbia has Issued 494 Invitations in two separate BC PNP Draws Opened on February 16, 2021 The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) opened two separate draws on February 16, 2021 to invite 494 candidates to apply for provincial nomination. The BC has issued these invitations to apply (ITAs) to qualified registrants in Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC categories. Find below the breakdown of the complete invitation issued in each draw and minimum score requirement.

Two BC PNP Draws on 16th February

In the first BC PNP draw, British Columbia invited 459 candidates under Skilled Worker and International graduate categories. Minimum score requirement was 98 points and 94 points for SI - Skilled Worker and SI - International Graduate category. Moreover, the point's requirement was 85, 104, and 94 points for SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled, EEBC - Skilled Worker and EEBC - International Graduate category respectively.

Regular BC PNP Draw on February 16, 2021

Date Number of Invitations Category Minimum Score
February 16, 2021 459 SI - Skilled Worker 98
SI - International Graduate 94
SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 85
EEBC - Skilled Worker 104
EEBC - International Graduate 94

In the second BC PNP draw held on the same date, i.e. 16th February, British Columbia invited 35 candidates with a points score requirement being 120 points for all categories.

Date Number of Invitations Category Minimum Score
February 16, 2021 35 SI - Skilled Worker 120
SI - International Graduate 120
SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 120
EEBC - Skilled Worker 120
EEBC - International Graduate 120

Temporary suspensions on some occupations lifted BC has lifted the temporary suspension on 31 occupations effective February 16, 2021. Hence, BC PNP has resumed issuing invitations to apply (ITA) to these occupations previously excluded from receiving invitations.

Moreover, to balance the requirements across all sectors of the labour market, BC PNP has conducted a separate draw for below occupations:

  • Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers (NOC 0621) and
  • Restaurant and Food Service Managers (NOC 0631)
High number of applicants registered for both these occupations within the BC PNP Skills Immigration Registration System.
Also read-Which is the best PNP to apply for Canada PR in 2021
To confirm your eligibility and apply for the best Canadian Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) this year to obtain Canadian PR visa, you may contact our Canada migration expert on Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777, or send us an e-mail at- info@visasavenue.com.


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