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Latest BC PNP draw- British Columbia issues 195 Invitations to apply for a provincial nomination

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 25, Jan 2021

Latest BC PNP draw- British Columbia issues 195 Invitations to apply for a provincial nomination The latest draw of British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) opened on January 19, 2021, to issue 195 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to apply for provincial nomination. In this regular draw of BC PNP, the British Columbia province invited the candidates under its Skilled Worker and International Graduate category as usual.

Let us find out more details about the draw.

Latest BC PNP Draw on January 19

The BC issued a total of 195 invitations in this latest regular draw of British Columbia PNP. The minimum score requirement was 96 points for SI - Skilled Worker and SI - International Graduate category. The minimum point's requirement was 80 points for SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled category.

Regular BC PNP Draw on January 19, 2021

Date Number of Invitations Category Minimum Score
January 19, 2021 195 SI - Skilled Worker 96
SI - International Graduate 96
SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 80
EEBC - Skilled Worker 106
EEBC - International Graduate 103

For EEBC - Skilled Worker and EEBC - International Graduate category, 106 and 103 points were required respectively to get the Invitation to Apply (ITA) for provincial nomination. Find below the list of excluded NOCs in the current BC PNP draw: 0621, 0631, 0632, 0651, 3236, 6211, 6311, 6313, 6321, 6322, 6341, 6421, 6511, 6512, 6513, 6521, 6522, 6523, 6524, 6525, 6531, 6532, 6533, 6562, 6564, 6611, 6621, 6711, 6721, 6722, 6731
Also read-Which is the best PNP to apply for Canada PR in 2021
Apply for PNP if your CRS score is low

Suppose your CRS score in Express Entry system is relatively low compare to the ongoing demand from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). In that case, you can apply in a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to increase the same.

The nomination for Canadian PR visa, obtained via a PNP, helps you add 600 additional CRS points to your express entry account. Consequently, you can get the Invitation to Apply (ITA) for the Canadian PR visa from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Some popular PNPs to apply for Canadian PR visa are as follows:

  • Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)
  • Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
  • Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)
  • Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), etc.
To select and apply for the best PNP based on your profile, you get in touch with Visas Avenue. It is a registered Visa Consultancy Company in India for Canada's immigration and Permanent Residence (PR) process.

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Rajneesh Kumar

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