On November 9, British Columbia has held its new round of PNP draw, inviting 340 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination.
BC has issued more than 10,000 invitations since the start of 2021. This draw has invited candidates in two separate draws on the same day.
Distribution of BC PNP draw, November 9, 2021
Total Invitations- 340
|Draw 1||Category||Minimum SIRS Score|
|Total Number of Invitations- 53|
(only to NOC 0621, NOC 0631)
|EEBC- Skilled Worker||104|
|EEBC- International Graduate||104|
|SI- Skilled Worker||104|
|SI- International Graduate||104|
|Draw 2||Category||Minimum SIRS Score|
|Total Number of Invitations- 287||EEBC- Skilled Worker||94|
|EEBC- International Graduate||80|
|SI- Skilled Worker||93|
|SI- International Graduate||80|
|SI- Entry Level & Semi Skilled||69|
BC PNP is a pathway for high-demand foreign workers and experienced entrepreneurs to get permanent residency in British Columbia.
This category nominates skilled workers from high-demand occupations. The candidate must first accept the job offer from the BC employer and have relevant training and experience. It is a faster way to get permanent residence in British Columbia.
This category nominates physicians, nurses, specialists, & allied health professionals to put up their valuable skills to work in the province and get PR in BC.
Health Match BC provides free health recruitment and placement services which helps to find jobs in different fields with one of the BC’s health authorities.
The candidates with a valid qualification from an eligible Canadian university or college within the last three years are likely to get nominated under this category.
The candidates who wish to complete their advanced studies in BC’s growing technology, healthcare, and applied sciences sectors & have done a graduate degree in the sciences from an eligible BC university or college come under this category.
The candidate must have graduated in the last three years with a master’s or doctoral degree in the natural, applied, or health sciences.
Following Graduate Degree’s are valid under this category:
- biological and biomedical sciences
- computer and information sciences and support services
- engineering technology
- health professions and related clinical sciences
- mathematics and statistics
- natural resources conservation and research
- physical sciences
Entry Level and Skilled Migration
It is a pathway for workers in a valid tourism or hospitality, long haul trucking, or food processing occupation to get PR in British Columbia.
About Express Entry Process:
It is an application management system that manages applications for the economic immigration programs of Canada. Canadia Experience Class, Federal Skilled Worker Program, & the Federal Skilled Trades Program are the three programs that use Express Entry. PNP candidates in the Express Entry have already qualified for one of these programs.
Express Entry uses CRS, Comprehensive Ranking System which is a points-based system used to rank the profiles of the candidates. The top-scoring candidates receive an ITA and then they can apply for PR through regular Express Entry draws.
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