Canadian Province British Columbia held the two draw through its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) 14 Sep 2021.
British Columbia invited a total of 365 skilled worker and international Graduate candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination in the BC Express Entry (EEBC) and Provincial Skills Immigration categories in a general draw. The minimum score required for applicants varied by category.
The cut-off scores for Express Entry BC (EEBC) subcategories were:
- Skilled Worker: 86
- International Graduate: 75
Applicants in this category must have previously submitted profiles under the Express Entry system of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Once they receive their invitation to apply for a BC Provincial Nomination, successful applicants will earn an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points which will effectively guarantee that they receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence under IRCC Express Entry. system.
The cut-off scores for the three immigration skills (IS) subcategories were as follows:
- Skilled Worker: 90
- International Graduate: 77
- Entry Level and Semi-Skilled: 69
Due to the high number of people registered in the BC PNP Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS) in certain occupations, British Columbia has also held an additional draw to balance needs across all sectors of the provincial labor market. The separate draw was carried out in the SI and EEBC categories and targeted candidates whose profession falls under CNP 0621 or CNP 0631. The draw resulted in 99 invitations with scores of 105.
So far this year, over 8,500 invitations to apply for provincial nomination have been issued by BC PNP. British Columbia runs weekly invitations, some specifically targeting applicants working in the tech industry.
This news taken from CIC News