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British Columbia Invites 265 Candidates in Latest BCPNP Draw Opened on March 26, 2019

March 26 , 2020 By Rajneesh Kumar

Latest BCPNP Draw Opened on March 26, 2019


British Columbia province of Canada has finally launched much awaited BCPNP draw on March 26, 2019. The draw for skilled worker category was awaited since last 20 days as the last draw for this particular stream was out on March 5, 2016. Although the BCPNP (British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program) was launching its Tech Pilot stream draws and Entrepreneurs stream draws, however, the skilled worker was the one that is most popular among the Canada immigration aspirants with skilled work experience.

BCPNP Draw on March 26, 2019

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program issued a total of 265 invitations in March 26 draw. Out of the total number, 242 invites were sent to candidates under Skilled Worker and International graduate streams, whereas, 23 invitations were issued under Entrepreneur immigration stream.

Date Category Minimum Score Number of Invitations
March 26, 2019 SI - Skilled Worker 94  
SI - International Graduate 100  
SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 73  
EEBC - Skilled Worker 100  
EEBC - International Graduate 105  
Total number of invitations issued 242


The province of British Columbia has revealed the minimum score requirement in the draw, however, it has not mentioned the number of invites sent separately to the skilled worker and International graduate streams. The invites in the current BCPNP draw were sent to the following categories, i.e.

  • Skills Immigration — Skilled Worker (Minimum score- 94)
  • Skills Immigration — International Graduate(Minimum score- 100)
  • Skills Immigration— Entry Level and Semi-Skilled(Minimum score- 73)
  • Express Entry BC — Skilled Worker(Minimum score- 100)
  • Express Entry BC — International Graduate(Minimum score- 105)
  • Entrepreneur Immigration(Minimum score- 106)

Entrepreneur Immigration Draws in 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


The BC issued 23 invites under Entrepreneur Immigration stream with a minimum point score requirement of 106 points.

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EEBC - Skilled Worker Stream of BCPNP

Express Entry stream of BCPNP is the largely popular stream among the applicants. If you apply and get selected for nomination via this stream the BCPNP allocate you the nomination for Canada PR and subsequently, you get 600 additional points in the Express Entry System. Hence, to apply in this stream, you need to have an account in the federal Express Entry immigration system of Canada.

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