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British Columbia Opens Latest BCPNP Draw on April 9, 2019- Invites 142 Candidates

March 26 , 2020 By Rajneesh Kumar

Latest BCPNP Draw Opened on April 9, 2019

British Columbia province of Canada has launched latest draw of its PNP, i.e. British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) on 9th April 2019 to issue 142 invitations under different streams of BCPNP. The PNP of British Columbia is quite popular among the applicants as it offers Canadian permanent residency pathway through its different streams, i.e. SI- Skilled Worker category, SI- international Graduate category, EEBC - Skilled Worker, etc.

Latest BCPNP Draw Opened on April 9, 2019

In the current draw, British Columbia has invited a total of 142 candidates under its key streams, i.e.

  • Skills Immigration — Skilled Worker (Minimum score- 95 points)
  • Skills Immigration — International Graduate(Minimum score- 105 points)
  • Skills Immigration — Entry Level and Semi-Skilled(Minimum score- 75 points)
  • Express Entry BC — Skilled Worker(Minimum score- 95 points)
  • Express Entry BC — International Graduate(Minimum score- 95 points)

BCPNP Draw on 9th April 2019

Date Category Minimum Score Number of Invitations
April 9, 2019 SI - Skilled Worker 95  
SI - International Graduate 105  
SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 75  
EEBC - Skilled Worker 95  
EEBC - International Graduate 95  
Total number of invitations issued: 142


The minimum score for the skilled worker category and EEBC- Skilled Worker Category was 95 points. Express Entry is the most popular PNP category of the province of British Columbia.

The province also opened its Tech Pilot Draw just a week before on 2nd April 2019. In the tech pilot draw, British Columbia invited

Tech Pilot Draw of BCPNP on April 2, 2019

Date Category Minimum Score Number of Invitations
April 2, 2019 (Tech Pilot Draw) 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: 26


The BC also held its Entrepreneur category draw recently on 26th March 2019 to invite 23 candidates. The Entrepreneur category has been launching the regular draw this year. The normal draws this year have been consistent too in terms of invited candidates, hence, we may expect a significant number of total nomination allocations this year from BC. The total nomination allocation by BC in 2018 was 6,250. This year, we may expect the nominations to surpass the last year’s number. Last normal draw held on March 26, 2019, to issue 242 invitations under different categories of British Columbia Nominee Program.

Also Read: Saskatchewan Updates In-Demand Occupation List on April 04, 2019

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