On September 3, 2019, British Columbia has set a new record of the number of invitations issued in one round. In the last draw, the province invited 527 candidates, while in the new round 546 registrants under Skills Immigration and Express Entry British Columbia categories of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) program received invitations. The large intake has reduced the lowest scores in all categories, except the Entry Level and Semi-Skilled workers:
- Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker 93
- Skills Immigration – International Graduate 98
- Skills Immigration – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 77
- Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker 96
- Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate 100
In total, British Columbia invited 5,826 registrants under all streams of BC PNP in 2019. The provincial quota for 2019 is 6,500 candidates.