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On May 14, 2024, British Columbia issued nearly 77 invitations to immigration candidates via the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). These invitations were issued across various streams, including skilled workers, international graduates (including those eligible for the EEBC option), and Express Entry and semi-skilled workers. The minimum score for this round of invitations ranged between 80 and 131 for various categories.

In addition, around 10 invitations were sent out under the BC PNP Entrepreneur Stream. The minimum cut-off scores for this draw ranged from 113 to 116. These scores applied to two categories within the entrepreneur immigration stream: the Base Category and the Regional Pilot category.

BC PNP General Draw Results (May 14, 2024)

In the latest BC PNP draw, the province of British Columbia issued 37 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to eligible candidates in the general draw. These ITAs were distributed among five different applicant categories, each with its specific minimum score requirement. Here is the detailed breakdown of the ITAs issued in this draw:

Date Number of
Invitations
Stream Minimum
Score
Description
May 14, 2024 37 Skilled Worker 131 General draw
(includes tech occupations)
Skilled Worker – EEBC option 131
International Graduate 131
International Graduate – EEBC option 131
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 107

BC PNP General Draw Results (May 14, 2024)

In the latest BC PNP draw, the province of British Columbia issued 37 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to eligible candidates in the general draw. These ITAs were distributed among five different applicant categories, each with its specific minimum score requirement. Here is the detailed breakdown of the ITAs issued in this draw:

Date Number of
Invitations
Stream Minimum
Score
Description
May 14, 2024 37 Skilled Worker 131 General draw
(includes tech occupations)
Skilled Worker – EEBC option 131
International Graduate 131
International Graduate – EEBC option 131
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 107

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BC PNP Latest Targeted Draws (May 14, 2024)

The latest BC PNP draw included a general draw as well as targeted draws. Nearly 40 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) were issued to eligible candidates in three specific applicant categories: Childcare, Construction, Healthcare, and Veterinary care occupations. The minimum scores required for each category are as follows:

Date Number of Invitations Stream Minimum Score
May 14, 2024
9 Childcare 90
9 Construction 93
17 Healthcare 100
<5 Veterinary Care 80

BC PNP Skills Immigration Categories

BC Provincial Nominee Program’s (BC PNP) Skills Immigration (SI) stream, a crucial pathway for skilled workers seeking provincial nomination in British Columbia. This stream encompasses various categories, offering exceptional opportunities for individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise.

  • BC PNP Skilled Worker: This sub-category is for individuals with post-secondary education or training and work experience in a skilled occupation. A job offer from a BC employer is required.
  • BC PNP Health Authority: This category is for healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, psychiatric nurses, and allied health professionals. A job offer in an eligible healthcare occupation within BC is required.
  • BC PNP Semi-Skilled: This sub-category is for individuals seeking employment in tourism, hospitality, food processing, or long-haul trucking. A valid job offer from a BC employer in an eligible occupation is required.
  • BC PNP International Graduate: This sub-category is for recent Canadian university or college graduates. They must have a job offer from a BC employer in a skilled occupation aligned with their field of study.
  • BC PNP International Post-Graduate: This sub-category is for Master’s and Doctoral degree graduates in natural, applied, or health sciences from eligible institutions in BC.

The above categories for international students, including International Graduate and International Post-Graduate, will soon replace the BC PNP Bachelor Stream, BC PNP Master Stream, and Doctorate Stream. For more information, please refer to the article given below.

BC PNP Changes 2024-2025: New Graduate Streams and Language Requirements

BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration Draw (May 14, 2024)

In this draw, invitations were issued in two main categories: BC PNP Base Category and BC PNP Regional Pilot Category. The minimum scores for these categories were 116 and 113, respectively. The number of invitations issued was less than 5 for the Regional Pilot category and 5 for the Base category.

Here is the breakdown of the latest BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration draw:

Date Stream Minimum Score Number of Invitations
May 14, 2024 Regional Pilot 113 <5
May 14, 2024 Base 116 5
  • BC PNP Base Category: This pathway is for foreign entrepreneurs who plan to establish a new business or purchase and operate an existing business in British Columbia. The province uses a points-based online system to select the highest-ranked investors with the most economically viable business ideas.
  • BC PNP Regional Pilot Program: This program is designed for entrepreneurs who intend to settle in specific regional communities in British Columbia and start a business there. The program aims to help these communities grow and increase employment opportunities for their population.

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