BC PNP’s Latest Skills Immigration and Entrepreneur Immigration Draw

In a significant development for aspiring immigrants, the province of British Columbia (BC) has issued a fresh round of invitations through its Skills Immigration and Entrepreneur Immigration streams. On September 12, 2023, the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) conducted its latest draw, inviting 192 candidates to apply for permanent residency in the province.

Skills Immigration Invitations

Under the Skills Immigration category, a total of 187 invitations were extended to candidates across various subcategories. Here is a breakdown of the invitations:

Skilled Worker and International Graduate Stream (includes EEBC option)

1. Tech

  • : 88 points
  • : 133

2. Childcare: Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (NOC 42202)

  • : 60 points
  • : 36

3. Healthcare

  • : 60 points
  • : 14

The Skills Immigration draws targeted a diverse range of professions, including tech workers, early childhood educators, and healthcare professionals. The relatively low minimum scores for the Childcare and Healthcare categories indicate the province’s commitment to addressing the growing demand for skilled workers in these vital sectors.

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Entrepreneur Immigration Invitations

In the Entrepreneur Immigration category, BC PNP issued invitations under both the Regional Pilot and Base streams. Here is an overview of the Entrepreneur Immigration invitations:

1. Regional Pilot

  • : 126 points
  • : Less than 5

2. Base

  • : 118 points
  • : 5

The Entrepreneur Immigration draws demonstrate BC’s continued interest in attracting entrepreneurs and business owners who can contribute to the province’s economic growth and innovation.

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