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Posted on January 25 2023

BC PNP draw issued 285 Skills immigration and Business streams

By Editor
Updated September 01 2023

Highlights of BC PNP draw issued 285 Skills immigration and Business streams

  • British Columbia issued 285 invitations through skilled and business streams under PNP on January 24, 2023.
  • British Columbia-PNP targeted Healthcare, Childcare, Tech professionals, and other priority occupation under skilled immigration.
  • The Minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score ranges from 60 to 102 or above.
  • Under Entrepreneur business streams, 10 invitations were issued with CRS scores ranging from 115 to 129 or above.
  • Once the candidates receive the BC PNP invitations, they must apply for a Canada PR visa in 60 days.

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BC PNP issued 285 Skills in immigration and Business streams

 The table below displays the invitations issued under the streams and CRS scores.


Number of Invitations Stream

Minimum Score

January 24, 2023


Skilled Worker

Skilled Worker - EEBC option


International Graduate

International Graduate - EEBC option


Entry Level and Semi-Skilled



Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60
18 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)



Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60
5 Entrepreneur Immigration - Regional Pilot



Entrepreneur Immigration - Base


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The previous draw of BC PNP in January 2023

The table below displays the BC PNP draws held in January 2023.


CRS score No. of candidates
January 17, 2023 60-105


January 4, 2023

60-105 211
January 10, 2023 60-90


What are the factors considered for BC PNP draw?

BC PNP targeted skilled immigration stream ITAs use one of more following factors:

  • Language skills
  • Level, Field, and the place where the education is completed.
  • Occupation
  • Skill level work experience and its duration
  • Eligible professional designations in British Columbia
  • Intent to live, work and settle in BC
  • Skill/wage level job offer
  • Strategic priorities that address the BC workforce market

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