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Posted on August 12 2022

British Columbia invites 175 candidates through BC PNP Draw under different streams

By  Editor
Updated November 22 2023

Highlights of BCPNP draw held on August 10, 2022

  • 175 ITAs were issued to the applicants in the BCPNP draw which includes skilled workers and international graduates with their profiles in the Express Entry.
  • The BC-PNP pool included skilled workers, international graduates, and semi-skilled workers.
  • A minimum score of 60 was required.

Abstract: British Columbia issued 175 ITAs for immigrants in the latest draw of BC-PNP.

The westernmost province of Canada, British Columbia, conducted a draw for the candidates in BC-PNP. The pool for the draw consisted international graduates, semi-skilled workers, and skilled workers. The profiles of the applicants needed to be registered in the Express Entry system.

The draw was conducted on August 10, 2022.

IRCC sent 175 ITAs or Invitation to Apply to immigrants for Canada PR or permanent residency.

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Details of the BC-PNP draw

The 175 ITAs were sent through the BC PNP or Provincial Nominee Program. The candidates need to have a profile registered in the Express Entry system.

Date Number of Invitations Category Minimum Score Description
August 10, 2022
Skilled Worker 105
Targeted draw: Regional
Skilled Worker - EEBC option 114
International Graduate 87
International Graduate - EEBC option 97
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 76 (includes tech occupations)*
August 10, 2022
Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)
Targeted draw: Regional
Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214)
<5 Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled (includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw: Regional, Healthcare
<5 Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 60 Targeted draw: Regional, Healthcare: Health care assistants (NOC 3413)
<5 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw: Regional, other priority occupations (NOCs 3114, 3213)


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The applicants who had a score from 60-105 were issued ITAs by the IRCC or Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada. The candidates were categorized into the following three categories:

  • SI or Skills Immigration
  • International Graduate
  • EEBC or Express Entry BC

The candidates invited specialized in technology, healthcare, or early childhood education.

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Skills immigration in BCPNP

In the category of skills immigration, British Columbia issued ITAs to apply for the following sub-categories:

  • Skilled Worker
  • Semi-Skilled Workers
  • International Graduate

These candidates who scored the points given in the table above were issued ITAs.

Express Entry BCPNP

In Express Entry BC, the candidates were invited under the following sub-categories:

  • Skilled Worker
  • International Graduate
  • Entry Level and Semi-Skilled

Express Entry BC - Skilled Workers Stream

This stream is for professionals, international graduates, management, trade, technical, or people employed in other skilled occupations who chose to migrate to Canada.

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