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Posted on November 29 2022

The latest BC PNP draw happened on November 28, 2022; 336 people invited

By  Editor
Updated September 01 2023

Highlights of the BC PNP draw held on November 28, 2022

  • A total of 336 Canada immigration candidates received an invitation offering a Canada PR nomination through a British Columbia PNP
  • The candidates chosen were either skilled workers or international graduates.
  • The draw was conducted in the General and targeted categories on November 28, 2022.
  • Tech occupations were also considered while selecting immigration candidates.

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More immigrants will now arrive in British Columbia as invitations offering Canada PR nominations were issued through a BC PNP draw. The date of the draw was November 28, 2022.

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Here’s a table showing the details of the draw:


No. of Invitations Stream Min. Score Description
November 28, 2022 253 Skilled Worker 105

General draw (Includes tech occupations)

Skilled Worker - EEBC option


International Graduate


International Graduate - EEBC option


Entry Level and Semi-Skilled



Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)
24 Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled (includes EEBC option) 60

Targeted draw: Healthcare (Unless listed below)


Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 60 Targeted draw: Healthcare: Healthcare assistants (NOC 33102)
5 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60

Targeted draw: Other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104)


Why immigrate to British Columbia?

British Columbia is a Canadian province that’s well-known for its cultural diversity and natural resources that also contributes a lot to the economy of the province. Though industries like forestry and mining are among the major industries in the province, there’s also a definitive presence of sectors like technology, tourism, manufacturing, and construction.

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Indeed, British Columbia needs more foreign nationals who are skilled workers in these industrial sectors. For drawing them to immigrate to Canada to settle in this province, the BC PNP system has more than one immigration skilled immigration category which are:

Skilled Worker Category

It’s a visa category meant for individuals who have been offered an eligible job in a skilled occupation. Skilled workers must also have many years of work experience in an occupation related to their professional skills.

Healthcare Professional Category

If you are skilled, eligible, and experienced in occupations related to healthcare and are offered a job in British Columbia, this category is for you. The occupations considered under this category include nurses, psychiatric nurses, physicians, and allied healthcare professionals. There are 11 healthcare jobs that are qualified for you to apply for this category of visa.

International Graduate Category

If you have graduated from an eligible university/college in Canada in the last three years, you are fit to apply under this category of visa. You must hold a job offer from an employer in British Columbia to earn eligibility under this category.

International Post-Graduate Category

Apply for immigration under this category if you are a graduate with a Master’s/Doctoral degree from an educational institution in British Columbia deemed eligible you can apply under this category. The degree must be had in the study programs for applied, natural, or health sciences. There’s no necessity of receiving a job offer to be qualified for immigration under this category.

Entry Level & Semi-Skilled Worker Category

British Columbia needs workers to fill certain positions in its job market that are entry-level/semi-skilled positions in food processing, hospitality/tourism, or long-haul trucking. It could otherwise be those in entry-level or semi-skilled job positions living and working in British Columbia’s Northeast Development Region. These candidates may have the eligibility to immigrate via this immigration program.

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