Canada | PR Visa | PNP | British Columbia PNP draw: 417 Candidates received invitations.

The Province of British Columbia held a new Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw on October 13 to apply for a provincial nomination. A total of 417 people were issued invitations in this draw.

The minimum score requirement ranged in between 75 and 94 under each category. The minimum score requirements remained the same as the previous draw held on September 29. British Columbia invited another 72 candidates through the Tech Pilot draw earlier this month on October 6.

September 29th draw was the largest draw of the year so far with 450 invitations being issued. A total of 1437 candidates received invitations in the month of September.

Summary of the recent BC PNP draw
Draw date: October 13, 2020.
Program Name: B.C Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP)
Number of candidates invited: 417
The categories invited
Express Entry BC (EEBC)

  1. EEBC- Skilled Worker
    The Minimum score required under this Category: 92
  2. EEBC- International Graduate
    The Minimum score required under this Category: 93

Skills Immigration (SI)

  1. SI- Skilled Worker
    The Minimum score required under this Category: 93
  2. SI- International Graduate
    The Minimum score required under this Category: 94
  3. SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled
    The Minimum score required under this Category: 75

However, certain occupations were continued to be excluded from these draws due to the impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the province’s businesses. Massage therapists, Retail and wholesale trade Manager, Restaurant and foodservice Managers, certain Sales and Service-related occupations were few among the excluded occupation list.

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