Canada | PR Visa | PNP | British Columbia PNP: 100 Candidates received invitations

.The Province of British Columbia held a new Pilot draw as well as Entrepreneur draw on October 20 to apply for a provincial nomination. A total of 100 people received invitations in these draws. Out of the 100 invitations, 80 Express Entry BC and Skills Immigration candidates have received the invitations.

The minimum cut off score required is 80 under these two streams. It remained the same as the previous Tech pilot draw which was held on October 6. A total of 72 tech pilot candidates received invitations through the previous draw.

Another 20 candidates received invitations under the Entrepreneur Immigration stream.  Of the 20 EI invitations, 15 candidates under Entrepreneur Immigration- Base Category received invitations. The minimum score needed for them was 122.

The remaining 5 invitations went to Entrepreneur Immigration-Regional Pilot Category candidates. The minimum score needed for this category was 109.

B.C.  Prioritizes applications in the 29 key technology occupations under Tech Pilot draw. These applications are processed in shorter timeframes. About 80% of the applications are processed in 2-3 months from the date of receipt.

On October 13, the province has sent invitations to 417 candidates to apply for provincial nominations. However certain occupations were excluded in that draw due to the impact of the pandemic on B.C. businesses. So far the province has invited 589 candidates in all categories.

Summary of the recent BC PNP draw

Draw date: October 20, 2020.

Program: British Columbia Tech Pilot Draw

Number of candidates invited: 80

The categories invited

Express Entry BC (EEBC)

1.      EEBC- Skilled Worker

        The Minimum score required under this Category: 80

2.      EEBC- International Graduate

       The Minimum score required under this Category: 80

Skills Immigration (SI)

1.      SI- Skilled Worker

        The Minimum score required under this Category: 80

2.      SI- International Graduate

        The Minimum score required under this Category: 80

Entrepreneur draw

Draw date: October 20, 2020.

Number of candidates invited: 20

Entrepreneur Immigration (EI)

  1. EI- Base Category

The number of candidates received invitations under this category-15

       TheMinimum score required under this Category: 122

2. EI-Regional Pilot

The number of candidates received invitations under this category-05

       TheMinimum score required under this Category: 109

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