BC PNP: 279 immigration candidates receive invitations

June 4, 2020

By CIC News |

On June 2nd, British Columbia held its largest Provincial Nomination Program (PNP) draw round since late March.

A total of 241 Skilled Worker and International Graduate candidates received invitations to apply under the province’s Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration categories. The minimum required score for candidates varied by category.

The cut-off score for Express Entry BC subcategories were:

Such candidates needed to have already submitted profiles under Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry system. Following their invitation to apply for a provincial nomination by B.C., successful candidates will earn an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points which will effectively guarantee that they will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence under IRCC’s Express Entry system.

The cut-off score for the three Skills Immigration subcategories were:

The B.C. government indicated that there was an impact of the coronavirus on the draw. As has been the case in recent months, B.C. excluded several sales and service occupations from the draw.

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