On October 17, 2023, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) conducted a fresh round of invitation draws, hosted by the Government of British Columbia. They extended invitations to eligible candidates within the Skills Immigration category under the BCPNP. The general draw saw 104 candidates being invited, with the minimum score for invitees ranging from 91 to 113 points. Furthermore, British Columbia allocated 31 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) specifically for early childhood educators (NOC 42202) in the childcare-targeted draw. In the Healthcare-targeted draw, 17 candidates with a score of 60 points were invited. Additionally, there were fewer than five invitations issued for other priority occupations (NOCs 31103 and 32104). In total, British Columbia issued a maximum of 157 ITAs in this draw. As of this year, the province has already invited a cumulative total of 8,385 candidates.
What is BCPNP?
The BC Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) is an economic immigration initiative administered by the Immigration Programs Branch of the Government of British Columbia. As a matter of fact, its primary purpose is to select and recommend foreign workers, international students, and business professionals who can meet the labor market needs of British Columbia, align with government objectives, and contribute to the province’s economic growth.
If you are nominated through this program, you and your family can subsequently apply for permanent residency in Canada through Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The BC Provincial Nominee Program has a specific number of nominations allocated to British Columbia. Its management is guided by strategic priorities and initiatives to ensure effective operation, alignment with the StrongerBC Economic Plan, program integrity, and support for eligible candidates to achieve positive outcomes.
The Province will continuously monitor and evaluate the BCPNP to ensure it aligns with recovery efforts aimed at building stronger and more resilient communities. This ongoing assessment will allow for adjustments to the program to address changing circumstances and priorities, further enhancing its impact on the province’s economic growth and overall well-being.
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