British Columbia invited 422 candidates under the BCPNP

On September 28, 2021, British Columbia conducted two draws in the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry British Columbia (EEBC) categories of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP). In the general draw, the province issued 386 invitations.

  • Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker 90
  • Skills Immigration – International Graduate 77
  • Skills Immigration – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 69
  • Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker 86
  • Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate 75

The second round of the day targeted only candidates in NOC 0621 – Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers and NOC 0631 – Restaurant and Food Service Managers. BCPNP invited 36 such candidates. Both NOCs have a high number of registrants within the BC PNP Skills Immigration Registration System. The lowest score of those candidates was 105 points, the same as it was in the previous draw for these NOCs. In total, British Columbia issued 9,087 ITAs under the BCPNP in 2021.