British Columbia released its PNP draw on 7th December 2021 by inviting a total of 318 applications for its permanent residency under five different categories.
The four different categories with their minimum score are represented below:
- Skill Immigration – Skilled worker stream with a minimum score of 97
- Skill Immigration – International graduate stream with a minimum score of 83
- Skill immigration – Semi-skilled & entry-level stream with a minimum score of 71
- Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled worker stream with a minimum score of 100
- Express Entry British Columbia – International graduate stream with a minimum score of 86
Moreover, Occupations that fall under NOC 0621 (i.e. retail and wholesale trade managers) and NOC 0631 (i.e. managers of restaurant and foodservice) were issued 51 invitations with a minimum score of 103.
It has been noted that British Columbia has been inviting foreign candidates for its PNP draw twice a month since last February. Candidates who have registered themselves in the Province’s Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS) have been invited to the majority of the invitations.
11,000 invitations have been issued so far this year by British Columbia through their various PNP streams.