British Columbia issued 158 invitations in the latest Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw. The Provincial Candidate System of British Columbia (BC PNP) held a new draw on May 19. Candidates were invited from the immigration groups Abilities Citizenship and Express Entry BC.
The score requirements for the two Express Entry BC subcategories were:
- Skilled Worker: 110
- International Graduate: 110
Candidates invited to the federal Express Entry system had to have profiles under these subcategories. Now that British Columbia has invited them to apply for a provincial nomination. When they get the provincial nomination, they have the chance to earn an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points.
This will effectively guarantee that in a subsequent federal Express Entry draw, they will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA). The criteria for ranking for the three subcategories of Immigration Skills were:
- Skilled Worker: 100
- International Graduate: 103
- Entry Level and Semi-Skilled: 81
The effect of coronavirus on B.C had influenced this draw. Undertakings. The draw didn’t have a lot of sales and service occupations. People who were invited to the May 19 draw now have up to 30 calendar days to submit a full provincial nomination application to the BC PNP.
The Express Entry system in Canada is the principal source of skilled foreign labour. This maintains candidate profiles for the three highly skilled Immigration services of the Federal Economic Class — the Federal Skilled Worker Class, the Federal Skilled Trades Class and the Canadian Experience Class.