British Columbia issues 270 invitations in June 18 BC PNP draw

British Columbia issues 270 invitations in June 18 BC PNP draw

A total of 270 invitations were issued the latest British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) draw held on June 18. Candidates from five BC PNP provincial streams were invited to apply and the minimum scores required ranged between 75 and 105 points. For entry level and semi-skilled candidates, the minimum score was 75 points. At the same time, direct provincial skilled workers required 95 points and Express Entry candidates required 105 points. The minimum required score for international graduates was 100.

June 11 BC PNP draw

The previous BC PNP draw was held on June 11, in which 57 invitations were issued to skilled workers and international graduates through the BC PNP Tech Pilot. The candidates of all the following selected streams were required to have a minimum score of 90:

  • EEBC – Skilled Worker
  • EEBC – International Graduate
  • SI – Skilled Worker
  • SI – International Graduate


The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) nominates those who wish to settle in the province of British Columbia for Canada permanent residence. British Columbia PNP operates in partnership with the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Each year a limited number of provincial nominations are allocated to BC PNP.  Applying for permanent residence in Canada through BC PNP involves two steps: Applying for nomination from British Columbia and applying for permanent residence upon obtaining the provincial nomination.

BC PNP has three major immigration categories:  Skills Immigration, Express Entry BC, Entrepreneur Immigration. Each of these categories also has a few immigration streams under them.

BC PNP processes the applications for provincial nominations under Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC within two or three months. Applications for entrepreneur immigration are usually processed within six weeks.

Are you interested to know more about migrating through one of the popular provincial nominee programs of Canada? Contact us for a free eligibility test to explore your options!

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