New British Columbia PNP draw invites 198 applicants
Feb 08, 2022: New British Columbia PNP draw invites 188 applicants
As per the latest immigration update the new British Columbia PNP draw invites 198 applicants. Also, the province held the draw in 2 parts and invited applicants as per its sub-streams. The details of the same are as follows:
Draw 1 – 188 ITAs issued.
- Skilled Worker – CRS score set at 110.
- International Graduate – CRS score set at 96.
- Entry Level and Semi-Skilled – CRS score set at 77.
Express Entry BC (EEBC)
- Skilled Worker – CRS score set at 120.
- International Graduate – CRS score set at 106.
Draw 2 – 10 ITAs issued. CRS score set at 120.
In comparison to the last Jan 25, 2022 BC PNP draw the following are the changes we can see in the current draw:
- Draw 1 issued 76 fewer ITAs.
- CRS up by 5 points for S.I Skilled Worker sub-stream.
- CRS up by 3 points for S.I International Graduate sub-stream.
- No change in CRS for S.I Entry Level and Semi-Skilled sub-stream.
- CRS up by 6 points for EEBC Skilled Worker sub-stream.
- CRS up by 9 points for EEBC International Graduate sub-stream.
- Draw 2 issued 10 fewer ITAs.
- Also, the CRS is up by 6 points.
Looking at the above figures we can see the CRS score going up. Whereas the number of ITAs being issued is coming down. However, we can expect these figures to change in the upcoming draws.
British Columbia under the BC PNP invites applicants who have the right skills for the right job. This program aims to get foreign skilled workers. So, they can meet the labour market needs and can grow the economy of BC. Therefore, BC offers a provincial nomination to qualifying applicants. These applicants can further apply to IRCC to submit a Canada PR application.
New British Columbia PNP draw invites 198 applicants. But CRS score up for EEBC applicants in the new BC PNP draw.
BC PNP’s EEBC stream is linked to Canada’s most famous Express Entry (EE) System. Thus, the province picks qualifying applicants from the EE pool.
New British Columbia PNP draw invites 198 applicants where the CRS score is up for EEBC applicants. We can see a rise of 6-9 points in the CRS score for EEBC sub-streams.
However, if you have an ITA in this draw then it is because you meet the following terms:
- Have an active EE profile.
- Have applied to 1 of the EE sub-streams such as:
- Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
- Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
- Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
- Also, meet Human Capital Factors:
- Work Experience
- Language Skills
- Besides, have applied to 1 of the EEBC sub-streams.
- Finally, have a qualifying CRS score for the sub-stream you applied for.
After you get a nomination from BC against your EE profile then you will get an extra 600 CRS score. This will increase the probability of you getting an invite to apply for permanent residency in Canada.