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Points requirements for BC PNP Decreased!

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2017-09-06 03:51
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Points requirements for BC PNP Decreased!

The required points for BC PNP have been dropped across all categories under the BC Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS).

On August 16 and August 23, 2017, 446 foreign workers and international graduates were invited to apply to the BC PNP in draws.

The invited candidates are now be able to submit their BC PNP provincial nomination application and if these candidates receive a BC PNP nomination certificate, they will receive 600 additional points under the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) if they are in the pool of federal Express Entry (EE). According to the recent draw for invitation to apply (ITA), the candidates with 600 additional points could be selected on the very next EE round.

The remaining skilled worker and graduates invitees will have their applications for permanent residence processed outside Express Entry after they receive a nomination through BC PNP.

Eligible candidates interested in applying for immigration to Canada through certain categories of the BC PNP are required to enter into the SIRS pool. Candidates are assigned with points score based on civil status, education, work experience, and other factors.
Date Category Minimum Score Required
August 16, 2017(Includes tech-only draw on August 23) EEBC – Skilled Worker 74
EEBC – International Graduate 70
SI - Skilled Worker 74
SI – International Graduate 70
SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 40
 
Under the BC PNP there are following categories;


Express Entry BC – Skilled Worker


The Express Entry BC – Skilled Worker category is for international skilled workers who have post-secondary education or training and employment experience in a professional, management, technical, trade or other skilled occupation. Candidates must be eligible to enter the federal Express Entry pool. A successful application under this category results in the candidate receiving 600 points under the CRS.

 

Express Entry BC – International Graduate

International graduates who have graduated from a Canadian university or college within the past three years may be eligible to apply under the Express Entry BC – International Graduate category. Interestingly, this category is open to eligible graduates who graduated from a university or college in any location in Canada; it is not restricted to graduates from BC universities and colleges. Candidates must be eligible to enter the federal Express Entry pool. A successful application under this category results in the candidate receiving 600 points under the CRS.

 

Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker

This category is for workers with post-secondary education or training and some period of employment experience in a skilled occupation. In addition, the candidates must have a job offer in BC.

 

Skills Immigration – International Graduate

This category is for international students who have graduated from a Canadian university or college within three years of applying to the BC PNP.
The candidates do not need a work experience, but they are required to obtain a job offer from an employer in BC.

 

Skills Immigration – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled

To be eligible for this category, candidates must work in an eligible occupation within the tourism/hospitality, long-haul trucking, or food processing industries, or in a NOC skill level C or D occupation in the Northeast Development Region of the province.

 

** If you are interested in Canadian immigration, it is strongly recommended to get eligibility assessment through our professional expert as soon as possible. You might be already eligible due to decreased points requirement of BC PNP.

** Should you need our professional service, please feel free to contact us at admin@bestwayconsulting.com or 1-604-928-5700 (Canada) / 61-450-908-328 (Australia).