British Columbia PNP Draw 19th May 2020

British Columbia PNP Draw 16th June 2020

British Columbia PNP Draw 19th May 2020

British Columbia held the latest PNP Draw on 19th May 2020 for Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC candidates and sent out 158 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination.

British Columbia PNP Draw 19th May 2020 was affected by the impact of coronavirus on British Columbia businesses and the following NOCs were excluded 0621, 0631, 0632, 0651, 3236, 6211, 6311, 6313, 6321, 6322, 6341, 6421, 6511, 6512, 6513, 6521, 6522, 6523, 6524, 6525, 6531, 6532, 6533, 6562, 6564, 6611, 6621, 6711, 6721, 6722, 6731.

Skills Immigration (SI) Category

Skills Immigration has three subcategories which are Skilled Worker, International Graduate, and Entry Level & Semi-Skilled. The minimum score requirements for Skilled Worker were 100, International Graduate was 103, and Entry Level & Semi-Skilled was 81.

Express Entry BC (EEBC) Category

Express Entry BC has two subcategories which are Skilled Worker and International Graduate. The minimum score requirements were 110 for both subcategories.

Express Entry manages applications for three of Canada’s main economic class immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and Canadian Experience Class.

Express Entry candidates require to get a nomination from British Columbia after applying and if they secure the nomination then they receive an additional 600 points toward their CRS score and are effectively guaranteed an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a subsequent draw from the Express Entry pool.

The Comprehensive Ranking System ranks eligible candidates for immigration to Canada through Express Entry under the following components:

  • core human capital factors;
  • accompanying spouse or common-law factors;
  • skill transferability factors; and
  • factors relating to a provincial nomination, a qualifying offer of arranged employment, Canadian study experience, a sibling in Canada, and/or French language ability.

Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC Draws in 2020 to Date

Date Number of
Invitations
Category Minimum
Score
Other Considerations

May 19, 2020

158

SI – Skilled Worker 100 Impact of the
COVID-19 pandemic
on B.C. businesses.

The following NOCs were excluded:
0621, 0631, 0632, 0651,
3236, 6211, 6311, 6313,
6321, 6322, 6341, 6421,
6511, 6512, 6513, 6521,
6522, 6523, 6524, 6525,
6531, 6532, 6533, 6562,
6564, 6611, 6621, 6711,
6721, 6722, 6731.

SI – International Graduate 103
SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 81
EEBC – Skilled Worker 110
EEBC – International Graduate 110

May 12, 2020

92

SI – Skilled Worker 80

Tech Pilot draw only

SI – International Graduate 80
EEBC – Skilled Worker 80
EEBC – International Graduate 80

May 7, 2020

237

SI – Skilled Worker 102 Impact of the
COVID-19 pandemic
on B.C. businesses.

The following NOCs were excluded:
0621, 0631, 0632, 0651,
3236, 6211, 6311, 6313,
6321, 6322, 6341, 6421,
6511, 6512, 6513, 6521,
6522, 6523, 6524, 6525,
6531, 6532, 6533, 6562,
6564, 6611, 6621, 6711,
6721, 6722, 6731.

SI – International Graduate 106
SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 83
EEBC – Skilled Worker 108
EEBC – International Graduate 106

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