279 Immigration Candidates Receive Invitations By BC PNP
A total of 241 Skilled Worker and International Graduate candidates received invitations to apply under the province’s Express Entry BC EEBC and Skills Immigration categories. The minimum required score for candidates varied by category.
The cut-off score for Express Entry BC subcategories were:
- Skilled Worker: 105
- International Graduate: 105
- Entry Level and Semi-Skilled: 81
A total of 29 invitations were issued under the BC PNP’s Entrepreneur Immigration Base Category. The cut-off score was 121. B.C. also issued 9 invitations to Entrepreneur Immigration — Regional Pilot candidates who had a cut-off score of at least 118 points.
Launched in 2019, the purpose of the pilot is to encourage immigrant entrepreneurs to build a new life in smaller communities in the province. Candidates are assessed on similar criteria as the Base Category, however there are some different requirements such as lower net worth and minimum investment thresholds.
This draw round was BC’s largest since March 30 when it invited 311 candidates.
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