LATEST BRITISH COLUMBIA DRAW OCTOBER 31

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In the last immigration round of British Columbia, which took place on  October 31, a total of 459 professionals and foreign alumni were invited to apply for a nomination from the province under the provincial program of British Columbia (BC PNP) (Express Entry BC: Skilled Worker and  Express Entry BC: International Graduate). All BC PNP categories are managed within the BC's Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). To apply through the SIRS, eligible applicants are required to register, after which they are awarded an assessment based on their data on economic and human capital. Candidates with the highest scores are invited to apply. Categories managed within the framework of SIRS require candidates to offer from the employer in BC.

35 invitations were issued to candidates who meet the eligibility criteria for the Entrepreneur Immigration stream. Among other criteria, BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration candidates must:

  • have a personal net worth of at least CAD $600,000; 
  • demonstrate business and/or management experience; and
  • have, or be eligible for, legal immigration status in Canada

The minimum scores for each category invited in the October 31 were as follows:

Date of drawBC PNP CategoryMinimum Score RequiredNumber of ITAs Issued

October 31, 2018

EEBC – Skilled Worker 79 494
EEBC – International Graduate 89
SI - Skilled Worker 80
SI – International Graduate 90
SI - Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 70
Entrepreneur Immigration 112