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BC PNP Issues 271 Invitations On 16th April 2020 Under Skills Immigration And Express Entry Category

BC PNP Issues 271 Invitations On 16th April 2020 Under Skills Immigration And Express Entry Category

Posted On: Sat, Apr 18 2020

The British Columbia PNP has recently conducted its New Invitation round on April 16, 2020 under the category of Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC. In this round of BC PNP invitations, a total of 271 invitations were issued for provincial nomination. The number of nominations depends on various immigration programs and on economic factors of inviting skilled workers overseas.

For Skills Immigration (SI)

Under the Skills Immigration Category, the minimum score for skilled workers and International Graduate is 100. While for candidates with Entry level and Semi-skilled, 85 are the minimum point score. Candidates with scoring higher immigration points will be given more priority to get BC PNP nomination.

For Express Entry BC (EEBC)

Under Express Entry BC stream, skilled workers will be invited with at least 105 immigration points and for those candidates who applied as an International Graduate, they will be invited with minimum 102 point score. The points will be evaluated by considering various factors such as educational qualifications, age, official language proficiency, work experience and adaptability factors. Candidates who get successful British Columbia PNP nomination, they can further apply to IRCC (Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada) for permanent residency.

The following table shows the outcome of this new BC PNP draw of April 16th, 2020


Minimum Point Score

SI- Skilled Worker


SI- International Graduate


SI- Entry Level and Semi-Skilled


EEBC- Skilled Worker


EEBC- International Graduate



In this BC PNP draw, some NOCs were excluded as:

0621, 0631, 0632, 0651, 1123, 1221, 1241, 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.

Check out British Columbia PNP points calculator 

An additional 600 points will be awarded if candidates will get a successful nomination from BC PNP. For further information about BC PNP and other Canada PNP, you can connect with Aptech Global. If you fill the online assessment form, one of our Canada PNP consultants will soon contact you and discuss your other related query.


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