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In the most recent draw, British Columbia has invited 266 new immigrant applications.

British Columbia, Canada, released the results of the most recent draw on September 27, 2022. 266 new skilled worker applicants with a provincial application were invited to the weekly batch of invitations from the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP).

215 individuals were selected from the Skilled Worker targeting Tech category with a minimum score of 100. (Tech Draw).

28 invites were given out to Childcare: Early Childhood Educators and Assistants with a minimum score of 60. (NOC 4214).

15 invites were sent to skilled workers, international graduates, entry-level employees, and semi-skilled workers with a minimum score of 60 with a concentration on the healthcare industry (including the EEBC option).

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Healthcare aides were the focus of the Skilled Worker, Entry Level, and Semi-Skilled categories, which invited fewer than 5 immigrant applications with a minimum score of 60.

Less than 5 invitations were extended from the categories of Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level, and Semi-Skilled (including EEBC option), which targeted other priority occupations with NOCs 3114 and 3213.

The cut-off score and the number of invitations for today's draw are broken down below:




Minimum Score


27th September 2022


Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)


Targeted Draw: Tech

27th September 2022


Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)


Targeted draw:

Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214)


Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level, and Semi-Skilled (includes EEBC option)


Targeted draw: Healthcare


Entry Level and Semi-Skilled


Targeted draw: Healthcare: Health care assistants (NOC 3413)


Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)


Targeted draw:

Other priority occupations (NOCs 3114, 3213)

Candidates must now complete and submit their program applications 30 days after getting an invitation to do so. BC will give the applicant a confirmation of permanent residence if the application is accepted.

BC Skilled Worker application procedure

There is a framework in place for expressions of interest for the British Columbia Skilled Worker stream (EOI). Candidates can create a profile utilizing BC's online immigration portal provided they match the requirements for the basic stream. Candidates must specify on this BC profile whether they intend to use Express Entry or the standard Skills Immigration process when submitting their applications. Candidates will be evaluated and contrasted using the BC Skills Immigration Ranking System after the profile has been posted. When the stream has one of its regular intakes, the top candidates will be urged to apply.

Within 30 days of receiving the invitation to apply, candidates are required to submit a complete and final application for the program. Each applicant must pay $1150 CAD as part of the BC Skilled Worker stream application fee. BC will offer the applicant a provincial nomination for permanent residence if the application is accepted. In order to start working in Canada while their application for permanent residency is being processed, candidates may also ask for a letter of support for a temporary work visa.

The applicant had six months to submit a formal application for permanent residence if they specified on their BC profile that they were applying to the BC Skilled Worker stream through the traditional Skills Immigration process. A paper application must be completed and mailed to the authorized application center. Applications for permanent residency submitted on paper are typically processed in 18 months.

You can build an online profile here if you are eligible for one of the PNPs indicated above. You can be asked to participate in one of the BC PNP draws once you create an online profile. if your score is more than the qualifying mark. In addition, visit here for further details on the BC PNP.

Processing Period

For 80% of the applications, the anticipated processing time is three months. Additionally, these turnaround times start when your complete application is submitted following nomination. However, if any of the following apply to you, you might be required to make a post-nomination request:

  1. Your employment situation has changed since you were invited to the draw.
  2. Your work permit expires 180 days after being nominated.
  3. Moreover, if your family dynamic changes.