British Columbia conducts the biggest draw

British Columbia held its latest round of draw on October 17, 2018. British Columbia PNP invited a total of 472 candidates to apply for BC Provincial Nomination.

This draw had the maximum number of invitations issued this year. The candidates from the category BC Express Entry and Skills Immigration were selected in this draw.

BC Express Entry

The province’s Express Entry is aligned with the federal Express Entry system. The Express Entry system has three main categories:

Federal Skilled Worker Class.
Federal Skilled Trades Class.
Canadian Experience Class.

Candidates who receive an invite for provincial nomination receive 600 points in their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score. This increases their chance of getting Canadian PR. The Express Entry processes these applications. It takes 6 months for their PR applications to process.
Skills Immigration
In this draw, the candidates from the stream’s Skilled Worker, International Graduate and Entry Level and Semi-Skilled categories received an invite.

To apply for Permanent Residency, one must sign up in the BC PNP online portal here. Then they have to submit their profile and registration form. Many factors like education, work experience etc. are used to rank these applications.

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