British Columbia has conducted a new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program, issuing invitations to at least 179 candidates.

The July 26 draws were split into two categories: general and targeted.

In the general draw, which included tech occupations, 147 invitations were issued through five BC PNP streams for skilled workers and international graduates. Minimum scores ranged from 78 to 136 points.

In the targeted draw, a further 22 invitations were issued to skilled workers and international graduates scoring at least 60 points in a draw targeting Early Childhood Educators and Assistants under NOC 4214.

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A draw targeted at healthcare workers saw 9 invitations issued to skilled workers, international graduates and entry level and semi-skilled workers, also with a minimum score of 60 points.

The final set of less than 5 targeted invitations went to skilled workers and international graduates with experience in ‘other priority occupations’ under NOCs 3114 and 3213, with a minimum score of 60.

Latest B.C. Immigration Draws

General Draw

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description



Skilled Worker 115 147 General draw (includes tech occupations)
Skilled Worker – EEBC 136
International Graduate 96
International Graduate – EEBC 113
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 78

Targeted Draw

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description




Skilled Worker, International Graduate 60 22 Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214)
Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 60 9 Targeted draw: Healthcare
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 60 <5 Targeted draw: Other priority occupations (NOCs 3114, 3213)


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