Kareem El-Assal - 21 November, 2020
The province of British Columbia has invited 76 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence under its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).
The November 17 BC PNP Tech Pilot draw required a minimum score of 80 points across all categories.
Candidates receive points for their human capital such as their education, work experience, and language skills when they register through BC's Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS).
The benefit of receiving a nomination invitation under Express Entry BC is that successful candidates get an extra 600 points toward their Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score which virtually guarantees they will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence in the next Express Entry draw.
Skills Immigration candidates who get invitations from BC will have their permanent residence applications processed by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) separately from the Express Entry system.