In its latest draw held on May 19, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program [BC PNP] has invited 158 – from 5 BC PNP sub-categories – to apply for being provincially nominated for Canada permanent residence.
Candidates were invited from the categories of Express Entry BC and Skills Immigration.
The impact of COVID-19 can be seen on businesses in the province of British Columbia. Certain occupations were excluded from the current draw held on May 19 by the BC PNP.
The minimum score requirements varied between the different sub-categories.
Overview of the May 19 draw – Skilled Immigration and Express Entry – Total 158 invitations sent:
|Category||Minimum EOI Score|
|EEBC – Skilled Worker||110|
|EEBC – International Graduate||110|
|SI – Skilled Worker||100|
|SI – International Graduate||103|
|SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled||81|
31 occupations that were NOT INCLUDED in the draw –
|0621||Retail and wholesale trade managers|
|0631||Restaurant and foodservice managers|
|0632||Accommodation service managers|
|0651||Managers in customer and personal services n.e.c.|
|6211||Retail sales supervisors|
|6313||Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors|
|6341||Hairstylists and barbers|
|6511||Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses|
|6513||Food and beverage servers|
|6522||Pursers and flight attendants|
|6523||Airline ticket and service agents|
|6524||Ground and water transport ticket agents, cargo service representatives and related clerks|
|6525||Hotel front desk clerks|
|6531||Tour and travel guides|
|6532||Outdoor sport and recreational guides|
|6562||Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations|
|6564||Other personal service occupations|
|6621||Service station attendants|
|6711||Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations|
|6721||Support occupations in accommodation, travel and facilities set-up services|
|6722||Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport|
|6731||Light duty cleaners|
All those that have received invitations in the May 19 draw now have a maximum of 30 calendar days for submitting a complete application to the BC PNP for their provincial nomination by the province.
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