Highlights of Canada PNP draws held in January 2023
- Five provinces of Canada (British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan and PEI) held 15 PNP draws in January 2023
- A total of 5,644 candidates were invited through Canada PNP draws in January 2023
- Ontario outshined in issuing invitations
- Canada PNP draws has roared in in the ‘First month of 2023’
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The Provincial Nominee Program is the second leading immigration pathway to Canada. The Canada PNP permits each Canadian province to set the requirements for their own immigration streams. It also offers applicants with an opportunity to apply for Canada PR visa. Thereby, it boosts your chances to receive an ITA.
List of provinces that held draws in January 2023
In January 2023, five provinces in Canada held 15 PNP draws and invited 5,644 candidates globally.
Here is the list of provinces that held PNP draws in January 2023.
- British Columbia
Complete details of PNP draws held in January 2023
The details of all the PNP draws in January 2023, are given below:
|Province||No. of candidates|
Here is the outlook of January 2023 Canada PNP draws of each province.
The Pacific province held five draws in January 2023 and invited 1,122 candidates under Skills Immigration, Express Entry BC categories (Skilled Worker, International Graduate) and Entrepreneur’s streams.
British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) held 5 draws in the first month of 2023. The details of the BC PNP draws held in January 2023 are listed below:
|Date||No. of candidates|
|Jan 04, 2023||211|
|Jan 10, 2023||150|
|Jan 17, 2023||192|
|Jan 24, 2023||285|
|Jan 31, 2023||284|
5th BCPNP Draw of January 2023: Issued 284 skills immigration invitations
BC PNP draw issued 285 Skills immigration and Business streams
BC PNP Skills Immigration draw invited 192 candidates
British Columbia issued 150 ITAs in the BC PNP draw held on January 10, 2023
BC PNP draw issued 211 Skills Immigration invitations
Manitoba held two draws and issued 658 invitations under three streams, namely
- Skilled Workers in Manitoba
- Skilled Workers Overseas
- International Education Stream
The Keystone State held two Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) draws in January 2023, i.e.,
|Date||EOI draws||Invitations issued|
|Jan 27, 2023||EOI Draw #166||336|
|Jan 13, 2023||EOI Draw #165||322|
Manitoba PNP draw issued 336 invitations
First Manitoba draw in 2023 issued 322 LAAs
Prince Edward Island
The province has held one Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI-PNP) draw in January 2023, the PEI held one draws and invited 223 candidates.
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|Invitation Date||Total invitations in draw|
|January 21, 2023||223|
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PEI PNP draw issued 223 invitations on January 19, 2023
The province held one draw under Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) in January 2023, and invited 50 immigration candidates.
|Invitation Date||Stream||Total invitations in draw||Minimum score|
|January 05, 2023||Entrepreneur||50||85|
Saskatchewan invited 50 immigrants under Entrepreneur stream
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) held five draws and issued 3,591 invitations under Foreign Worker Stream, Ph.D. Stream, and Master’s Graduate Stream in January, 2023.
|Date of round of invitations||ITAs issued|
|Jan 31, 2023||611|
|Jan 30, 2023||10|
|Jan 25, 2023||692|
|Jan 24, 2023||622|
|January 13, 2023||1,252|
|January 10, 2023||404|
OINP Draw issued 611 invitations on January 31, 2023
Ontario Entrepreneur stream draw issued 10 Canada immigration invitations
Ontario Masters Graduate Stream issued 692 invitations on January 25, 2023
Ontario issued 622 invitations under 2 streams
Ontario Province invites 1252 candidates under Skills Trade Stream
OINP Foreign Worker stream issued 404 invitations
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