Latest BC PNP Draw 2024 (Updated): British Columbia PNP

latest BC PNP draws 2024

The latest BC PNP draw on December 19, 2023, marked a significant step in the province’s immigration program, with a total of 230 invitations sent to candidates who were patiently waiting for permanent residency (PR).

Latest BC PNP Draw 2024

In the latest BC PNP draw today on December 19, 2023, a total of 62 invitations for permanent residency (PR) targeting childcare: early childhood educators and assistants, 32 under construction, 29 invitations under were issued for healthcare occupations and 107 invitations were issued for tech category under Skilled workers stream.

QUICK SUMMARY

  • Childcare: Under skilled workers, international graduate stream, For early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202), the cutoff score was 60, and 62 invitations were issued.
  • Construction: The cutoff score for construction under skilled workers, and EEBC option was 75 and 32 invitations were issued for PR.
  • Healthcare Sector: Healthcare skilled workers and international graduates (including the EEBC option) had a cutoff score of 60, with 29 invitations for PR.
  • Tech Occupants: Candidates under tech occupation via skilled workers/international graduate stream, had a cutoff score of 95 and 107 invitations were sent.
  • Total invitations: A total of 230 individuals were invited to apply under BC PNP.

Latest BC PNP draw (December 19, 2023) table:

Date Type/Stream Minimum Score Invitations
December 19, 2023 Childcare: Early Childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202) Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 62
Construction 75 32
Healthcare 60 29
Tech 95 107

Previous BC PNP draw (December 05, 2023) table:

Date Type/Stream Minimum Score Invitations
December 05, 2023 Childcare: Early Childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202) Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 46
Construction 75 31
Healthcare 60 24
Tech 94 92

Previous BC PNP draws details:

Date Type/Stream Minimum Score Invitations
November 28, 2023 General
(includes tech)
Skilled Worker 114 80
Skilled Worker – EEBC option 114
International Graduate 116
International Graduate – EEBC option 116
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 94
Childcare: Early Childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202) Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 49
Construction 75 27
Healthcare 60 29
November 21, 2023 Childcare: Early Childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202) Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 27
Construction 75 24
Healthcare 60 17
Tech 94 93

BC PNP November 16, 2023 Draw

  • General including Tech Occupations & Skilled Workers: The cutoff score for tech, skilled workers, and EEBC option was 113, with 116 invitations issued for PR.
  • International Graduates: International graduates and the EEBC option stream had a cutoff score of 115.
  • Entry-Level/Semi-Skilled Workers: Minimum cutoff score of 94 for entry-level and semi-skilled workers in the General category.
  • Childcare Sector: For early childhood educators (NOC 42202), the cutoff score was 60, with 59 invitations issued.
  • Healthcare Sector: Healthcare skilled workers and international graduates (including the EEBC option) had a cutoff score of 60, with 32 invitations for PR.
  • Priority Occupations: NOCs 31103, 32104 also had a cutoff score of 60 but only 5 invitations were sent
  • Total invitations: A total of 224 individuals were invited to apply under BC PNP.

Here’s the previous BC PNP draw with a detailed summary.

General Category (Includes Tech Occupations):

  • Skilled Worker, Skilled Worker (EEBC option): Cutoff Score was 113
  • International Graduate, International Graduate EEBC option: Cutoff Score was 115.
  • Entry-level and semi-skilled workers: The cutoff score was 94
  • A total of 116 invitations were sent for the entire category.

Childcare Sector (NOC 42202) Early childhood educators and assistants:

  • Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option): Cutoff Score 60, 59 Invitations.

Construction Sector:

  • Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option): the cutoff score was 75 and a total of 12 Invitations were Issued.

Healthcare Sector:

  • Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option): The cutoff score was 60 with 32 Invitations.

Priority Occupations:

Other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104): the cutoff score was 60 and only 5 Invitations were issued.

BC PNP November 7, 2023 Draw

  • The cutoff score for Tech: Skilled Workers and the International Graduate category (including EEBC option) was 94.
  • A total of 190 ITAs were sent on November 7, 2023, to apply for PR.
  • The skilled Worker stream also saw a cutoff score of 60, which was the same for the International Graduate – EEBC option.
  • For Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202), the cutoff score was 60 with 61 invitations issued.
  • The Healthcare sector received 25 invitations with a cutoff score of 60.

BC PNP Oct 31, 2023 Draw

Previous draws highlights:

  • The cutoff score for Skilled Workers in this draw was 111, consistent with the Skilled Worker – EEBC option.
  • A total of about 205 ITAs were sent on October 31, 2023, to apply for PR.
  • International Graduates also saw a cutoff score of 113, which was the same for the International Graduate – EEBC option.
  • The Entry Level and Semi-Skilled categories had a minimum score of 91.

In addition to the general draw, specific professions were also targeted:

  • 48 invitations were issued to early childhood educators (NOC 42202) with a significantly lower minimum score of 60.
  • The healthcare sector received 22 invitations, also with a minimum score of 60.
  • Other priority occupations, specifically NOCs 31103 and 32104, had <5 invitations issued, with a minimum score of 60.

BC PNP Oct 24, 2023 Draw

Here are the highlighted points from the BC PNP draw on October 24, 2023:

  • A Tech draw was conducted with 101 invitations issued.
  • Skilled Workers and International Graduates (including the EEBC option) needed a minimum score of 90 to qualify.
  • Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (NOC 42202) received 34 invitations with a minimum score requirement of 60.
  • The Healthcare sector also had invitations sent out, with 22 candidates invited at a minimum score of 60.
  • Other priority occupations, specifically NOCs 31103 and 32104, had fewer than 5 invitations issued, with a minimum score of 60.

*For the latest details must visit the official BC website: Immigrate to B.C.

BC PNP Oct 17, 2023, Draw Details

  • The previous BC PNP draw on October 17, 2023, sent out over 152 invitations to apply for permanent residency (PR).
  • This previous draw included 104 general invitations, covering BC PNP Skills Immigration, International graduate and Express Entry streams.
  • The previous BC PNP Cut off score for Skilled Workers was 111, the Skilled Worker – EEBC option was also 111, the International Graduate minimum score was 113 and the International Graduate – EEBC option remains the same minimum score of 113, whereas Entry Level and Semi-Skilled minimum score was 91.
  • Cutoff scores for all categories remained consistent with previous rounds which happened on October 11, 2023.
  • The draw also focused on specific professions, issuing 31 invitations to early childhood educators, 17 for healthcare-related occupations, and Other priority occupations (NOCs 31003, 32104) under 5 (<5).

In this previous BC PNP draw, the British Columbia government sent 104 invitations under the general category, which includes skilled workers, the skilled worker – EEBC option, the international graduate and the international graduate – EEBC.

The cutoff score for all categories remained consistent with the previous targeted invitation round as follows.

Draw (date)StreamMinimum
Score
Invitations
October 17, 2023 General (includes tech occupations)Skilled Worker111104
Skilled Worker – EEBC option111
International Graduate113
International Graduate – EEBC option113
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled91

In addition to the general invitations, 31 candidates with experience as early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202 – TEER 2) received targeted invitations.

A further 17 invitations were allocated to individuals within 39 healthcare-related occupations, underlining the province’s commitment to bolstering its healthcare workforce.

OccupationsNOC CodesStreamMinimum
Score
Invitations
Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants42202Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)6031
Healthcare6017
Other priority occupations31003
32104
60<5

Also, a small number of invitations, specifically 5, were directed towards veterinarians (NOCs 31003) TEER 1 and animal health technologists and veterinary technicians (NOC 32104) TEER 2.

BC PNP Draw Notable Latest NOC Codes

NOC Code TEER Category Occupation Example Titles
42202 2 Early childhood educators and assistants
  • Child care worker – daycare
  • Child care worker assistant
  • Daycare helper
  • Daycare supervisor
  • Daycare worker
  • Early childhood assistant
  • Early childhood education worker
  • Early childhood educator – preschool
  • Early childhood educator (ECE)
  • Early childhood program staff assistant
  • Early childhood supervisor
  • Preschool helper
  • Preschool supervisor

Which also includes:

  • Daycare teacher
  • Educator assistant – junior kindergarten
31003 1 Veterinarians
  • Farm veterinarian
  • Small animal veterinary specialist
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary inspector
  • Veterinary pathologist
  • Veterinary physiologist
  • Veterinary surgeon
  • Zoo veterinarian
32104 2 Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians
  • Animal health technician
  • Animal health technologist
  • Laboratory animal technician
  • Registered veterinary technician (RVT)
  • Veterinarian assistant
  • Veterinary technician
  • Veterinary technologist

This latest draw shows British Columbia’s ongoing efforts to attract a wide range of skilled professionals and workers to meet the region’s labour market needs.

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Oct 17, 2023, BC PNP Draw Main Streams

Here’s the list of the selected streams for BC PNP.

  • General (includes tech occupations)
  • Skilled Worker
  • Skilled Worker – EEBC option
  • International Graduate
  • International Graduate – EEBC option
  • Entry Level and Semi-Skilled

With back-to-back draws and targeted invitations, BC continues to be a welcoming destination for those seeking permanent residency (PR) in Canada.

BC PNP Tech NOCs and Occupations

Here is the list of the latest BC PNP Tech 2023 priority NOC Codes & occupations which may get ITAs invitations to apply in regular BC PNP draws.

BC PNP Tech

(NOC Codes)

Tech Priority Occupation TEER Category
10030 Telecommunication carriers managers 0
20012 Computer and information systems managers 0
21100 Physicists and astronomers 1
21210 Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries 1
21211 Data scientists 1
21220 Cybersecurity specialists 1
21221 Business systems specialists 1
21222 Information systems specialists 1
21223 Database analysts and data administrators 1
21230 Computer systems developers and programmers 1
21231 Software engineers and designers 1
21232 Software developers and programmers 1
21233 Web designers 1
21234 Web developers and programmers 1
21300 Civil engineers 1
21301 Mechanical engineers 1
21310 Electrical and electronics engineers 1
21311 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) 1
21320 Chemical engineers 1
21399 Other professional engineers 1
22110 Biological technologists and technicians 2
22220 Computer network and web technicians 2
22221 User support technicians 2
22222 Information systems testing technicians 2
22310 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians 2
22312 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics 2
50011 Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts 0
51111 Authors and writers (except technical) 1
51112 Technical writers 1
51120 Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations 1
52119 Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts 2
52112 Broadcast technicians 2
52113 Audio and video recording technicians 2
52120 Graphic designers and illustrators 2
53111 Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators 3

 BC PNP Care Economy: Healthcare NOCs & Occupations

Find out the list of the BC PNP care economy 2023 priority NOC & occupations.

BC PNP Care Economy

(NOC Code)

Care Economy Priority Occupations TEER
30010 Managers in health care 0
31100 Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine 1
31101 Specialists in surgery 1
31102 General practitioners and family physicians 1
31110 Dentists 1
31112 Audiologists and speech-language pathologists 1
31120 Pharmacists 1
31121 Dietitians and nutritionists 1
31200 Psychologists 1
31201 Chiropractors 1
31202 Physiotherapists 1
31203 Occupational therapists 1
31204 Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment 1
31209 Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating 1
31300 Nursing coordinators and supervisors 1
31301 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 1
31302 Nurse practitioners 1
31303 Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals 1
32101 Licensed practical nurses 2
32102 Paramedical occupations 2
32103 Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists 2
32109 Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment 2
32110 Denturists 2
32111 Dental hygienists and dental therapists 2
32112 Dental technologists and technicians 2
32120 Medical laboratory technologists 2
32121 Medical radiation technologists 2
32122 Medical sonographers 2
32123 Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists 2
32124 Pharmacy technicians 2
32129 Other medical technologists and technicians 2
32200 Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists 2
33100 Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants 3
33101 Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations 3
33102 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates 3
33103 Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants 3
41300 Social workers 1
41301 Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies 1
42201 Social and community service workers 2

Important Note: *For the purposes of the BC PNP, only health care assistants/health care aides are eligible under NOC 33102.

BC PNP Care Economy: Childcare NOCs & Occupations

NOC Code Childcare Priority Occupations TEER
42202 Early childhood educators and assistants 2

Other Priority NOCs & Occupations

NOC Code Other Priority Occupations TEER
31103 Veterinarians 1
32104 Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians 2

*For the latest details always visit the official site: Immigrate to B.C.

The next BC PNP draw expected approximate date is December 12, 2023, based on the previous and latest draw dates.

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