On August 17, 2021, British Columbia conducted two draws in the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry British Columbia (EEBC) categories of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP). In the general draw, the province issued 363 invitations.
Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker 91
Skills Immigration – International Graduate 78 (-1 point)
Skills Immigration – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 73 (-1 point)
Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker 88 (-1 point)
Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate 76 (-1 point)
The second round of the day targeted only candidates in NOC 0621 – Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers and NOC 0631 – Restaurant and Food Service Managers. BCPNP invited 64 such candidates. Both NOCs have a high number of registrants within the BC PNP Skills Immigration Registration System. The lowest score of those candidates was 106 points, one point less compared to the previous draw for these NOCs. In total, British Columbia issued 7,519 ITAs under the BCPNP in 2021.