British Columbia has held several immigration selections

British Columbia has held several immigration selections

In addition to the general raffle invited medics, educators and entrepreneurs.

On June 28, British Columbia sent out invitations to apply for nomination. The nomination gives 600 extra points in the Express Entry system, which means an almost complete guarantee of a permanent residence permit.

The province sent out 159 invitations in the overall selection and also selected 17 early childhood educators and assistants and six health professionals. In total, the province sent out 182 invitations in this selection.

See the table below for the passing score. For participants in the target selection it has not changed since the last drawing, which was held June 21. For some categories in the general selection — increased literally by one point.

Profession Minimum score Categories
Overall selection (including technicians) 110 Skilled Worker
124 Skilled Worker (including those registered with Express Entry)
96 International Graduate
106 International Graduate (including those registered in Express Entry)
75 Entry Level and Semi-Skilled
Health care professionals 60 Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled (including those enrolled in Express Entry)
Early childhood educators and assistants 60 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (including those registered with Express Entry)

The province also selected fewer than five business investors to send them invitations. The passing score for these candidates was 110. Since the last selection for investors, which took place May 10, it has increased by one point.

To immigrate to Canada under the regional investor pilot stream, you must open a new business in one of the participating provincial cities, invest at least $100,000 CAD and create at least one job. You also need to prove that you have:

  • business management experience;
  • at least $300,000 CAD of personal funds;
  • English or French at level 4 on the Canadian CLB scale.

In total, B.C. invited 4,276 people in 2022. From a table with provincial selection history you can keep track of who was invited and with what minimum scores to increase your chances of success.

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