PNP results for British Columbia and Saskatchewan are out: PNP is the Provincial Nominee Program to invite immigrants to Canada. It is a system in which each province nominates people to live and work in their province. So, the province invites those with the skills and capacity to contribute to the province’s economy. The eligibility criteria are different for different provinces. The latest PNP results 2022 for British Columbia and Saskatchewan are out. So, this post will cover all information about that.
How does British Columbia PNP work?
British Columbia PNP system has several streams for those who have express entry profiles as well as for those who don’t. However, applicants should note that express entry profiles get processed quicker for PNP as compared to the ones who don’t have express entry profiles. There are three streams through which immigrants can apply for BC nomination:
- Skills Immigration- Skilled & Semi-Skilled Workers
- Express Entry BC- Eligible Skilled Workers
- Entrepreneur Immigration- Entrepreneurs
Apart from these streams, there are a few other streams as well and the above-mentioned BC PNP further has sub-streams through which candidates can apply.
British Columbia PNP Results 2022
BC provincial nomination draw is held each week. And the latest draw held on August 23, invited 210 candidates to apply for the PNP.
The invitations that are issued included candidates in Skilled Worker and International Graduates streams. Apart from this, Express Entry, Entry Level, and Semi-Skilled candidates also received invitations from the province. However, from the total of 210 candidates invited, the majority of 205 candidates are those who have engaged in tech-based occupations. So, it can be included that there is a high demand for people with a tech backgrounds in British Columbia.
SIRS is similar to Express Entry CRS however it is a point-based system only for BC PNP. Based on the SIRS score the candidates get nominated. In this latest BC PNP draw, the SIRS score for skilled workers with express entry was 106 while 75 for those who applied through Entry Level and Semi-Skilled streams.
Early childhood educators, healthcare workers, and healthcare assistants were also invited with a minimum SIRS score of 60 points.
Saskatchewan PNP Overview
Saskatchewan’s provincial nominee program is for those who have the skills to improve the economy of the province. The candidates who receive nomination certificates have the chance of getting Canadian permanent residency quicker. This is because a nomination from Saskatchewan provides you with additional 600 CRS points that confirm your Canadian PR through express entry.
There are the following three streams under the Saskatchewan PNP program:
- International Skilled Worker stream
- Saskatchewan Experience Stream
- Entrepreneur and Farm Stream
The immigrants can apply for any of these streams only if the eligibility criteria are met.
Saskatchewan’s latest PNP results
Saskatchewan held two latest draws August. One was on August 18, which invited 668 candidates with a minimum score of 67 and the other was on August 25 with a minimum score of 65.
It should be noted that Saskatchewan has raised the number of PNP draws from last month. Earlier, the draws were held every two months but the scene is not the same anymore. As in July, the province held four draws which resulted in invitations to more than 200 candidates. The number further increased in August and comparatively more candidates are invited from the Express Entry and Occupation-In-Demand categories of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP).
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