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British Columbia Skills Immigration Program

By Casey March 15, 2024 (Updated March 15, 2024) 6 min. read
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This program lets skilled workers, healthcare professionals, recent graduates, and international post-graduates apply. It even has an option to align with Canada’s federal Express Entry system.

Requirements for BCPNP Skills Immigration

All Skills Immigration applicants, regardless of category, must meet these general requirements (unless stated otherwise):

Job Offer:

Language Skills:

Business Ownership:

Economic Benefit to BC:

Other Requirements:

You will not be nominated if you meet any of the following criteria:

Skilled Worker Category

This category targets workers with skilled work experience and post-secondary education or training.

Who can apply?

Additional Notes:

Healthcare Professional Category

This category targets healthcare professionals in specific fields.

Who can apply?

Additional Notes:

International Graduate Category

This category is designed for recent graduates from Canadian universities or colleges who want to work in BC.

Who can apply?

Additional Notes:

International Post-Graduate Category

This category is designed for recent graduates with master’s or doctoral degrees in specific fields from universities in British Columbia. Unlike other categories, you don’t need a job offer to apply!

Who can apply?

Additional Notes:

This summarizes the key requirements for the International Post-Graduate Category. Be sure to check the official BC PNP website for the most up-to-date information.

Entry Level and Semi-Skilled Category

This category is for people already living and working in specific industries or regions of British Columbia.

Who can apply?

Additional Requirements:

Note:

Are You Interested in Canada’s BCPNP Skills Immigration Program?

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