BC - Express Entry

BC PNP-EXPRESS ENTRY
 

EEBC — SKILLED WORKER
British Columbia’s growing economy requires skilled workers in high-demand occupations. The Express Entry BC (EEBC) – Skilled Worker category of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) is a faster way to gain permanent residence in B.C.
To qualify, you must first accept a valid job offer from a B.C. employer. You also need relevant training and experience.
Express Entry BC connects to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada's (IRCC) Express Entry system to speed up the permanent residence process.

 

Am I eligible?
To qualify for this category, you must:
Have received an Express Entry Profile Number and a Job Seeker Validation Code from the IRCC Express Entry system. This shows you meet the minimum criteria for one of IRCC’s Express Entry programs:
Federal Skilled Worker Program
Federal Skilled Trades Program
Canadian Experience Class

Have accepted a full-time, indeterminate job offer (a permanent job, or one with no set end date) from a B.C. employer. The job must be in a National Occupational Classification skilled occupation (Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B).
Qualify to work in your job in B.C.
Have at least two (2) years of directly related work experience
Show you can support yourself and your dependents
Have, or be eligible for, legal immigration status in Canada
Meet minimum language requirements
Have a wage offer in line with B.C. wage rates for the occupation


Is my employer eligible?
Your employer must be willing to support your application. They must meet the eligibility criteria and fulfill certain responsibilities during the application process.
EEBC — HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL
British Columbia needs more health care professionals. The Express Entry BC (EEBC) – Healthcare Professional category of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) helps physicians, specialists, nurses and allied health professionals put your valuable skills to work in the province and get permanent residence.
Find opportunities in B.C.
Health Match BC is a free health recruitment and placement service. It can help you find a job in your field with one of B.C.’s health authorities. Health Match BC staff can also answer your questions about the BC PNP and assist you with your application.

 

Am I eligible?
To qualify for this category, you must:
Have received an Express Entry Profile Number and a Job Seeker Validation Code from the IRCC Express Entry system. This shows you meet the minimum criteria for one of IRCC’s Express Entry programs:
Federal Skilled Worker Program
Federal Skilled Trades Program
Canadian Experience Class
Have the support of, or a full-time, indeterminate job offer (a permanent job, or one with no set end date) from a public health authority as a:
Physician
Specialist
Registered nurse
Registered psychiatric nurse
Nurse practitioner  
Allied health professional such as a:
Diagnostic medical sonographer
Clinical pharmacist
Medical laboratory technologist
Medical radiation technologist
Occupational therapist
Physiotherapist

 

If you are a midwife, have a letter of confirmation from an established practice group in B.C.
Qualify to work in your occupation in B.C.
Have at least two (2) years of directly related work experience
Show you can support yourself and your dependents
Have, or be eligible for, legal immigration status in Canada
Meet minimum language requirements
Have a wage offer in line with B.C. wage rates for the occupation

 

Is my employer eligible?
Your employer must be willing to support your application. They must meet the eligibility criteria and fulfill certain responsibilities during the application process.
EEBC — INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE
Did you graduate with a valid qualification from an eligible Canadian university or college within the last three years? The Express Entry BC (EEBC) – International Graduate category of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) can help you gain permanent residence in B.C.

 

Am I eligible?
To qualify for this category, you must:
have received an Express Entry Profile Number and a Job Seeker Validation Code from the IRCC Express Entry system. This shows you meet the minimum criteria for one of IRCC’s Express Entry programs:
Federal Skilled Worker Program
Federal Skilled Trades Program
Canadian Experience Class
Have accepted a full-time, indeterminate job offer (a permanent job, or one with no set end date) from a B.C. employer. The job must be in a National Occupational Classification skilled occupation (Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B)
Qualify to work in your occupation in B.C.
Show you can support yourself and your dependents
Have, or be eligible for, legal immigration status in Canada
Have completed a degree, diploma or certificate from an eligible post-secondary institution in Canada in the past three years
Meet minimum language requirements
Have a wage offer in line with B.C. wage rates for the occupation


Is my employer eligible?
Your employer must be willing to support your application. They must meet the eligibility criteria and fulfill certain responsibilities during the application process.
EEBC — INTERNATIONAL POST-GRADUATE
Do you have a graduate degree in the sciences from an eligible B.C. institution? Consider advancing your career in B.C.’s growing technology, health care, and applied sciences sectors.
The Express Entry BC (EEBC) – International Post-Graduate category of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) can help you gain permanent residence in B.C. You don’t need a job offer.
Which graduate degrees are valid?
You must have graduated in the last three years with a master's or doctorate (PhD) degree in the natural, applied or health sciences:
Agriculture
Biological and biomedical sciences
Computer and information sciences and support services
Engineering
Engineering technology
Health professions and related clinical sciences
Mathematics and statistics
Natural resources conservation and research

 

Am I eligible?
To qualify for this category, you must:

have received an Express Entry Profile Number and a Job Seeker Validation Code from the IRCC Express Entry system. This shows you meet the minimum criteria for one of IRCC’s Express Entry programs:
Federal Skilled Worker Program
Federal Skilled Trades Program
Canadian Experience Class
Have, or be eligible for, legal immigration status in Canada
Have completed a valid graduate program of study at an eligible post-secondary institution in B.C. in the last three years.
Show your intent and ability to live in B.C.