The BC PNP Statistical Report for 2018 is now available. In a series of 8 articles, once every two weeks, we will share with you the findings in the following topics:
- Registration Intake
- Application Intake
- Top Source Countries
- Top Occupations – Skill Immigration
- Tech Pilot
- Regional Distribution
- Average Salary
Registration Intake 2018
There were 15,527 registration intakes in 2018. In the statistics below we can see how many people are registering to be invited through the BC Provincial Nomination Program. There are 2 categories for registration intake:
- Skills Immigration (SI) and
- Entrepreneur Immigration (EI).
How it works
|Skills (SI)||Entrepreneur (EI)|
|Registration required?||Yes, all except:
EEBC – Healthcare Professional,
International Post-Graduate, and
EEBC – International Post-Graduate
Registration is required for both categories. The exception is for Skills Immigration for those who fall under Healthcare Professional, EEBC – Healthcare Professional, International Post-Graduate, and EEBC – International Post-Graduate.
While the Skilled Immigration category does not require a registration fee, Entrepreneur Immigration requires a fee of $300. Those who register via Entrepreneur Immigration will first be assessed to see if they qualify before being placed in a pool.
Statistics – SI Registration Intake
|Skills Immigration (SI)||2018||2017||2016|
|Entry-Level & Semi-Skilled||1,791||1,187||1,958|
|EEBC – Skilled Worker||4,230||2,557||2,471|
|EEBC – International Graduate||2,676||1,967||2,745|
|SI Registration Received Total||15,165||11,551||12,981|
Statistics – EI Registration Intake
|Entrepreneur Immigration (EI)||2018||2017||2016|
|EI Registration Received Total||362||288||503|
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