IRCC issued provincial immigration invitations for March 2024

Canada PNP Draw Latest  Details

Canada Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws resulted in a total of 5100 invitations being issued by Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, and Prince Edward Island.

Canada PNP Draws: Alberta, BC, Ontario, Quebec, and PEI issued



  • Ontario, British Columbia (BC), Quebec, Alberta, and PEI provinces issued 5100 invitations
  • All the selections are done through Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs)
  • Canadian provinces and territories are focused on attracting skilled immigrants through PNPs that are adapted to the demands of the Canadian labour market.


Provincial Nominee Programs

The Provincial Nominee Program, also known as PNP, is an immigration program operated by a specific province. PNPs enable a province to select a foreign national for Canadian permanent residency. With a nomination in hand, individuals can then apply for permanent residency officially.

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program:

Ontario held 3 draws between March 16 and 22 through its Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. On March 19, Ontario held 2 draws, that is, 1,370 invitations to candidates in Masters Graduates stream with a score of 52 and above and 104 invitations to PhD Graduates stream with a score of 42 or more.

On March 21, Ontario issued 2,281 invitations to candidates who qualified for the Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream. This draws targeted candidates with work experience in specific tech occupations with a CRS Score of 468 and 480.

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program:

On March 19, 2024, British Columbia conducted a draw where they issued 88 invitations. The draw included candidates from five streams: Skilled Worker, Skilled Worker – EEBC option, International Graduate, International Graduate – EEBC option, and Entry Level and Semi-Skilled. The minimum CRS Score required was 125.

325 invitations were sent out to individuals in the fields of childcare, construction, healthcare, and veterinary care, who had CRS Scores between 80 and 85.

Quebec Provincial Nominee Program

On March 7, 2024, Quebec issued 1,136 invitations to candidates who are proficient in French, and had a CRS Score of 603.

Alberta Provincial Nominee Program:

Alberta has recently announced the outcomes of two draws held under its Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP). The first draw took place on February 20, where 33 Notification of Interest (NOI) letters were issued to candidates eligible for the “dedicated healthcare pathway with Alberta job offer” category with a minimum CRS score of 311.

afterwards, on March 5, Alberta issued 34 more Notification of Interest letters through the AAIP to candidates from the same category as the February 20 draw. The minimum CRS score required for all invitees this time was 303.

PEI Provincial Nominee Program:

On March 21, the Prince Edward Island (PEI) Provincial Nominee Program extended invitations to 83 candidates in the healthcare, manufacturing, and construction sectors.

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