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British Columbia PNP Points Calculator

British Columbia is an extraordinary place to live, work and study. Different nationalities from around the world have moved here to follow new lives in welcoming and attractive province. Our miscellaneous, strong and growing economy is creating many opportunities for Immigrants and businesses.

Do you have the skills to fill a high-demand occupation in B.C.?

The Express Entry BC (EEBC) stream of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) links to the federal Express Entry system. It’s a faster way for eligible skilled workers to achieve permanent residence in B.C.

In January 2016, the BC PNP started with a new immigration system called Skilled Immigration Registration System (SIRS) .SIRS is an intake management system that allows British Columbia to choose applicants for Provincial Nomination according to scores.

SIRS is carried out by British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). As it is point based system applicant receive scores based on the information provided while making their online Applications just like an express entry, after that they enter in the pool along with additional applicants. BC PNP performs draws from time to time and applicants get the invitation to apply for Province Nomination through different streams of British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program.
The BC Provincial Nominee Program offers three ways to become a permanent resident in B.C. Each pathway contains different categories you can apply under, depending on your National Occupational Classification skill level, job, or international student status.

How do I calculate my SIRS score?

 

SIRS comprises multiple factors to evaluate the eligibility of immigration candidates to the province of British Columbia. The aspects are:

  • Skill level of the BC Job offer
  • Wage of the BC job offer
  • Regional district of employment
  • Directly related work experience
  • Highest level of education
  • Language

SIRS
Point Calculator 2019

Factors

Scoring sections

Maximum Points

Economic factors (120) Skill level of the BC Job offer 60
Wage of the BC job offer 50
Regional district of employment 10
Human capital factors (80) Directly related work experience 25
Highest level of education 25
Language proficiency 30

Total points available: 120 + 80 = 200

Economic Factor

Skill level of the BC Job offer

Skill level of the B.C. job offer

Points

NOC Skill Level A (including Skill Type 0) 25
NOC Skill Level B 10
NOC Skill Level C 5
NOC Skill Level D 5
Bonus points
Occupation is a “00” NOC 15
Occupation identified in the B.C. High Demand Occupations 10
Currently working in B.C. for the employer in occupation identified in the BC PNP registration 10

Maximum score available: 60

Wage of the BC job offer:

Annual wage of the BC job offer Points
$100,000 and above 50
$97,500 to $99,999 38
$95,000 to $97,499 37
$92,500 to $94,999 36
$90,000 to $92,499 35
$87,500 to $89,999 34
$85,000 to $87,499 33
$82,500 to $84,999 32
$80,000 to $82,499 31
$77,500 to $79,999 30
$75,000 to $77,499 29
$72,500 to $74,999 28
$70,000 to $72,499 27
$67,500 to $69,999 26
$65,000 to $67,499 25
$62,500 to $64,999 24
$60,000 to $62,499 23
$57,500 to $59,999 22
$55,000 to $57,499 21
$52,500 to $54,999 20
$50,000 to $52,499 19
$47,500 to $49,999 18
$45,000 to $47,499 17
$42,500 to $44,999 16
$40,000 to $42,499 15
$38,750 to $39,999 14
$37,500 to $38,749 13
$36,250 to $37,499 12
$35,000 to $36,249 11
$33,750 to $34,999 10
$32,500 to $33,749 9
$31,250 to $32,499 8
$30,000 to $31,249 7
$28,750 to $29,999 6
$27,500 to $28,749 5
$26,250 to $27,499 4
$25,000 to $26,249 3
Less than $25,000 0

Maximum score available: 50

Regional district of employment:

Regional district of employment Points
Stikine, Central Coast, Northern Rockies, Mount Waddington, Skeena-Queen Charlotte, Powell River, Sunshine Coast, Kootenay-Boundary, Alberni-Clayoquot 10
Kitimat-Stikine, Bulkley-Nechako, Squamish-Lillooet, Strathcona, Columbia-Shushwap, East Kootenay 8
Peace River, Comox Valley, Cariboo, Central Kootenay 6
Okanagan-Similkameen, Cowichan Valley, North Okanagan, Fraser-Fort George 4
Thompson-Nicola, Nanaimo, Central Okanagan 2
Capital, Fraser Valley 2
Greater Vancouver 0

 Maximum score available: 10

Directly related work experience:

       

Directly related work experience in the occupation of B.C job offer points
60+ months 15
48 to 59 months 12
36 to 47 months 9
24 to 35 months 6
12 months to 23 months 3
Less than 12 months 1
None 0
Bonus points
At least 1 year of directly related experience in Canada 10

Maximum score available: 25

Highest level of education:

Highest level of education points
Doctoral or Master’s degree 17
Post Graduate Certificate or Diploma 11
Bachelor’s degree 11
Trades certification 11
Associate Degree 4
Non-trades certification or Diploma 2
High School 0
bonus points
Post-secondary education completed in B.C 8
Post-secondary education completed in Canada (outside of B.C.) 6
Education Credential Assessment from a qualified supplier 4
Trades certification assessment from the Industry Training Authority 4

Maximum score available: 25

Language proficiency:

Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level Points
more than 10 30
9 26
8 22
7 18
6 14
5 10
4 6
below 4 0

Maximum score available: 30

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