EEBC — International Post-Graduate

Am I Eligible?

Individuals with graduate degrees in the sciences are highly sought after by employers in the technology, health care and other sectors.

You may be eligible for this job offer-exempt category if you have graduated from an eligible B.C. post-secondary institution with an eligible masters or doctorate (PhD) degree within the past three years. Masters degrees and doctorates are eligible if your program of study was 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
  • physical sciences

Further details regarding the classification of these programs of study can be found on Statistics Canada’s Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) website.

Eligibility Requirements

The following requirements are mandatory in the BC PNP’s EEBC – International Post-Graduate category. You must:

  • have obtained an IRCC Express Entry profile number and a Job Seeker Validation Code that indicates you meet the criteria for one of the federal economic immigration programs subject to IRCC’s Express Entry system:

  • have or be eligible for legal immigration status in Canada
  • your program of study and post-secondary institution must meet eligibility criteria
In the absence of a job offer, you must demonstrate your intent to reside in and economically establish in B.C.

For More Information

For complete program requirements, please refer to the BC PNP Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC Program Guide.

For more information about how to complete the online registration and application, please refer to the BC PNP Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC Technical Guide.

Information on the BC PNP website is for general information purposes only. Please refer to the BC PNP Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC Program Guide and the Entrepreneur Immigration Program Guide for complete program information and requirements. In the event of a discrepancy between the BC PNP website and the BC PNP program guides, the information in the program guides shall be considered correct. Please check our website regularly to ensure you are using the most up-to-date version of the applicable program guide.