BC PNP, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program issued 25 new ITAs (Invitations to Apply) for the provincial nomination in its Tech Pilot Draw held on 4th July 2018.
ITAs were issued to the candidates meeting the requirements to be eligible in the BC PNP Tech Pilot Program. The Tech Pilot program of BC PNP is upgraded recently by modifying the requirements for the job offer for candidates in the key technology occupations list and by revising these occupations list. Based on this upgradation, candidates who are in the 29 occupations in the list now requires a full-time job offer for at least 1 year rather than just a permanent indeterminate offer which was required previously.
The primary goal of BCPNP was to attract and retain the international graduates from the Canadian post-secondary institutions (with the skills as required by the province’s technology sector) and the talented skilled workers. The tech pilot program of BC PNP was launched in 2017 and as per the latest news, this pilot program is extended till June 2019.
Read our article “British Columbia Extends Tech Pilot until June 2019” for the full news.
Candidates will earn an additional 600 points under CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) when invited under the Express Entry aligned streams of BC such as, “the EEBC – International Graduate, EEBC – Skilled Worker streams.” But their application for the provincial nomination must be approved.
Here are the minimum scores required for each category in the draw held on 4th July 2018.
Skilled Immigration candidates will have their applications for PR processed outside the Express Entry System when they get a successful nomination from the Province. Candidates who are interested in immigrating to Canada through the BC PNP must first submit an online profile with “the Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS) of BC PNP,” and must complete all the components of the form simultaneously.
On successful assessment, the applicants will receive a score based on work experience, education, and other factors.
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