British Columbia issued 32 invitations to the candidates to apply for a provincial nomination through its British Columbia Provincial Nominee program’s Tech Pilot Program. The Tech Pilot Draw was held on 30th August 2018.
BC PNP issued the invitations to the eligible express entry candidates with a job offer of at least 1 year in duration in one of the 29 priority occupations of tech pilot program.
The express entry candidates will get an additional 600 points towards their Comprehensive Ranking System once nominated by British Columbia.
Both the candidate and their employer have to meet all the requirements of the program at registration time in order to be issued an ITA, Invitation to Apply.
The applications of the Skills Immigration Candidates who will be nominated by the province will be processed by IRCC, the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada outside the online application processing system of Express Entry.
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 was launched in 2017 and as per the latest news, this pilot program is extended till June 2019.
Faster Processing of the Tech Pilot Occupations
BC PNP’s Tech Pilot Registration is free and requires the candidates to provide their BC employer’s information. According to BC PNP, it’s Tech Pilot offers faster processing times of the applications. It can take the time of 2 to 3 months from the receipt.
The candidates who are interested in Canada Immigration through British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP), would have to submit a complete online profile using the Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS) of BC PNP.
Below are the minimum scores requires in 30th August Tech Pilot Draw in each category.
Minimum Scores Required for Each Category of Tech Pilot Draw of 30th August
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