57 Invitations issued in the latest B.C Tech Pilot draw

57 Invitations issued in the latest B.C Tech Pilot draw

In 2017, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot was introduced to support employers recruit prospective immigrants in the IT sector and promote the immigration process for foreign tech workers and international students.

The BC PNP offers weekly Tech Pilot invites to qualified applicants with a legitimate one-year job offer in one of the listed occupations of the program. The job offer must also include a total of 120 days remaining at the time of application.

The July 7 draw saw invitations given to applicants from the Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skilled Immigration streams in the Skilled Worker and International graduate streams. In all subcategories, chosen candidates required a minimum provincial score of 80.

Express Entry applicants that obtain a British Columbia nomination will earn an extra 600 points towards their Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System – CRS score and will be automatically guaranteed an Invitation to Apply (ITA) at a forthcoming federal draw.

To order to be eligible for immigration under the Skilled Worker and International Graduate categories into British Columbia, applicants must first generate a profile via the BC PNP web portal and apply through the Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS) of the province.

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Latest BC PNP Tech Pilot Figures

Through its BC PNP, the province of British Columbia has held 14 tech-only draws thus far in 2020, with the most recent draws previous to today’s draw taken place on June 9 and June 23.

Latest statistical results indicate B.C had a major year last year with regards to immigrating registrants, nominees and the Tech Pilot. Tech Pilot nominations reached 1,509 in 2019, a rise of 33% over 2018. Tech Pilot nominations comprised 23% of all nominations, up from 17.4% in 2018.

However, it should be acknowledged that B.C. Foreign workers and graduates continues to be welcomed to non-tech occupations.

Last week, since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the province conducted its largest draw. Within the draw, a total of 314 applicants for the Express Entry and Skills Immigration were invited. The number of invitations is equivalent to the amount of invitations provided at the biggest draw the took place on March 10, when 332 invitations were issued before the pandemic began.

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