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British Columbia Issued 72 ITAs to IT workers in Latest BC PNP Draw

October 07 , 2020 By Rajneesh Kumar

British Columbia issued 72 ITAs to IT workers in latest BC PNP draw

In a latest BC PNP Tech Pilot draw held on October 6, the Canadian province British Columbia invited 72 eligible candidates to apply for nomination.

In this invitation round, candidates in both Express Entry British Columbia (EEBC) and Skills Immigration streams were invited with a minimum score requirement of 80 points.

Latest BC PNP Tech Draw on 6th October: Selection Criteria

In order to qualify under the BC PNP Tech Pilot, candidates must:

  • Register in any one of the existing BC PNP streams
  • Have a valid job offer of minimum 1 year in any one of the 29 eligible occupations
  • Create a profile via online portal of BC PNP and register under Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS)

Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC Invitation Round

Category Minimum Score Requirement Total Invitations
SI - Skilled Worker 80 72

SI - International Graduate 80
EEBC - Skilled Worker 80
EEBC - International Graduate 80
Total Number of Invitations Issued: 72

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How BC PNP Tech Pilot Works?

Launched in the year 2017, the Tech Pilot is designed with an aim to help the technology sector in the province to recruit and retain IT workers to help meet the labour market needs.

It provides an expedited pathway for immigration to candidates who have relevant tech skills and can qualify to apply for Canada's permanent residence as well as contribute to B.C.’s average annual growth.

The British Columbia province conducts weekly Tech Pilot draws to invite candidates who have job offer in 29 eligible occupations. All the invited candidates qualify to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian PR.        

The province prioritize applications under 29 eligible technology occupations. Once the employee submits a final application, the file is assigned to the processing team of tech pilot within 1-2 business days.

To find your eligibility and apply for Canada PR via most appropriate PNP this year, you may connect with a team of immigration experts on Toll Free No. 78-18-000-777 or drop an email at info@canadapravenue.com.

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