British Columbia PNP has declared the latest draw under the BC PNP Tech Stream and invited 74 candidates
On 21st September 2021, BC PNP has declared the continuously fourth of the month and second draw of the Tech Stream. The latest draw has invited a total of 74 candidates with the cut-off of 80 points under the Express Entry British Columbia (EEBC) and Skilled Immigration (SI) categories.
Key Elements of the BC PNP Draw
The BC Tech Pilot is one of the most popular steams among the new migrants and international students.
The stream is managed by the Skills and Immigration Registration System (SIRS)
Candidates who have received invitations must need to fulfil the criteria and requirements of the stream.
Invited candidates have 30 days timeline to submit their nomination.
With this draw until now, BC PNP has invited 8600+ candidates from the various streams.
Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC PNP Draw Table
British Columbia has known as the technology hub of Canada but in the mid of the year 2017, they were facing a big challenge like lack of tenanted IT Professionals. So in the month of May in the year 2017, the British Columbia immigration authorities have come up with the solution of the BC PNP Tech pilot program.
Features of the BC PNP Tech Program
The program allows technology sectors’ employers of the province to attract and select international IT Professionals and qualified workers.
The program has prioritized 29 technology-based occupations that are the significant pathway to permanent residency.
To qualify for the stream candidates need to register in the stream with a valid job offer of at least 12 months in one of the 29 eligible occupations.
The offer must be from the eligible employer of the province.
Invitations are sent weekly basis to the top-scoring candidates who are matching the eligibility criteria.
Invited candidates have 30 days to submit their final nominations and once it has been done then they need to wait for at least two to three months for the final decision.
After getting a final confirmation from the BC PNP Tech program candidates can submit their permanent residency profiles to the IRCC under the provincial nomination class.
Once the province has finalized the nomination, the 600 CRS Points will be added to the applicant’s profile that increases the chances of getting the final ITA (Invitation to Apply) in quick time.
BC PNP is one of the most frequent provinces that highlighted the most during and after the pandemic. The province has not only declared frequent draws, but also invite a good number of candidates from the tech sector. On the other end, this year BC PNP draws have invited a total of 8,661 candidates from its different streams.