BC PNP Tech Pilot draw August 13

British Columbia invited 73 Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in a new Tech Pilot draw held July 16.

The Government of British Columbia issued 61 invitations to skilled workers and international graduates in a new Tech Pilot draw held August 13.

The Tech Pilot allows international tech workers that have an eligible job offer in one of 29 occupations in the technology sector to obtain an accelerated pathway to Canadian permanent residence. The job offer must have at least 120 days remaining at the time of application to the BC PNP.

This is the tenth consecutive Tech Pilot draw with a minimum score of 90 in each of the four Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration categories targeted.

Invited candidates under the Express Entry BC stream who are approved for a British Columbia provincial nomination will receive an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points toward their Express Entry profile. 

The BC PNP: Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS) is a points-based system that evaluates candidates based on factors like education, work experience and proficiency in English or French.

Find out more about the BC PNP Tech Pilot

BC PNP Tech Pilot Draw Results — August 13, 2019

Date Category Minimum Score Required Number of ITAs Issued

August 13, 2019

(tech-only draw)

EEBC – Skilled Worker 90 61
EEBC – International Graduate 90
SI Skilled Worker 90
SI – International Graduate 90

Use the CanadaVisa Skills Immigration Registration System Calculator to determine your potential score under the BC PNP Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS).

Find out if you are eligible for one of the BC PNP Canadian immigration streams