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BC PNP holds weekly tech-specific draw

the CanadaVisa Team - 13 September, 2018

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The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program issued 32 invitations to apply for a British Columbia provincial nomination in the latest tech pilot draw that took place on September 12.

All candidates issued invitations to apply in the latest British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) were required to have a job offer that is at least one year (365 days) in duration in one of the tech pilot's 29 priority occupations and demonstrate that they meet all other eligibility requirements for the program.

Candidates invited under the Express Entry BC streams will obtain an additional 600 additional points toward their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) if their provincial nomination applications are approved.

The remaining Skills Immigration candidates who are approved for nomination by the province will have their Canadian permanent residence applications processed by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) outside the Express Entry selection system.

To begin the process of applying for a British Columbia provincial nomination under BC's tech pilot, individuals are required to submit a complete an online profile using the BC PNP's Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS)

To find out your potential SIRS score, use CanadaVisa's Skills Immigration Registration System Calculator now. 

Both the candidate and their employers must meet all the BC PNP Tech Pilot requirements at the time of registration.

For further details on  the eligibility requirements for the BC PNP’s immigration categories, review the BC PNP page.

The minimum scores for each category invited in the September 12 BC PNP Tech Pilot draw were as follows:

DateCategoryMinimum Score RequiredNumber of ITAs Issued

September 12, 2018

EEBC – Skilled Worker8432
EEBC – International Graduate91
SI — Skilled Worker82
SI — International Graduate91

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