BC Launches Immigration Tech Pilot

BC Immigration Tech Pilot

BC Immigration Tech Pilot, Image Credit: yvarcanada.com

British Columbia (BC) is looking for workers and graduates in the technology sector to the province.

What is Immigration Tech Pilot Program?

The new immigration Tech Pilot is part of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP), one of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs).

Through this pilot, eligible candidates with a job offer in one of 32 eligible occupations may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination. It may then be used to apply for Canadian permanent residence.

Candidates invited under the Tech Pilot will benefit from expedited processing under the BC PNP. BC is also continuing to invite non-tech candidates through its other immigration initiatives.

Recently Immigration Canada announced of start-up visa program for entrepreneurs.

BC is also continuing to invite non-tech candidates through its other immigration initiatives.

Applicants require a full-time job offer from an eligible employer in BC. The BC PNP offers different categories for individuals under its registration System, depending on their job, work experience, and level of education.

Who Can Apply For Immigration Tech Pilot Program?

A candidate may register online for free and receive a registration score. Every week (subject to processing capacity), the BC PNP will conduct a tech draw to invite the highest-scoring technology sector registrants to apply. From this point, invited candidates have up to 30 calendar days from the date of invitation to submit a complete online application. The government application fee is $700.

Every week (subject to processing capacity), the BC PNP will conduct an immigration tech draw to invite the highest-scoring technology sector registrants to apply.

From this point, invited candidates have up to 30 calendar days from the date of invitation to submit a complete online application. The government application fee is $700.

From this point, invited candidates have up to 30 calendar days from the date of invitation to submit a complete online application. The government application fee is $700.

Eligibility For Immigration Tech?

Eligible occupations for the BC PNP Immigration Tech Pilot (Occupation NOC):

0113 – Purchasing managers

0131 – Telecommunication carriers managers

0512 – Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts

1123 – Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations

2131 – Civil engineers

2132 – Mechanical engineers

2133 – Electrical and electronics engineers

2134 – Chemical engineers

2147 – Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)

2171 – Information systems analysts and consultants

2172 – Database analysts and data administrators

2173 – Software engineers and designers

2174 – Computer programmers and interactive media developers

2175 – Web designers and developers

2221 – Biological technologists and technicians

2241 – Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians

2242 – Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)

2243 – Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics

2281 – Computer network technicians

2282 – User support technicians

2283 – Information systems testing technicians

4163 – Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants

5121 – Authors and writers

5122 – Editors

5125 – Translators, terminologists and interpreters

5224 – Broadcast technicians

5225 – Audio and video recording technicians

5226 – Other technical and co-ordination occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts

5227 – Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts

5241 – Graphic designers and illustrators

6221 – Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade

The BC PNP will continue to invite non-tech candidates through its other immigration initiatives.

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2017-08-31T19:15:19+00:00 August 31st, 2017|

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