On 1st February 2022, British Columbia has conducted a tech draw via its PNP program. They have issued invitations for 126 candidates to apply for PNP under four categories of BC streams; SI – Skilled Worker, SI – International Graduate, EEBC – Skilled Worker, and EEBC – International Graduate. The minimum score under this category is 80 points.
British Columbia tech draw eligibility criteria 2022
British Columbia is conducting its PNP tech draw biweekly & features quicker processing of PR applications. According to the official website of BC, the applications of 80% of candidates are processed within two or three months. However, this program doesn’t need any LMIA letter, but the candidate must have a valid job offer. PNP Tech draw of British Columbia offers employers to hire & retain international employees from 29 tech occupations.
The 4 different categories with their minimum score are mentioned below:
|Number of Invitations||Category||Cut-off score( In Points)|
|SI – Skilled Worker|
1st February 2022
|126||SI- International Graduate||80|
|EEBC- Skilled workers|
EEBC- International Graduate
Know everything about British Columbia PNP Tech Draw
In 2017 May, the British Columbia Tech draw was created, which is considered a pilot project which depends on the labor market study. They are continually conducting the tech draws to hire talented workers. The technology sector of British Columbia is continually facing the biggest issue while recruiting the tech workers. It is one of the most successful projects by the British Columbia Government, so they have made it a permanent program. It is a special program that allows the employers in the technology sector of British Columbia to attract & hire international talent whenever experienced or qualified sectors aren’t available in the province.
The hype of the BC PNP Tech program is continually getting to its peak. It is considered a fast-track immigration pathway that is available for international students & tech workers. If you also want to qualify for this program, then you must have an offer under the BC PNP Tech program. The applicants also have at least one year Job offer and 120 days remaining while applying the application for the BC PNP program.
If you are already invited to apply for a provincial nomination, then you will have to submit the proper application. If this is properly completed, then the majority of tech applications will be completed within 2 to 3 months. If you are receiving the mail of approval, then applicants will also get nomination confirmation that will be used to apply for Canada PR from (IRCC) through Provincial Nominee Program Class.
As per the Government of Canada, only ICCRC authorized members can represent the file of your Canada PR. Therefore, beware of unauthorized agents attracting PR applicants through fake statements.