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LATEST: BC PNP Tech Pilot Invite For Foreign Graduates And Skilled Workers

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) has invite for foreign graduates and skilled workers to apply in a new opening of Tech Pilot invitations held November 21.

The 41 Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC candidates invited in this draw must have a one-year full-time job offer in one of the pilot’s 29 in-demand occupations.

Invited candidates for the Express Entry BC categories will get 600 points for their overall Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score provided they get approval for their provincial nomination application. These points will on the long run guarantee an Invitation To Apply (ITA) for a Canadian permanent residence in an Express Entry draw.

Foreign graduates and skilled workers who are skills immigration candidates will have their permanent residence applications processed by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) outside the Express Entry system so long as their provincial nomination applications are approved.

All potential Skilled Worker and International Graduate candidates are required to begin the process of applying for the BC PNP by opening an online profile and register under the program’s Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS).

Candidates are offered a SIRS score based on their credentials as part of their registration for such as completed education, work experience, and adaptability factors.

Look out for your potential SIRS score through utilizing the CanadaVisa Skills Immigration Registration System Calculator.

All invited candidates will have 30 calendar days from the date they received their invitation letter to forward a complete application to the BC PNP and should pay the required processing fee.

The following are the breakdown of points as per category for invited candidates in the November 21 draw.

Issued from November 21st, 2018, Category: EEBC – Skilled Worker, Minimum Score required is 80, Number of ITAs Issued is 41. Category: EEBC – International Graduate, Minimum Score required is 90. For Category: SI — Skilled Worker, Minimum Score required is 80. For Category SI — International Graduate, Minimum Score required is 90.