BC Tech pilot program invites 92 candidates for the tech pilot draw on May 12th. 

BC has been adjusting it’s immigration policies because of the Corona virus impact. The BC PNP offices are doing business as usual, replying to inquiries, processing applications and assessing final reports and holding regular draws for it’s skilled immigrants.

BC announces it’s BC Tech Pilot program candidates on a weekly basis, the candidates that are invited have to have a job offer from 29 eligible occupations. The program was launched in 2017 and it’s main focus is to help it’s candidates in the IT Technology sector and fill job vacancies.

As of May 12, the Tech Pilot invided 92 candidates to apply for the Provincial nomination. The candidates Skilled workers, international graduates, Express Entry BC and Skilled Immigrants. 

Candidates can apply for their PR application once they are invited and approved for the BC Tech pilot PNP. The whole process can take up to 6 months but that can be impacted due to the current situation.

BC PNP has made measures to intern and hold off temporarily for the candidates whose employment status has been changed due to the Corona Virus breakout.

  • lay-offs
  • terminations without cause
  • recall to the same position/same employer
  • new job offers with a new employer
  • reduced hours of work to less than full-time (less than 30 hours per week
  • reduction in salary that would result in failing to meet minimum/prevailing wage for the occupation
  • reduction in income that would result in failing to meet the minimum income threshold

BC Tech pilot program candidates are advised to still work on gathering the necessary information required and in case they have to be obtained from a third party and are unable to, they have to provide an explanation in a form of a letter that can be submitted for the meantime.

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