BC Tech Pilot

What is BC PNP Tech Pilot?

Launched in May 2017, the BC PNP Tech Pilot helps employers address their talent needs by providing a fast-tracked, permanent immigration pathway for in-demand foreign workers and international students.

The BC PNP Tech Pilot features are based on service, timelines, prioritization, and engagement in response to the needs of the industry. In general, weekly invitations to apply are issued to qualified skilled tech workers, minimizing the wait for employers and their prospective employees.

The BC PNP Tech pilot is not a separate BC PNP stream or category. Applicants should apply to the BC PNP under one of the existing categories. An applicant’s eligibility for the Tech Pilot is based on the registrant/applicant’s job offer (NOC).

Newly updated:

The BC PNP Tech Pilot is being extended to June 2021.

What are the requirements of the BC PNP Tech Pilot?

Upon the requirements of the specific category of BC PNP, BC PNP Tech Pilot has requirements for the applicant’s job offer.

  • A valid job offer must be under one of the 29 eligible occupations.
  • The job offer must be for at least one year, and must have at least 120 days remaining at the time of application to the BC PNP.

List of 29 Eligible Occupations for the BC PNP Tech Pilot

NOC Job Title

0131 Telecommunication carriers managers

0213 Computer and information systems managers

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

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

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-ordinating 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

You and your employer must provide various documents to support your application. Springwind Immigration professional team will help you to complete the complicated application process. You can reach us by ways of:

Phone: 1-647-869-6678 or 1-647-748-0188

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BC PNP Tech Pilot info sheet Employers

BC PNP Tech Pilot info sheet Workers

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