BC expanded the BC PNP Tech Immigration Stream

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BC expanded the BC PNP Tech Immigration Stream

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech immigration stream has expanded to include 35 occupations under the newly created National Occupational Classification (NOC). 


Before the launch of NOC 2021 on November 16, only 29 targeted occupations were available under this program. BC PNP Tech is a program that helps those in the technology field speed up the immigration process to British Columbia. In 2021, the BC PNP issued 1,697 nominations through the Tech program, representing 27.3 percent of all provincial nominations that year. 


This year, the province issued 2,508 nominations under this program.


BC PNP Tech Targeted Occupations:

A complete list of the new targeted professions, with NOC 2021 codes, is below

Occupations  TEER Occupations  TEER
Physicists and astronomers  21100   Mathematicians, statisticians, and actuaries  21210
Business systems specialists  21221   Information systems specialists  21222
Software engineers and designers  21231   Software developers and programmers  21232
Civil engineers  21300   Mechanical engineers  21301
Chemical engineers  21320   Other professional engineers  21399
User support technicians  22221   Information systems testing technicians  22222
Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics  22312   Authors and writers (except technical)  51111
Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, and the performing arts  52119   Broadcast technicians  52112
Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography, and performing arts assistants and operators  53111   Telecommunication carriers managers  10030
Computer and information systems managers  20012  Data scientists  21211
Cybersecurity specialists  21220   Database analysts and data administrators  21223
Computer systems developers and programmers  21230   Web designers  21233
Web developers and programmers  21234    Electrical and electronics engineers  21310
Biological technologists and technicians  22110  Computer network and web technicians  22220
Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians  22310    Managers – publishing, motion pictures,     broadcasting, and performing arts  50011
Technical writers  51112   Producers, directors, choreographers, and       related occupations  51120
Audio and video recording technicians  52113   Graphic designers and illustrators  52120
Editors  5122 


BC PNP Technology: Highlights


A professional concierge service

Employers in the IT sector have access to relevant immigration statistics.

Tech job candidates receive weekly invitations

Employers in the 29 core IT occupations may quickly find skilled candidates.

Priority handling

The dedicated BC PNP Tech Team assigns tech applications for the 29 in-demand professions on the 1 business day.

BC PNP workshops and events with a specific focus on the tech industry, including one-on-one employer consultation.


To find out more details about BC expanded the BC PNP Tech Immigration Stream” you can contact one of our immigration specialists at  Gunness & Associates.


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