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Job opportunities and immigration for IT professionals in British Columbia

BC Immigration Program has extended its pilot for IT and other highly trained professionals

BC Immigration Program has extended its Pilot for IT and other highly skilled professionals until June 2021. The Tech Pilot offers an excellent opportunity for IT professionals in British Columbia to apply for nomination without a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). Once you have been issued a certificate of nomination, you will be able to apply for a work permit and permanent residency.

This BC Immigration Pilot is designed to attract top talent in a limited number of occupations. It offers priority processing and flexibility with job offer duration. If you have a job offer from an eligible BC employer in one of the occupations listed below, you may apply for nomination while the pilot is open:

  1. Telecommunication managers
  2. Information systems managers
  3. Managers in publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
  4. Civil engineers
  5. Mechanical engineers
  6. Electrical and electronics engineers
  7. Chemical engineers
  8. Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
  9. Information systems analysts and consultants
  10. Database analysts and data administrators
  11. Software engineers and designers
  12. Computer programmers and interactive media developers
  13. Web designers and developers
  14. Biological technologists and technicians
  15. Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
  16. Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
  17. Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
  18. Computer network technicians
  19. User support technicians
  20. Information systems testing technicians
  21. Authors and writers
  22. Editors
  23. Translators, terminologists and interpreters
  24. Broadcast technicians
  25. Audio and video recording technicians
  26. Technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts
  27. Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts
  28. Graphic designers and illustrators
  29. Technical sales specialists (in wholesale trade only)

For more information about the pilot and other immigration programs offered by British Columbia, please contact our office.