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.