On January 26, 2021, British Columbia conducted a new draw for candidates in the Tech Pilot of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP).
In this round, the government invited 81 high-tech specialists to apply for the provincial nomination in four categories:
- Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker,
- Skills Immigration – International Graduate,
- Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker, and
- Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate.
All candidates scored 80 points or higher. British Columbia invited 161 Tech Pilot candidates this year. In total, BC issued 524 invitations in the BCPNP in 2021.