The Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) is vital for Canada’s economic immigration system. In the last couple of years, the PNPs have become a pivotal force to reckon with, even in the presence of the mighty express entry system.
The applicants with low CRS scores have a great alternative in Provincial Nominee Programs, which accept the applicants even with low point scores and minimum requirements.
The provinces have their separate point system and requirements to select and nominate suitable applicants for the Canada PR.
If you are planning to apply for Canadian PR via a suitable PNP stream, you must know the latest Canada PNP rule changes in 2022.
Find below some key rule changes announced recently by different PNPs in 2022.
The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) - the key PNP of Canada has replaced its existing ‘First come, First served’ system of accepting applications from the applicants with a new Expression of Interest (EOI) System.
The new EOI system is applicable to both Occupation in Demand (OID) and Express Entry stream of SINP.
Now, the applicants need to first submit EOI and selected applicants will be invited by the SINP through periodic draws to apply for provincial nomination.
Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has made an important change in its Express Entry linked stream. As per this change, the minimum CRS requirement of 400 points has been removed.
Now, the minimum CRS will be determined by the director only for each OINP draw.
Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEIPNP) has launched the new Expression of Interest (EOI) system.
The province of Prince Edward Island asks the express entry candidates to submit the Expression of Interest and subsequently, select the best ones from the submitted EOIs and invite them to apply for provincial nomination.
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Canada’s three Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) have introduced new Express Entry linked Stream in 2018. Hence, the EE streams will have a major impact on Canada Immigration 2022. The PNPs with new Express Entry aligned stream are:
The Express Entry stream is a popular stream of every PNP, it every year invites the huge number of applicants for every PNP.
It allocates additional 600 CRS points to the express entry candidates not receiving the Invitation to Apply from IRCC, in Federal Express Entry System. Hence, it’s a boon for the candidates with low CRS point score in Federal Express Entry System.
If you have any query with regards to above PNP rule changes you can drop an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Keep visiting Canada PR Avenue website to find latest PNP rule changes, news, and updates, etc.