Known as "the Garden Province", the Prince Edward Island is one of the four Atlantic Canadian provinces. As Canada s least populous province, Prince Edward Island is home to 140,000 people. Main industries present in the province include agriculture, tourism, and fishing and about 30 percent of total potatoes grown in Canada are from Prince Edward Island.
Through Prince Edward Island’s Provincial Nominee Program, prospective immigrants with the required skills and experience may receive a PN Certificate. By confirming Prince Edward Island PNP eligibility criteria, the candidate can apply for Canadian PR visa.
The PEI PNP accepts candidates under the following categories:
Candidates who are interested to work and live in PEI and are eligible to enter into the Express Entry pool may apply to this Category. Once entered into the pool, the profile will be reviewed and most suitable ones will receive an ITA (Invitation to Apply). This particular stream of PEI PNP is largely popular among skilled workers across the world.
Prince Edward Island PNP Eligibility Requirement (Express Entry)To qualify for nomination via PEI Express Entry, you must:
There are two pathways to obtain Canadian PR through the Express Entry Category of PEI, depending on if you have a job offer in PEI or not. Priority will be given to applicants that are living and working in PEI.
The application submitted for Prince Edward Island PNP can take Processing Time of 6 months to one year depending on the accuracy of application and submitted documents.
Prince Edward Island launches its EOI (Expression of Interest) based draws on a monthly basis. This year Prince Edward Island PNP has launched five draws to issue total 570 invitations.
The last of PEI PNP held on April 18, 2019, that invited a total 130 candidates. These invites were issued under Labour & Express Entry, and Business Work Permit Entrepreneur streams.
|Business Work Permit Entrepreneur Invitations||Minimum Point Threshold for Business Invitations||Labour & Express Entry Invitations||Invitation Totals|
January 17, 2019
February 21, 2019
March 21, 2019
April 18, 2019
May 16, 2019
June 20, 2019
July 18, 2019
Find below the EOI (Expression of Interest) draw Schedule of Prince Edward Island:
An applicant needs to have a full-time job offer from a PEI employer in a skilled profession, i.e. NOC (National Occupational Classification)- 0, A or B level. Click here to see the complete Canada NOC Skilled Occupation list.
Under this category, the province accepts applications from individuals who want to invest in and manage a business in PEI. This category is bifurcated into three major streams:
Individuals who fall under this stream are those who want to invest in a province business to transition to the province on a work permit before receiving the provincial nomination. During this work permit time, applicants are supposed to start working in Canada and learn about the business in which they want to invest.
Applicants who receive an invitation under this category are those who possess experience and skills that are required in PEI’s labor market. This category is bifurcated into three major streams:
The Critical Worker Stream is complete employer-driven and enables the employers in PEI to hire any foreign workers to fill positions that are classified under Canada s NOC (National Occupational Classification) Skill level C or D. Via this stream, an employer can support the foreign worker in applying for Canadian PR.
This stream is also an employer-driven one, allowing employers of PEI to recruit recent graduates from accredited and recognized PEI colleges and universities.
Eligibility requirements, an international graduate must have:
This stream is for those workers are already hired by a PEI employer. For applying in this stream, an applicant has to be working in PEI or should have an employment offer from any PEI employer. Eligible applicants should have relevant experience and a minimum post-secondary diploma or degree, as they will be working as a skilled professional.
Prince Edward Island PNP Eligibility Requirement(Skilled Worker Stream)
A foreign worker must have:
If you are interested to apply through any of the above-mentioned categories and streams, then visit Canada PR Avenue, an online immigration guide, which is completely owned and managed by Visas Avenue.
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