Prince Edward Island in its recent draw issued invitations to apply making it a total number of 1.240 invitations through the Express Entry and Labour Market Categories for the year 2018. The Draw held on the 20th of December issued 74 invitations. The split up was 65 invitations to Express Entry and Labour Impact Candidates and a separate 9 invitations were issued to the Business Impact: Work Permit Stream Candidates.
Though Prince Edward Island did not provide stats & details of the minimum score or how many Express Entry Candidates were invited, it could be found that the 1,240 invitations covered up almost 86 per cent of invitations that were issued through the province’s various categories this particular year.
It should be noted that individuals who possess an Invitation to Apply for a provincial nomination gain 600 additional CRS points which improves their chances to obtain a Canadian PR to a great extent. Prince Edward Island’s Express Entry Category is for candidates who have a profile in the Express Entry Stream. The Express Entry Stream is responsible for Canada’s three highly skilled immigration categories which are the Canadian Experience Class, the Federal Skilled Worker Class & the Federal Skilled Trades Class.
In order for an individual to get a PEI provincial nomination, he/she should surpass the initial requirements such as creating an express entry profile by showing their basic details and must submit an EOI to Prince Edward Island.
Candidates will be assessed on the province’s unique points-based system and those who meet the market’s labour demand will be sent an invitation to apply for provincial nomination. Instances may also happen where PEI would issue an ITA to a candidate who has no Express Entry Profile but matches with the province’s requirements.
The Labour Impact Category Candidates should either be having a job offer from a PEI employer or should currently be working with one of PEI’s employer whereas, the Business Impact Stream provides entrepreneurs with temporary work permits.
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