Prince Edward Island Invites 143 Candidates To Apply For Provincial Nominations

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The maritime province of Canada, Prince Edward Island, has been of the most consistent provinces in 2021 after British Columbia is holding its provincial nomination draws.  

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On September 16, Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) held its pre-scheduled draw for the month. This is the eighth draw of the year held by the province, bringing the total number of invitations to 1,337 in 2021. 

The province issued 143 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination under either one of the three streams: Express Entry, Labour Impact, and Business Impact. 

Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) are designed to accommodate the specific and specialized labour market demand of Canada’s provinces and territories. A successful provincial nomination will improve the scope to obtain permanent residence in a quick time. 

Take this free assessment online to determine your eligibility to get a provincial nomination. 

Highlights On September 16 PEI PNP Draw

Since the launch of the federal Express Entry system in 2015, all the immigration streams under Canada PNP are categorized into two: ‘enhanced’ provincial streams and ‘base’ nomination streams. 

A total of 129 invitations went to Express Entry and Labour Impact categories. 

In order to be considered for a provincial nomination from PEI, candidates must create an Expression Of Interest (EOI) profile with the PEI PNP. EOI profiles are given points based on the province’s unique points grid. The highest-scoring candidates are then invited to apply through monthly draws.

If a candidate is already registered in the federal Express Entry pool, they could qualify for provincial nomination under the PEI PNP Express Entry category. 

Foreigners like Skilled Workers, Critical Workers, and International Graduates with a valid job offer in PEI, and having support from their employer may qualify under the Labour Impact category. 

The remaining 14 invitations went to applicants under the Business Impact category. Such candidates are issued invitations under the Work Permit Stream, which is for foreign entrepreneurs who want to own and operate a business in PEI. They required a provincial score of above 72 points in order to receive nominations. All other previous draws had a qualifying score of above 80 points. 

Further, fulfilling the predetermined residence requirement in Canada, eligible candidates can apply with the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for permanent residency. 

The next PEI PNP draw is expected for October 21, 2021.

Here is an interesting read>> How to qualify for permanent residence under Canada PNP?

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