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PEI PNP holds second biggest PNP draw of the year

Canada’s Prince Edward Island held its second-biggest PNP draw for the year on October 21, issuing a total number of invitations to 1541.

PEI PNP is a Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program that allows the people who have skills and experience targeted by the province may receive PEI Provincial Nomination Certificate after which they can apply for Canadain PR.

PEI PNP has invited 204 candidates to apply for provincial nomination. Of these, 195 invitations went to Express Entry and Labour Impact Candidates. The remaining 9 went to Business Impact Candidates. These candidates need at least 72 points in the province’s immigration system.

Distribution of PEI PNP draw, October 21, 2021

Total Invitations- 204

Type of InvitationsNumber of Invitations Issued
Express Entry & Labour Impact Candidates195
Business Impact Candidats09
PEI PNP

Canada’s PNP Programs allow the provinces to attract immigrants who can help to achieve their labor market needs and economic prosperity.

Since 2015, PEI has been welcoming an increasing number of immigrants. It has the highest newcomer intake as a share of the total population in Canada.

PEI has three immigration categories:

  • PEI PNP Express Entry
  • Labour Impact Category
  • Business Impact Category

PEI PNP Express Entry:

Candidates having a valid Express Entry profile and skills required for labor market needs, who wish to work and live in Prince Edward Island, can apply through Express Entry Program.

How it works:

  • The first step for applying in PEI PNP is to create a profile in PEI’s Expression of Interest EOI system.
  • While creating the profile, the candidate will be asked multiple questions which he needs to answer correctly. He can change the information provided anytime.
  • Based on the information provided, the candidate gets a point score according to the selection system points grid. He can score a maximum of 100 points.
  • The highest-scoring candidates are invited for provincial nominations and the candidates are informed by email notification.
  • Candidates who received the notification are required to complete the application forms and submit the application within 60 days.
  • Candidates having successful applications will receive provincial nominations. They must accept the nomination through the Express Entry account. They may receive an Invitation to Apply for PR in the next Express Entry draw.

Labour Impact Category:

It consists of 3 streams:

Skilled Worker Stream
The candidates who have been hired by PEI employers come under this category. The candidate must be either working in PEI or have a Job Offer from the PEI employer. Eligible Candidates will work in a skilled profession, having relevant experience & at least a post-secondary degree or diploma.

Critical Work Stream
The candidates who have already been hired by PEI employer, and whose employer would like to sponsor them for PR, come under this category. Eligible Candidates will work in the semi-skilled or unskilled profession.

International Graduate Stream
Recent graduates from recognized accredited Prince Edward Island universities and colleges and already been hired by PEI employers. Eligible Candidates will work in a skilled profession in their field of study.

How it works:

  • Create and submit your EOI profile.
  • Based on the information provided, the candidate gets a point score according to the selection system points grid.
  • The highest-scoring candidates are invited for provincial nominations and the candidates are informed by email notification.
  • Candidates who received the notification are required to complete the application forms and submit the application within 60 days.
  • Candidates having successful applications will receive provincial nominations. They can use their nomination certificate to submit an application for Canadian PR.

Business Impact Category:

It has one stream that is Work Permit Stream
The candidates who want to invest in PEI business, come under this category. They are expected to start working in Canada and learn about work ethics while on Work Permit. After that, they can apply for the PEI Provincial Nomination for PR.

How it works:

  • Create and submit your EOI profile.
  • While creating the profile, the candidate needs to provide some information. The profile will stay active for 6 months.
  • The provided information can be changed anytime, but before the invitation to apply comes.
  • The successful applications will receive an invitation to apply by email. The email will include further details as well.
  • Candidates are required to submit the application within 60 days.
  • After completing the application package submit all the required forms, supporting documents, and application fees.
  • If the application gets approved, then the candidate will get an invite by the Office of Immigration for an in-person interview to discuss your business plan.
  • After that, the candidate has to submit a signed performance agreement, after which he may receive a letter of support from PEI. This letter will be used to apply for Work Permit with IRCC.
  • After getting the Work Permit, the candidate will report to the PEI Office of Immigration within 30 days of arrival.
  • A settlement officer will be assigned, who will help in establishing and operating the business and will be in touch for progress reports.
  • If the candidate meets the conditions of the Performance Agreement and other requirements, he will get nominated by PEI, then they can apply for PR with IRCC.
PEI PNP

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