If you are interested in obtaining the Permanent Residence (PR) status in Canada, you can explore the Provincial Nominee Programme (PNP) option, and apply for the Prince Edward Island (PEI) PNP.   

Picturesquely situated in Atlantic Canada and linked to “the mainland” by the spectacular Confederation Bridge, the PEI is the smallest and least inhabited province in Canada. And, as mentioned before, much like other provinces and territories in the nation, the PEI has its own PNP and it called the PEI PNP.

Using the scheme, potential immigrants, having the expertise and experience sought by the province, can get a Prince Edward Island Provincial Nomination Certificate. Having adaptability to reside and do a job in the province is also necessary to receive the certificate.

Provincial Nomination Certificate will enable them to submit an application for the much sought after Permanent Residence (PR) status in the country, to live and do a job in the province with the processing times that are decisively swifter, vis-à-vis other immigration classes run in the country by the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Canadian Government.

Coming back to the PEI PNP, it entertains petitions under these three main immigration classes:


It is for those who have the eligibility to get duly registered in the Express Entry System and chosen in the Pool for Express Entry. Such aspirants may present a petition to the PEI PNP Express Entry Stream. Your profile in EE Pool will be appraised, and in case it is found good enough, you can be chosen for the invitation for PR. Needless to say, the processing time of the Express Entry is quicker in relation to several other immigration schemes in the nation.

Significantly, the Express Entry Stream of the PEI is enhanced, and it means that those who get a nomination certificate will receive not only 600 extra Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points but also an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for the PR at the following draw from the federal Express Entry Pool.


Under the class, the PEI studies the petitions submitted by those who possess the required expertise, capability and experience in sync with the labor market of the province.

This stream is further categorized under these heads:

  • Skilled Worker Stream: It involves the possible employees who have been engaged by a local recruiter of the PEI. For these applicants to be entitled, having the mandatory skills and experience in the line-of-work together, with not less than a diploma or a post-secondary degree, is required.
  • Critical Worker Stream: It involves the probable employees who have been signed-up by a local recruiter of the PEI. It is mandatory that the recruiter in question has either given sponsorship or referred them for the PR standing. These applicants normally belong to either a semi-skilled or unskilled line-of-work.
  • International Graduate Stream: It involves the young graduates from the different formally approved colleges & universities of the province. Those qualified for the plan ought to have essentially been drafted by a local recruiter of the PEI. These candidates so will do a job under the skilled occupation that’s from their chosen domain of study.

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