Prince Edward Island PNP

Prince Edward Island Immigration – PEI PNP Consultants in India

Prince Edward Island has its own provincial Nominee Program that nominates people who are interested to immigrate and settle permanently in Canada to the federal government.  Individuals for the Prince Edward Island PNP are primarily chosen based on their bonafide intention to live and work in the province as well as the ability to economically establish themselves. Among these are

  1. Skilled workers whose experience and skills are part of the skill shortage list for PEI
  2. Entrepreneurs who show a preference for setting up a business in the province of Prince Edward Island.

Categories for PEI Provincial Nominee Program

1. Labor Impact Category

2. Business Impact Category or 100 percent Ownership stream

The Business Impact category for Prince Edward Island immigration has been altered from September 2018 onwards. Only those entrepreneurs who intend to fully own their concerns through the newly established 100 percent ownership stream, which will be replacing the business impact category. All other partial ownership streams will be shut down and all candidates will be invited through the Express Entry program

Eligibility for 100 percent ownership stream

In order to be eligible for the 100 percent ownership stream, you will need to satisfy the following criteria

  1. The applicant should clearly demonstrate his intention to live and establish a business in the province.
  2. Applicant must possess a minimum personal net worth of 600,000 CAD which can be verified and which has been legally earned.
  3. Person applying should have a minimum education level that is equal to secondary school certification
  4. Applicant must be within 21-59 years of age at the time of application;
  5. Applicant should have prior employment experience or experience with owning a business.
  6. Applicant should satisfy minimum language criteria.
  7. Applicant should be willing to attend an interview with the Office of Immigration
  8. Applicant should willingly sign an escrow agreement with PEI and deposit a sum of 200,000 CAD

3. PEI PNP Express Entry

Under PEI PNP Express Entry candidates who choose to live and work in PEI can apply. Candidates must be eligible for one of the following Federal Economic Immigration Programs.

  1. Federal Skilled Worker Program
  2. Federal Skilled Trades Program
  3. Canadian Experience Class

Candidates who seek to immigrate to Canada and meeting the eligibility criteria for one of the federal programs can create an Express Entry profile on Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The top ranking profiles are given The Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Permanent Residence.

Candidates who intend to increase scores can apply further to PNP which awards 600 more points. The processing time for PEI PNP is 6 months or maybe less. Those who have their application in EE Pool and also seek a job from PEI employer will be considered as the one submitted Expression of Interest (EOI) in migrating to PEI. This stream prioritizes province’s primary and innovative industries. This category divides the applicants into 3 subcategories. They are

     1. Skilled Worker Stream
     2. Critical Worker Stream
     3. International Graduate Stream

Skilled Worker Stream:

The candidate can be hired, identified and supported by PEI employer regarding the work for Canadian Permanent Residence.

Minimum requirements for applicants

  1. Age should be between 21 and 59 years.
  2. Provide a proof of full time, a long-term job offer (at least 2 years) in NOC Skill set O, A, or B.
  3. Show the legal status in the current country of residence.
  4. Provide a valid work permit if living in Canada.
  5. Have a post-secondary degree/ diploma and been assessed and verified by recognized authority/institution.
  6. Able to attend an interview in PEI as the job demands.
  7. Provide a proof of at least 2 years of full-time work experience in the past 5 years.
  8. Able to show sufficient funds to sustain in PEI according to government norms.
  9. Proficient in English/French (CLB 4.0).
  10. Able to show the genuine interest to work and settle in PEI.

Requirements for Employers

  1. The employer should provide an employment offer for full time, permanent (at least 2 years).
  2. Employment must be based on education, training, and experience.
  3. The term and conditions of employment must comply with provincial standards and wage rates.
  4. The employment should be in PEI with contract provided.
  5. Settlement support is also expected from employee’s family.
  6. Attendance at immigration interview is recommended.
  7. Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is also required when applicable.

Critical Worker Stream

Critical Worker comes under the head of a pilot program which is analyzed annually to know the impact on industries and occupations. This program helps persons from certain professions to immigrate to Canada in the easiest possible way legally. The professions for which persons can qualify as critical workers are subject to change at short notice, so it’s best to enquire frequently regarding this stream.

Eligibility criteria for Critical Worker Stream

  1. Age should be between 21 and 59 years.
  2. Provide a proof of full time, long-term job offer (at least 2 years) in NOC Skill set C or D which may include one of the following professions.
    Truck driver
    Customer Service Representative
    Laborer
    Food and Beverage Server
    House Keeping Assistant
  3. Should have worked for at least 6 months full time for PEI Employer.
  4. Show the legal status in the current country of residence.
  5. Provide a valid work permit if living in Canada.
  6. Have a post-secondary degree/ diploma and been assessed and verified by recognized authority/institution.
  7. Able to attend an interview in PEI as the job demands.
  8. Provide a proof of at least 2 years of full-time work experience in the past 5 years.
  9. Able to show sufficient funds to sustain in PEI according to government norms.
  10. Proficient in English/French (CLB 4.0).
  11. Able to show the genuine interest to work and settle in PEI.

Requirements for Employers

  1. The employer should provide an employment offer for full time, permanent (at least 2 years).
  2. Employment must be based on education, training, and experience.
  3. The term and conditions of employment must comply with provincial standards and wage rates.
  4. The employment should be in PEI with contract provided.
  5. Settlement support is also expected from employee’s family.
  6. Attendance at immigration interview is recommended.
  7. Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is also required as and when applicable.

International Graduate Stream:

The International Graduate Stream allows employers to recruit new graduates who have completed their education from a publically funded Prince Edward Island educational institute.

Eligibility criteria for International Graduate Stream

  1. Age should be between 21 and 59 years
  2. Provide a proof of full time, long-term job offer (at least 2 years) in NOC Skill set O, A, or B.
  3. Should have worked for PEI Employer for at least 6 months.
  4. Have a post-secondary degree/ diploma and been assessed and verified by recognized authority/institution.
  5. Should provide post-graduate work permit.
  6. Possess a valid degree/diploma from accredited PEI university/College.
  7. Able to attend an interview in PEI as the job demands.
  8. Able to show sufficient funds to sustain in PEI according to government norms.
  9. Proficient in English/French (CLB 4.0).
  10. Able to show the genuine interest to work and settle in PEI.

Requirements for Employers

  1. The employer should provide an employment offer for full time, permanent (at least 2 years).
  2. Employment must be based on education, training, and experience.
  3. The term and conditions of employment must comply with provincial standards and wage rates.
  4. The employment should be in PEI with contract provided.
  5. Settlement support is also expected from employee’s family.
  6. Attendance at immigration interview is recommended.
  7. Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is also required when applicable.

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FAQ’s
Q). What is the PEI PNP?
A). The PEI Provincial Nominee Program is designed to enable the provincial government of Prince Edward Island to nominate individuals for Permanent Residence in Canada to the federal government through various streams. To get more information about the program, you can read the above post or speak to us for a free consultation with our Canada immigration experts to know your prospects

Q). How does PEI PNP work?
A). You can apply to the PEI PNP if you are interested in living and working in Prince Edward Island. You will first need to check which of the different streams you are eligible for. To know more refer to the above page or get in touch with one of our expert consultants

Q). What are the eligibility criteria for PEI PNP?
A). The PEI PNP has given different streams for immigrants who wish to live and work in the province. The eligibility criteria for each stream will be unique. Read the above post to know the specific eligibility criteria for each stream or visit us for a free consultation session with our Canada immigration experts