Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program
The Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, also known as PEI, is particularly attractive to prospective immigrants. Although the smallest province in size, it is one of the largest in terms of natural beauty, history, and Canadian culture. Prince Edward Island has excellent schools, almost no pollution or traffic, and was the home of the famous Charlottetown Conference of 1864 which eventually led to the nation’s formation.
The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program expedites immigration to Canada for individuals and their families who meet provincial criteria in support of four initiatives: increased business and economic development, increased supply of skilled workers, increased population and achievement of provincial demographic, social and cultural objectives.
The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program is divided into two major categories: Business Impact and Labour Impact. Each of these PEI provincial nominee program categories is then further divided into various subcategories, also called “”streams””. Under Express Entry, the Prince Edward Island PNP enables successful applicants to become a Canada permanent resident extremely quickly, often in less than 6 months. There are two ways for a prospective immigrant to obtain a nomination certification from the Provincial Nominee Program Prince Edward Island. Outside of Express Entry, he or she can apply to the program directly through the PEI Office of Immigration. The PEI immigration PNP contains several different streams for individuals and families interested in immigrating to Prince Edward Island.
Provincial Nominee Program PEI categories:
◾ Business Impact
◾ Labour Impact
◾ Express Entry
Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Progam requirements are :
◾ Age -21-59 years old
◾ Must have a job offer for a full-time, long-term job from a PEI employer for an N0C 0, A or B level skilled position. In this case, “long term” is considered to be at least two years
◾ If currently employed in PEI, must have a valid work permit
◾ Must have legal status in the current country of residence
◾ Must have a two-year post-secondary degree
◾ Within the past two years, must have at least two years of full-time work experience or relevant schooling
◾ Must have “sufficient funds” to settle in PEI
◾ Must prove proficiency in English or French. Proficiency can be established by an IELTS test with a minimum score of 4.0, a declaration of language ability from the PEI employer or education from an institution where the primary instruction used was either English or French