Prince Edward Island has issued out new invitations to immigration candidates. PEI issued 150 new invites on March 21, 2019, under the categories; Business Impact, Express entry, and Labour Impact program. 131 out of the 150 invites were sent to Prince Edward Island has issued out new invitations to immigration candidates. PEI issued 150 new invites on March 21, 2019 under the categories; Business Impact, Express entry, and Labour Impact program. 131 out of the 150 invites were sent to candidates of Express Entry and Labour Impact Program. These candidates can now apply to the provincial nominee program of Prince Edward Island for permanent residence in Canada. 19 of the invites were sent to entrepreneur candidates who were invited through the Business Impact; Work Permit Stream category. Prince Edward Island has invited a total of 440 people his year.
Prince Edward Island is one of the provinces in Canada where immigrants have a chance to apply for permanent residence. The Express Entry category of the province is linked with the federal Express Entry system. This means that candidates that are looking for provincial nomination from Prince Edward Island under this category must register Expression of Interest (EOI) with PEI PNP as well as a profile in the federal entry.
The candidates are evaluated based on factors such as language proficiency, work experience, education, and age. Candidates with the highest points get invitations for a provincial nomination. If a candidate is nominated, they earn an extra 600 points which go towards their Express Entry score.
The Monthly Draws
Prince Edward Island is one of the 11 provinces in Canada that hold draws for immigration candidates every month. They nominate a specified number of immigration candidates for permanent residence in Canada. The Labour Impact Category of Prince Edward Island is not aligned to the Express Entry system. It compromises of three streams; Critical Workers, International Graduates, and Skilled workers who may be in Prince Edward Island or outside Canada. To qualify for these streams, candidates must be working in the province. They must have a full-time or long-term job offer.