Latest PEI PNP Draw Issues Labor and Business Invitations

Latest PEI PNP Draw Issues Labor and Business Invitations

Surya Rathee Surya Rathee
[Published 17 Jun, 2023 | 05:40 AM]
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On June 15, 2023, Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) conducted its second invitation round of the month. This latest Prince Edward Island PNP draw issued invitations to candidates under both, Labour & Express Entry and Business Work Permit Entrepreneur streams.

Who was invited?

  • Labour and Express Entry Invitations: 118
  • Business and Work Permit Entrepreneur Invitations: 4

The minimum point threshold for the business invitations issued in this draw was 82.

Over the last 12 months, the Prince Edward Island PNP has issued a total of 96 invitations to Business Work Permit Entrepreneur candidates and 2,374 invitations to Labor & Express Entry candidates.

  • Business Work Permit Entrepreneur invitations over the last 12 months - 4%
  • Labor & Express Entry invitations over the last 12 months - 96%

This draw inlines with the proposed Prince Edward Island PNP draw schedule for 2023. 

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Benefits of applying through Prince Edward Island PNP

The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) is a Canadian immigration program designed to attract skilled workers, entrepreneurs, and graduates to Prince Edward Island (PEI), one of Canada's eastern provinces. The PEI PNP operates under an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Province of Prince Edward Island.

The PEI PNP uses a points-based system to assess and select candidates who have the skills and qualifications needed in the local labor market. The program consists of several immigration streams, each with its own eligibility criteria and requirements. These streams include the Express Entry, Labour Impact, and Business Impact categories.

Under the Express Entry Stream, candidates with profiles in the federal Express Entry pool may be nominated by PEI to apply for Canada PR. The Labour Impact Stream targets individuals who have a job offer from a PEI employer in a high-demand occupation. The Business Impact Stream is designed for entrepreneurs and business owners who wish to invest in and operate a business in PEI.

Applicants interested in the PEI PNP must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to the province, outlining their qualifications, work experience, education, language proficiency, and other relevant factors. The province then conducts regular draws from the EOI pool and invites the highest-scoring candidates to apply for provincial nomination. Once nominated, candidates can apply for permanent residency to the federal government.

The PEI PNP draws are conducted at the discretion of the provincial government, with the frequency and number of invitations determined by the labor market needs and the province's immigration priorities. It is important for candidates to regularly update their EOI profiles to maximize their chances of being selected in a draw.



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