Prince Edward Island PNP announces its draw schedule for 2024

Prince Edward Island PNP announces its draw schedule for 2024

Surya Rathee Surya Rathee
[Published 18 Jan, 2024 | 04:12 AM]
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Prince Edward Island has announced its much-awaited Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw schedule for 2024. PEI PNP is the only Canadian PNP that makes its draw schedule public.

We can expect 23 Prince Edward Island PNP draws in 2024. Potential immigrants will be issued a provincial nomination through:

  • Express & Labour Impact draws
  • Business Impact Category draws
  • Workforce draws

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PEI PNP draw schedule 2024

The PEI PNP will constantly review the Expression of Interest (EOI) system each month. The opening PEI PNP draw of 2024 is scheduled to take place on January 18, 2024. Candidates will be invited according to the following draw schedule:

January 18, 2024
February 1, 2024
February 15, 2024
February 29, 2024
March 21, 2024
April 4, 2024
April 18, 2024
May 2, 2024
May 16, 2024
May 30, 2024
June 20, 2024
July 4, 2024
July 18, 2024
August 1, 2024
August 15, 2024
August 29, 2024
Sept 19, 2024
October 3, 2024
October 17, 2024
October 31, 2024
November 21, 2024
December 5, 2024
December 19, 2024

Take note: The Office of Immigration may modify this draw schedule based on the application inventory, labour market needs, and other requirements. The draw dates in bold are specific to the Business Impact Category and Workforce draws.

Invitations issued in 2023

In 2023, Prince Edward Island PNP issued 2,422 invitations across 22 draws. The back-to-back EOI draws serve as a testament to PEI’s commitment to prioritising foreign skilled workers and businessmen with the necessary skills, qualifications, and potential to succeed in the province’s dynamic economy.

The same trend is expected to be carried out in 2024 as well.

How to immigrate to Prince Edward Island in 2024?

The Prince Edward Island PNP offers provincial immigration pathways in partnership with the federal government - Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). You can immigrate to Prince Edward Island in 2024 under the following pathways:

Provincial Nominee Program

  • Skilled Worker
  • Critical Worker
  • PEI International Graduate
  • Occupations In-Demand
  • Intermediate Experience

PEI Express Entry

  • Federal Skilled Worker
  • Federal Skilled Trades
  • Canadian Experience Class

The PEI PNP receives an annual allocation from the IRCC through the Provincial Nominee Program and Express Entry. The allocation determines the number of invitations that can be issued by the province on an annual basis.

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The process to immigrate to PEI PNP in 2024 can be carried out in six easy steps.

STEP 1: Assess your eligibility: Check your eligibility to apply for a nomination under PEI’s PNP or Express Entry-linked stream.

STEP 2: Expression of Interest: Once you meet the eligibility criteria of the preferred stream, you must submit a profile in PEI’s online Expression of Interest (EOI) system.

STEP 3: Invitation to apply: If your EOI is selected, you will be issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA). You will then have 60 days from the date of invitation to complete the online Workforce Application Form.

STEP 4: Prepare your application: You must submit your Workforce Application Form and pay the processing fee of CAN$ 300 through PEI’s online service. Make sure to answer all questions and sign all forms.

STEP 5: Submit your application: Your online application will be received by the Office of Immigration PEI, as soon as your payment has been approved. Within 2 days, you will receive a link to upload your documents.

STEP 6: Apply for Canada PR: If you are selected by the PEI, you must then submit your application to apply for Canada PR visa within 3 months of receiving your provincial nomination. IRCC is responsible for further decisions.

If you are approved for permanent residency by IRCC, you may be contacted for up to years after landing in Canada with a short survey to update your file.

Read More: PEI PNP draw schedule 2023



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