Prince Edward Island invited 153 candidates to apply for provincial nomination in the latest PEI PNP Expression of Interest draw held on February 20. The invited candidates belonged to the Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact categories of Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP). While 143 of the total number of invitations were received by Express Entry and Labour Impact category candidates, the remaining 10 invitations went to Business Impact category candidates.
PEI Express Entry
The Express Entry category of PEI PNP is aligned to the federal Express Entry system. In order to be considered for a provincial nomination from Prince Edward Island through the Express Entry category, the candidates must first submit an Expression of Interest profile with the PEI PNP. Each of these profiles is given a score based on the unique points grid of PEI PNP and candidates with the highest scores are invited to apply for provincial nomination in the PEI PNP Expression of Interest draws. The candidates who receive provincial nomination from PEI PNP will have 600 additional Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS) score points added to their total CRS score and that guarantee these candidates an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence in Canada in the subsequent Express Entry draw.
PEI Labour Impact Category
Those who have a valid job offer from PEI employer may apply is for a provincial nomination through the Labour Impact category with the support of their employer. This category also has Expression of Interest system of submitting applications.
The PEI PNP authorities have not revealed a breakdown of invitations issued to Express Entry and Labour Impact category candidatesin the latest PEI PNP Expression of Interest draw, neither minimum EoI score required in each category.
PEI Business Impact category
Ten PEI PNP Business Impact category candidates received Invitations to Apply in the latest PEI PNP Expression of Interest draw through the Business Impact: Work Permit Stream. The minimum EoI score required was 122. The Work Permit Stream targets the entrepreneurs who plan to own and operate a business in PEI.
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