About Prince Edward Island PNP

The PEI PNP program, identifies prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the province and approves nomination for Prince Edward Island Provincial Nomination Certificate, which will allow overseas skilled worker to apply for Canadian permanent residence with processing times that are faster than other Canadian immigration programs.

The PEI PNP accepts applications under

PEI PNP Express Entry

Candidates who made an application under Express Entry pool and who are interested in living and working in Prince Edward Island may apply to the PEI PNP Express Entry Stream.

Eligible applicants may benefit from processing times of six months or less.. Candidates whose skills best suits labour market needs will be considered.

Labour Impact Category

The province accepts applications under this category from applicants who possess skills and experience that are needed in PEI’s labour market. This category is divided into two sub-categories as mentioned below.

Skilled Worker Stream

This sub-category is for skilled workers who have been identified or hired by a PEI employer. Eligible candidates will work in a skilled profession and possess relevant experience and at least a post-secondary diploma or degree.

Critical Worker Stream

This sub-category is for workers who have already been employed by a PEI employer, and the employer would like to sponsor the applicant for permanent residency. Eligible applicants can work in both the skilled or semi skilled profession.

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