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Posted on September 17 2022

PEI PNP draw: 147 candidates nominated; they can apply for Canada PR

By Editor
Updated July 25 2023

Highlights of the PEI PNP draw on September 15, 2022

  • A PEI PNP draw was conducted on September 15, 2022.
  • In the draw 147 immigration candidates got nominated for a Canada PR visa.
  • This is the first PNP draw conducted by the province in September 2022.

On September 15, 2022, a PEI PNP draw was conducted through which 147 Canada immigration candidates were nominated for a Canada PR visa. The candidates selected came from the streams of the Business Work Permit Entrepreneurs and Labor & Express Entry stream.

Here are the details of the PNP draw.

Invitation Date

Business Work Permit Entrepreneur Invitations Minimum Point Threshold for Business Invitations Labour & Express Entry Invitations Total Invitations
September 15, 2022 5 85 142


Of the total invitations issued over the last 12 months, those sent for Business stream constituted 8% and 92% were issued to Labor stream candidates.

Compared to the last draw in August 2022, the threshold for minimum points for Business invitations came down by 12 points to 85 in this draw.

PEI PNP draws are conducted once a month. The declaration of the draw is issued at some time between the 15th and 20th of every month. In August 2022, PEI PNP invited 123 candidates. This was the lowest number of invitations issued in the year 2022.

Also read: Canada Immigration Process to be Digital from Sep 1

Till now, the largest PEI PNP draw was conducted in October 2021. In that round of invitations, 204 applicants got nominated for Canada PR. In all, till now, PEI PNP issued 1,259 invitations in 2022.

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How do immigrants experience life in Prince Edward Island?

Most of the immigrants in PEI PNP find the province a great place to be in. Here are some factors based on which we can examine life in PEI.

Standard of living

In this province, comfortable life is guaranteed for an average family. This is so because of the low cost of living compared to some other prominent Canadian provinces. Other factors include housing and heating costs and a fairly high enough wage that lets them cover daily expenses.

Also read: Canada Express Entry to get a new skill classification under TEER

Residential housing

Affordable housing is a reality in PEI. Affordable housing is widely available in the province at attractive prices. Ownership cost of households in the province will take up from 21% to 32% of household income, which is among the lowest in Canada. This depends on the type of home in question.


Every Canada PR and Canadian citizen aged under 20 years are entitled to free education. They can learn using this facility till the end of high school using the public school system.

PEI has Early Childhood Education programs and many other educational programs that are made available through to the 12th grade. If you enter skilled trades after studies at secondary school, the province arranges training and apprenticeships to assist you in learning a trade. This will in turn help you find a suitable job.

Also read: It pays well to work in Canada, study reveals current job trend


It’s mandatory under Canadian Law that every province/territory have to provide publicly funded, universal healthcare to every permanent resident and citizen in Canada. PEI has the Medical Care Plan which ensures that permanent residents and citizens of Canada get all essential medical physician services as well as surgical-dental services.

All these make the province a suitable place for an immigrant to live and work.

If you are willing to migrate to Canada, talk to Y-Axis, the leading immigration and career consultant in the UAE.

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