Prince Edward Island conducted another round of invitations on August 19, 2021. 161 immigration candidates were invited through PEI PNP to apply for a provincial nomination.
Labor Impact and Express Entry candidates received most of the invitations. They received 152 invitations. Business Impact candidates received 9 invitations. These candidates were required to have a minimum of 72 points in the PEI PNP system.
Through this 8th PEI PNP draw held in 2021, the total number of immigrants invited to PEI province has reached 1,194. The candidates that PEI handpicks based on their skills, experience, and other qualities are expected to meet the demands of the province’s labor market.
The next PEI PNP draw is expected to take place on September 16, 2021.
The advantages of provincial nomination for Express Entry candidates
If you have an Express Entry profile, and you are found by a Canadian PNP as a suitable candidate for that province, you will be invited to apply for a provincial nomination.
If you applied for a provincial nomination, you get 600 extra CRS points. It raises your chances of getting selected to receive an ITA for Canada PR in a federal immigration draw.
PEI PNP is the best pathway to Canada if you are skilled in your line of work and are willing to settle in PEI. To receive an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination, you must create a profile in the EOI system.
On the unique points grid, your EOI profile will be assigned points. The higher your score, the earlier you will be invited via monthly PNP-driven draws.
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About Express Entry
Express Entry is a points-based application management system used by the federal government to manage applications for immigration. These applications are filed for 3 federal high-skilled immigration programs namely CEC, FSTP, and FSWP.
The applicants to Express Entry have their profiles added to a candidate pool that’s accessible to both federal and provincial governments. Every candidate profile is ranked by CRS with scores assigned. Factors like age, education, work experience, and skills in Canada’s official language are considered to decide the scores.
The highest-scoring Express Entry candidates are invited by IRCC to apply for Canada PR when they take part in regular invitation rounds. Those who are invited can officially apply for Canada immigration.
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PR – Permanent Residence/Permanent Resident
CRS – Comprehensive Ranking System
EOI – Expression of Interest
PNP – Provincial Nominee Program
ITA – Invitation to Apply
IRCC – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
FSWP – Federal Skilled Worker Program
FSTP – Federal Skill Trades Program
CEC – Canadian Experience Class
PEI – Prince Edward Island