Prince Edward is a small province in the eastern part of Canada that provides world class opportunities for applicants who wish to work or settle in Prince Edward Island for permanent residency. Under Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI-PNP), applicants have several immigration options to apply for permanent residency. Here are some categories, from which an interested applicant can take guidance to apply for permanent residency in Prince Edward Island.
An applicant can submit their application with regard to these three categories to the province and may get a Prince Edward Island provincial nominee certificate once their applications have been reviewed.
Prince Edward Island under express entry program chooses the candidate who matches with their job profiles and skill requirements. If an applicant receives nomination letter under PEI’s provincial nominee program, then the applicants has good chances of getting Letter of Invite (LOI) from the federal government through Express Entry profile. It functions under Expression of Interest (EOI) which means the candidate have to maintain an active profile on Prince Edward Island expression of interest (EOI) system with regard to Immigration, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Applicants should be eligible for any one of the federal economic immigration classes through Express Entry System:
Applicants have to get registered in the federal express entry system in any of the above classes and then required to maintain a profile in PEI’s EOI system which would be evaluated and awarded points on the grounds of age, language, experience, educational qualifications, employment record and adaptability.
Candidates who are interested to apply to PEI permanent residency through express entry category should submit an EOI form accessible through PEI PNP website. EOI form is of free of cost as it is not a formal application to PEI. Nevertheless, applicants who are invited to apply for PEI nomination, are needed to deposit an application fee of $300 CAD. There is no guarantee that all applications under Express Entry profiles will be overlooked or accepted. One who qualifies this process will be subjected to get provincial nomination from PEI with an elevation 600 additional Comprehensive Ranking System points. An Invitation to Apply (ITA) will be issued for permanent residence from Express Entry pool in a draw.
In total there are three streams under PEP Business Impact category through which an applicant can apply for PEI permanent residency.
Eligibility criteria to follow for obtaining permanent residency under PEP 100% ownership Stream:
NOTE: All the transaction must operate under the guidelines provided by Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Also, if an applicant confirm with the eligibility criteria, then he/she is issued a nomination certificate by the PEI.
The partial ownership stream as the name suggests, is exclusively for those foreign nationals who want to purchase a part of business in Prince Edward Island. Check out the minimum requirements for PEI permanent residency.
The work permit stream in Prince Edward Island allows the individuals to start operating in PEI’s working atmosphere before prior nomination letter for permanent residency. After that when a person receives a letter of support from the office of Immigration from PEI, he/she is required to submit application to Immigration , Refugee and Citizenship Canada for the work permit or work visa. Before getting nomination, applicant has to work for at least one year to receive a nomination for permanent residency. To be eligible for the work permit stream in PEI, following are the requirements.
NOTE: Once applicant cleared all the terms and conditions under Performance Agreement, all the deposited money shall be refunded in accordance with rules and regulation of performance agreement of PEI.
PEI labor impact category has been segregated into two distinctions under which an applicant can choose for PEI permanent residency. Review the two streams provided below for further information.
This category of PEI permanent residency program is for international applicants who are hired by PEI employers under specific job requirements, skills, education and other related experience offered by the province and are also recognized under Canadian Immigration Law. Applicants have to fulfill the following criteria for PEI Skilled Worker Stream.
2.) or employer signed PEI PNP-LO6 Employer Language Declaration; 3.) or documents from internationally acclaimed institution indicating that the primary language studied was in English or French.
PEI Permanent Residency can be applied through Critical Worker Stream of Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) if you are currently employed in PEI. The objective is to fill the low skilled work vacancies which the local population failed to accomplish. There are five occupations which come beneath this category, namely: truck drivers, customer service representatives, laborers, food and beverage servers and housekeeping attendants. Kindly consider the below mentioned Critical Worker Stream eligibility process for your convenience.
For more information regarding the eligibility requirements in Prince Edward Island Permanent Residency, kindly refer to the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program
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