This stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) provides a quicker path to Canadian permanent residence in exchange for filling high-skilled positions in PEI’s job market.
|Express Entry Profile||No|
|Connection to Province||Study Experience|
|Language Proficiency||No minimum|
|Level of Education||Post-secondary|
|Work Experience||Employed in PEI
NOC 0, A, or B
Connection to PEI
To be eligible for the PEI International Graduate stream, candidates must have graduated from a minimum two-year program at a publicly-funded post-secondary institution in PEI. Candidates must also have been working in PEI for at least six months in a position that is directly related to their PEI post-secondary education.
Candidates must have a full-time, permanent job offer from their current PEI employer. The job offer must be for a position classified as National Occupational Classification (NOC) Skill Level 0, A, or B.
While there is no minimum language proficiency to meet the eligibility requirements for this stream, candidates must have sufficient ability to communicate in English or French.
Level of Education
Candidates must have completed a minimum two-year post-secondary program in PEI.
Candidates must have at least six months of experience working in PEI.
Candidates must be between 18 and 59 years old to be eligible to apply to this stream.
Candidates must meet the settlement funds requirement as determined by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Intention to Reside
Candidates must demonstrate an intention to reside in PEI.
The International Graduate stream operates on an Expression of Interest (EOI) system. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria must submit a profile to PEI’s pool of candidates. All of the candidates in the pool will then be ranked against each other based on the PEI Labour Impact Category Ranking System. The highest-ranking candidates will be invited to submit a complete application to the stream in one of the category’s periodic draws. Successful candidates will be issued a provincial nomination from PEI.
After receiving a provincial nomination, an applicant has six months to submit a federal application for Canadian permanent residence. Applicants in this program must complete and submit a paper-based application for permanent residence and submit it by mail to the appropriate application centre. Paper-based PNP applications for permanent residence are generally processed within 18 months.
If a candidate meets all of the eligibility requirements for this stream of PEI PNP, they may create a profile in the Expression of Interest system where they will be awarded up to 100 assessment points based on their age, language, education, work experience, employment, and adaptability.
|Factor||Skilled Worker||Critical Worker||International Graduate|
|Age||Skilled Worker in PEI||Skilled Worker Outside PEI||International Graduate||Critical Worker|
|Proficiency in English or French||Skilled Worker in PEI||Skilled Worker Outside PEI||Critical Worker|
|Employer signed PEI PNP-L06 Employer Language Declaration||20||20||N/A|
|Level of Education||Skilled Worker in PEI||Skilled Worker Outside PEI||International Graduate||Critical Worker|
|Master's or Doctoral (PhD) level||15||15||35||10|
|Post-secondary degree - program of at least 3 years of full-time study||12||12||20||10|
|Post-secondary diploma in a trade that requires at least 2 years of full-time study||10||10||20||10|
|Work Experience||Skilled Worker in PEI||Skilled Worker Outside PEI||Critical Worker|
|6 or more years||20||20||20|
|Up to 2 years||0||0||0|
|Employment||Skilled Worker in PEI||Skilled Worker Outside PEI||International Graduate||Critical Worker|
|Working in a permanent full-time position in PEI with a valid work permit||5||N/A||5||5|
|Job offer in PEI related to field of study||10||10||10||10|
|Foreign qualification with the regulated body in PEI. (Not an ECA)||5||5||5||5|
|One year or more of continuous full-time work experience in PEI||5||5||5||5|
|Adapdability||Skilled Worker in PEI||Skilled Worker Outside PEI||International Graduate||Critical Worker|
|The applicant has a close relative that is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident living in PEI for at least 12 consecutive months||5||5||5||5|
|The applicant's spouse or common-law partner and/or their dependent children have a language ability of CLB 6 or higher in English or French||5||5||5||5|
|The applicant currently owns residential property in PEI for at least 12 consecutive months||5||5||5||5|
|The applicant graduated from a recognized PEI post-secondary institution||5||5||5||5|
|The applicant's spouse or common-law partner has at least 3 years of work|
experience in the last 5 years
|The applicant's dependent children have been enrolled in a PEI educational institution for a minimum of 6 consecutive months||5||5||N/A||5|
|Date||Stream||Number of Invitations||Score Range|
|15 August 2019||Labour Impact / Express Entry||133||NA|
|18 July 2019||Labour Impact / Express Entry||118||NA|
|20 June 2019||Labour Impact / Express Entry||106||NA|
|16 May 2019||Labour Impact / Express Entry||90||NA|
|18 April 2019||Labour Impact / Express Entry||113||NA|
|March 21, 2019||Labour Impact / Express Entry||131||NA|
|February 21, 2019||Labour Impact / Express Entry||170||NA|
|January 17, 2019||Labour Impact / Express Entry||61||NA|
|December 20, 2018||Labour Impact / Express Entry||65||NA|
|November 15, 2018||Labour Impact / Express Entry||147||NA|
|October 18, 2018||Labour Impact / Express Entry||270||NA|
|September 20, 2018||Labour Impact / Express Entry||116||NA|
|August 16, 2018||Labour Impact / Express Entry||111||NA|
|July 19, 2018||Labour Impact / Express Entry||75||NA|
|June 21, 2018||Labour Impact||60||NA|
|June 21, 2018||Express Entry||32||NA|
|May 17, 2018||Labour Impact||56||NA|
|May 17, 2018||Express Entry||22||NA|
|April 19, 2018||Labour Impact||77||22-85|
|April 19, 2018||Express Entry||75||37-87|
|March 15, 2018||Labour Impact / Express Entry||72||NA|
|February 15, 2018||Labour Impact / Express Entry||59||NA|
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