Prince Edward Island conducted PEI PNP draw on March 30, the third provincial immigration round of 2023.
The recent draw of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Immigration Program (PEI PNP) comprised candidates under its Labor and Express Entry streams. The PEI PNP draw excluded candidates from the Business Work Permit Entrepreneur stream. Since December 2022, Prince Edward Island did not nominate candidates under the Business Work Permit Entrepreneur stream.
Prince Edward Island targets higher LTAs and lower CRS scores for conducting draws for provincial immigration. It shows that the province has plans to welcome more candidates as permanent residents through a provincial nomination. The March 30 PEI PNP draw processed Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to 113 candidates.
PEI PNP highlights
The Prince Edward Island PNP mandates aspiring candidates to fulfill specific eligibility criteria to receive an Invitation to Apply through nomination. PEI PNP enables candidates to apply for nomination through the following streams:
Express Entry stream
Labor Impact stream
Business Impact stream
Atlantic Immigration Pilot
A minimum education of a high school diploma and at least two years of full-time work experience in a relevant occupation is necessary to become eligible for PEI PNP. Candidates between 21 and 59 years can apply for the nomination for permanent residence through PEI PNP. The language proficiency score of CLB 4 in English and (or) French is essential for eligibility, besides demonstrating adaptability to live in Prince Edward Island.