104 immigration candidates invited by Prince Edward Island to apply Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact categories in the draw held as on May 16, 2019. PEIPNP allows the local Labour market of the province to nominate candidates matching the eligibility requirement of the province. Out of all the 104 invitations 90 went to candidates with a registered EOI choosing PEI in its Express Entry Category or the various streams of its Labour Impact Category.
Express Entry Category is connected to the federal Express Entry system, managing the pool of candidates for Federal Skilled immigration categories — the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and Canadian Experience Class. To apply PEI PNP one should first file an Expression of Interest selecting PEI PNP to be considered for a nomination. To check the eligibility applicants are granted points out of 100 on the basis of factors such as Education, Work Experience, language ability, age, adaptability and other factors. Eligible candidates with high scores are invited to apply for a provincial nomination through usual draws from the PEI PNP’s EOI pool. This invitation grant from the province bestows candidates with an additional 600 points towards their express entry Comprehensive Ranking scores, ensuring visa approval soon.
The best fact about this PNP is that job offer is not a mandatory requirement of the province however preference would be given to entrants who are already living and working in the province.