Do You Want To Work and Live in Prince Edward Island?

If you are interested in living and working in Prince Edward Island, the Prince Edward Island PNP Program may be for you. Prince Edward Island is one of Canada’s fastest growing provinces with cities such as Charlottetown growing at a fast pace. Job opportunities in Prince Edward Island are an attractive option for many foreign workers seeking stable, long term employment.

With the island’s economic growth, its government deemed it necessary to participate in the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to bring more foreign workers to its territory.

Successful applicants will receive a PEI Nominee Certificate, which will speed-up the Canada Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa application process. Under the PEI Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), you may qualify under one of seven streams.

Seven Prince Edward Island PNP Stream for Fast Track Canada Immigration

If you are interested in settling in Prince Edward Island AND you meet the criteria of one of the SEVEN streams below you may be able to enter Canada in less time.

  1. Skilled Worker
  2. Critical Worker
  3. International Graduate
  4. Family Connections
  5. 100% Ownership
  6. Partial Ownership
  7. Work Permit

1) Skilled Worker

Requirements for the Skilled Worker Stream

  • Score at least 50 points on the PEI PNP Self-Assessment form;

  • A PEI job offer for a skilled position;

  • Education and training consistent with the position offered;

  • A command of the English and French language; and

  • Demonstrate intention to settle in PEI.

2) Critical Worker

Requirements for the Critical Worker Stream

  • A PEI job offer in skill level C or D as a truck driver, customer service representative, labourer, food & beverage server, or housekeeping attendant;

  • At least 6 months of work experience for a PEI employer;

  • Be less than 55 years of age;

  • Have a minimum 12 years of education;

  • Completed at least two years of full-time work experience w/in the past five years; and

  • Be capable of being interviewed in English or French.

3) International Graduate

Requirements for the International Graduate Stream

  • Graduated w/in the past two years from full-time study at a recognized Canadian University or College;

  • Have a PEI job offer in skill type 0, A or B;

  • Have a minimum of 6 months work experience for a PEI employer;

  • a command of the English and French language; and

  • intention to settle in PEI.

4) Family Connections

Requirements for the Family Connections Stream

  • Have the intention to live in PEI;

  • Prove that they are an eligible family member of the Champion’s;

  • Have an offer of employment or a capacity to work in PEI; and

  • Be in good health with no criminal record.

5) 100% Ownership

Requirements for the 100% Ownership Stream

  • Have a personal net worth of at least $ 400,000.00 CDN;

  • Deposit $100,000 CDN;

  • Make an investment of at least $150,000;

  • Control 100% of the business and provide active and on-going management of the business from w/in PEI;

  • Have a settlement proposal; and

  • Submit a business plan.

6) Partial Ownership

Requirements for the Partial Ownership Stream

  • Have a personal net worth of at least $400,000 CDN;

  • Deposit $100,000 CDN;

  • Make a minimum investment of $150,000 CDN in a PEI business;

  • Control more than 33.3% of the equity in the business or make an equity investment in the business of at least $1,000,000 CDN;

  • Provide active and on-going management of the business in PEI;

  • Have a settlement proposal; and

  • Submit a business plan.

7) Work Permit

Requirements for the Work Permit Stream

  • Be eligible and willing to apply for a work permit for the PEI business;

  • Have a personal net worth of at least $400,000 CDN;

  • Make an investment of at least $150,000 CDN in a PEI business;

  • Control more than 33.3$ of the equity in the business or make an investment of at least $1,000,000 CDN;

  • Provide active and on-going management of the business in PEI;

  • Have a settlement proposal; and

  • Submit a business plan.

Why Hire Us to Help with Your Prince Edward Island PNP Application?

While the procedures for applying for an Prince Edward Island PNP may seem uncomplicated, some applicants apply without seeking any help from an immigration lawyer, thinking that they can “do it themselves”.

For Prince Edward Island PNPs, there is a higher risk of refusal in cases where the application is not properly prepared. The standards are very high.

The documentation and processes involved in successfully obtaining a PNP are complex and usually require legal expertise.

We have helped hundreds of individuals and their families successfully immigrate to Canada through the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program. Our experienced immigration lawyers will be able to assess your case and recommend a course of action to best serve your needs.

The first step towards your Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program application is getting an assessment of your case. Fill out our free immigration assessment form and we will get back to you within 24 hours to discuss your eligibility and options.

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