On February 17, 2022 PEI PNP (Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program) invited 123 applicants for PR, under two different categories. 117 candidates were invited under Labour & Express Entry category while 6 invitations went to Business Work Permit Entrepreneur category. Minimum point threshold for Business Invitations reduced by 5 points to 67 as compared to first draw of 2022 in January.
Prince Edward Island PNP draws are held once a month and are declared around 15th to 20th of every month. Previous PNP draw was on January 20, 2022 and invited 125 candidates. So far, largest PEI PNP draw was in October 2021 inviting 204 applicants.
PEI PNP – EXPRESS ENTRY CATEGORY
Candidates eligible for Express Entry category need to have a valid Expression of Interest (EOI) profile with the PEI PNP in addition to their Express Entry Profile under either FSW, FST or CEC.
PEI PNP – LABOUT IMPACT CATEGORY
Labour Impact Category also requires a valid EOI profile with PEI PNP under one of the streams; Skilled Worker, Critical Worker, or International Graduate. It also requires a valid job offer and support by an employer in PEI.
BUSINESS IMPACT CATEGORY
Business Impact Category is for foreign entrepreneurs who want to start their own business in the PEI. Cut off score for this category was 67 in this draw under Work Permit Stream.
HOW TO APPLY FOR PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
For more information on eligibility and how to apply for different immigration programs of the Prince Edward Island, click here
About Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island is one of maritime provinces in eastern Canada. It is located just next to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. This province is marked by red-sand beaches, lighthouses, and fertile farmland. Charlottetown is the capital of Prince Edward Island. It is renowned for seafood like lobster and mussels. Charlottetown is home to Victorian government buildings and the modern Confederation Centre of the Arts, with a theatre and art gallery.
Prince Edward Island has area of 5,660 km and population of 156,947 (in 2019).