Canada immigration news - Prince Edward Island Charlottetown

Prince Edward Island Sent 165 New Invites For PR-July 21

On July 21, PEI PNP Draw (Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program) sent 165 invites for PR, under two different categories. This is the highest number of invitations sent under single draw by smallest province of Canada in 2022. Previous high was 153 in the May PEI PNP Draw.

138 candidates were invited under Labour & Express Entry category while 27 invitations went to Business Work Permit Entrepreneur category. Minimum point threshold for Business Invitations reduced by 5 points to 60 as compared to last draw in June 2022.

Prince Edward Island PNP draws are held once a month and are declared around 15th to 20th of every month. PNP draw on February 17, 2022 invited 123 candidates which was lowest number of invitation in 2022. So far, largest PEI PNP draw was in October 2021 inviting 204 applicants. Overall, PEI PNP has invited 991 applicants in 2022.

PEI PNP Draw – 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 Draw – 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.

PEI PNP DRAW – 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 60 in this draw under Work Permit Stream.

HOW TO APPLY FOR PEI PNP

For more information on eligibility and how to apply for different immigration programs of the Prince Edward Island, click here

Trending Today: PM Justin Trudeau Visiting Prince Edward Island

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting Queens County and Prince County in Prince Edward Island. Below is his itinerary:

    • Queens County
    • 10:30 a.m. (local time) at Queens County: Hon’ble Justin Trudeau will be meeting with local families.
    • 11:15 a.m. (local time): Canadian PM will be holding a brief media availability.
    • Prince County
    • 1:45 p.m. (local time): The Prime Minister will be meeting with local fishers

About Prince Edward Island

Canada immigration news - Prince Edward Island Charlottetown
P.E.I.’s seaside capital, Charlottetown, at dusk.

Prince Edward Island is one of maritime provinces in eastern Canada. Also, it is the smallest province of Canada. It is located just next to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Furthermore, this province is marked by red-sand beaches, lighthouses, and fertile farmland.

Charlottetown is the capital of Prince Edward Island. Adding further, 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).