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Month of October Witnessed Biggest PNP Draws of the year 2018

Posted - 29, Oct 2018

This October has been phenomenal so far as far as Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) draws are concerned. This month, few of the provincial nominee programs of Canada launched largest draws of the year. Almost every Canadian province has a provincial nominee program to invite the foreign skilled and talented people for its labour market. These PNPs evaluate the submitted profiles of the applicants and invite the selected ones through their periodic PNP draws.

Four Largest PNP draws of the year occurred in October

Four of the major provinces of Canada launched their PNPs in October, inviting highest number of the candidates in any draw this year. These provinces are, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Let's analyse the PNP draw results of all these provinces this month.

  • Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) draw

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is one of the most popular PNPs in Canada. It's Express Entry aligned stream invite thousands of candidates every year. On October 19, Ontario's Express Entry- Skilled Trades Stream invited whipping 439 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence. With this draw, this key OINP stream has issued 1,445 invitations this year.

  • Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEIPNP) Draw

Prince Edward Island is the key Atlantic province of Canada, which invite skilled and talented people through its PNP, i.e. Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEIPNP). On October 18, PEIPNP launched the draw of its Express entry aligned stream to invite as many as 270 invitations which is the highest number for the year 2018 in any PEPNP-Express entry stream draw.

Also read- Enhanced Provincial Nominee Programs are offering Easier pathway to get Canada PR

  • British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) Draw

British Columbia is the vibrant Canadian province, which invites skilled professionals through its popular PNP, i.e. British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP). On October 17, BCPNP launched the biggest this year, of its Skills Immigration and Express Entry categories, inviting as many as 472 candidates. This is the highest number of invitations issued in any draw launched this year for these two categories.

  • Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) draw

Saskatchewan was not far behind when it was about issuing highest number of invites in a particular PNP draw. The province of Saskatchewan invited staggering 494 candidates on October 10, under the International Skilled Worker (ISW) - Occupation in Demand (OID) subcategory- the highest for the stream. The parallel draw also occurred on the same date to issue 359 invitations under ISW- Express Entry subcategory.

High time to apply Canada PR via PNP- Contact the expert today

If you have plans to apply Canadian PR this year PNPs are the best pathway to go for the same with their relaxed rules and requirements. You may contact Visas Avenue certified Canadian visa specialists to prepare your immigration file for the most appropriate Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).

You may call Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, get a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.

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