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Canada PNPs Opened this week- About 1,400 PNP Invitations issued until date in New Year 2021

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 19, Jan 2021

Canada PNPs Opened this week- About 1,400 PNP Invitations issued until date in New Year 2021 The Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) of Canada is going to be a crucial pathway to apply for and acquire the Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) Visa. The candidates with low Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score find the best alternate in PNPs, as they invite and nominate even the applicants with relatively low immigration points score or CRS score.

This year, Canada will invite 80,800 candidates through PNPs as per its Immigration levels plan 2021-23. Hence, Canadian immigration aspirants are eagerly waiting for the PNP draws and invitation rounds in the New Year 2021. Let us look at the key PNP draws open until now until date.

PNPs opened in 2021

This year, PNPs have held six draws or invitation rounds on different dates and issued a total of 1,389 invitations. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) was first to open its invitation round for its Regular streams (on 5th January) and Tech Pilot stream (on 12th January) issuing 168 and 80 invitations to apply for provincial nomination respectively.

Also read- Which is the best PNP to apply for Canada PR this year?

PNP Draws opened in 2021

January 14, 2021 MPNP 272
January 13, 2021 OINP (French Sp. & Skilled Trades) 484
January 12, 2021 BC PNP (Tech Pilot) 80
January 7, 2021 SINP 385
January 5, 2021 BC PNP (Regular) 168
TOTAL 1,389

Saskatchewan invited 385 candidates under its OID and Express Entry subcategory in the SINP Draw occurred on 7 January 2021. Canada PR aspirants eagerly wait for SINP draws, as it is the main Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of Canada.

Ontario held its invitation round on January 13, 2021, to invite 484 candidates under French Speaking and Skilled Trades streams of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). However, the draw for the most popular OINP- Human Capital Priorities (HCP) Stream of Ontario PNP is still awaited.

The most recent draw was Manitoba PNP draw, which took place on 14 January 2021. Manitoba issued 272 Letters of Advice (LAAs) to apply for a provincial nomination in this draw.

If you wish to apply for Canada PR this year through best Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), contact qualified Canada immigration expert at Visas Avenue- the leading and Trusted Immigration Advisory service for Canada.

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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