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Express Entry Stream of PEI PNP opened again with Key benefits for applicants

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 21, Feb 2017

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The express entry stream of the Prince Edward Islands Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) has opened again to offer an exceptional pathway for Canada immigration to the applicants. The EE Stream of PEI PNP was not accepting new applications for this stream, since last quarter of 2016.

Improved Express Entry Stream of PEI PNP

The Express Entry stream of Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) is now improved further, which means the applicants acquiring the nomination certificate from PEI will get 600 extra CRS points and based on the same, can get the ITA (Invitation to apply) for Canadian permanent residency in the forthcoming draw of express entry system.

Key benefits of PEI PNP- Express Entry Stream

Express Entry stream of Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) is not point based; hence, any applicant registered in express entry can submit Expression of Interest (EOI) in the express entry stream of PEI PNP. However, the overseas graduates working in Prince Edwards Island on Post Graduate work permit need to have four months of full time work experience in PEI and four months must be remaining in work permit to expire when making application for this stream.

Secondly government application fee is not applicable when submitting the EOI for the PEI express entry stream. The process of EOI submission is also uncomplicated, short, and straightforward. It ask a few demographic details and then you need providing reasons for coming to the Prince Edward Island.

Key requirements of the Express entry stream of PEI PNP

To apply and get nominated through Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP), you need to

  • Fulfill the basic requirements of at least one of the three key federal economic immigration programs, i.e.
    • Federal Skilled Worker Class;
    • Federal Skilled Trades Class; or
    • Canadian Experience Class, and
  • Register on the federal express entry system

Well, EOI submission is not the official confirmation of application received for the program, the profile of the candidate also needs to be selected before he could apply formally. The submission of an EOI is not considered an application to the program. For that, the candidate must first be selected to apply.

Who have better chances of selection?

The candidates having any of the below aspects linked to his/her profile have a great chance of succeeding.

  • Working or studying in PEI,
  • Family connections in the province,
  • Acquiring a job offer from PEI
  • Business interest or residential property in the province
  • Experience in an area that has a skill shortage in the province.

Looking to apply in the Express entry stream of PEI PNP?

If you are applying for the Canada immigration for the first time, you may seek assistance to apply in the PEI PNP express entry stream. Get in touch with a trusted and genuine Visa and immigration consultant for Canada to receive complete process support and assistance. For further query or assistance with regards to PEI PNP or Canada immigration, you send your inquiries to


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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