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Prince Edward Island Invites 124 candidates under Express Entry and other key streams of PEIPNP

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 22, Sep 2018

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Prince Edward Island (PEI) - the key maritime province of Canada has launched latest draw of its PNP, i.e. Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEIPNP) on September 20, 2018. The draw invited registered applicants of PEIPNP under different streams, i.e. express entry, labour impact and business impact stream. Let's find out more details about this latest PEI PNP draw.

Latest PEI PNP Draw on 20th September

Prince Edward Island (PEI) launched PEI PNP draw on September 20. The draw invited 116 candidates under express entry and labour impact categories. Moreover, 8 candidates got the invitation to apply under business impact category. The minimum qualifying marks announced for the Business impact category were 152 points. However, provincial government has not shared any details with regards to the qualifying marks for express entry and labour impact categories.

PEI PNP draws this year for different streams

Invitation Date Business Invitations Minimum Point Threshold for Business Invitations Labour & Express Entry Invitations 2018 Invitation Totals
February 15, 2018 9 117 59 68
March 15, 2018 7 135 73 80
April 19, 2018 17 135 154 171
May 17, 2018 0 N/A 78 78
June 21, 2018 43 140 92 135
July 19, 2018 50 135 75 125
August 16, 2018 7 145 111 118
September 20, 2018 8 152 116 124
Total 141   758 899

Also read- Ontario Immigration rule Changes- Upcoming OINP Draws may invite Express Entry candidates with CRS score under 400

Express Entry category of PEIPNP

The Express Entry category of Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEIPNP) is largely popular among the applicants. The individuals interested in applying in this category need to have their profile registered in Federal Express Entry System. In express entry, the profile of the applicants are assessed based on key selection factors, i.e. education, age, language skills, work experience, adaptability, etc.

How it works

The Prince Edward Island (PEI) issue invitations to the eligible candidates in Express Entry pool. The applicants who have received invitation from PEI, needs to submit complete application to the PEIPNP for provincial nomination. Now, the PEIPNP will review and select the suitable profiles and accordingly allocate them the provincial nomination. The nomination makes the applicants eligible for getting 600 additional CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points in Express Entry system.

Such huge allocation of points make the applicants eligible to get ITA (invitation to apply) for Canada PR from IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) in the very next express entry draw.

Other PEIPNP streams

The labour market impact category is another key stream of PEIPNP, which has been designed for the applicants who are having the skills and experience required by the labour market of Prince Edward Island (PEI).

The provincial government has recently announced to close the disputed Business Impact Category of PEIPNP. The business impact category draw occurred on September 20, 2018 was the final draw for this particular stream.

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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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