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Prince Edward Island opens EOI draw of PEI PNP on April 18, 2019 to issue 130 invitations

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 19, Apr 2019

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The key Atlantic province of Canada, i.e. Prince Edward Island has opened Expression of Interest (EOI) Draw of PEI PNP (Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program). It was the 5th draw of the PEIPNP this year that invited total 130 candidates under key streams, i.e. Labour &Express Entry stream and Business Work Permit Entrepreneur stream. Let's find more about the statistics of the draw.

PEI PNP draw April 18, 2019

In the 18th April draw, Prince Edward Island invited total 130 candidates. Out of the total number, 113 invitations were issued to candidates under Labour & Express Entry stream, however, details regarding minimum points threshold has not been shared by the province. The total invitations this year, under Labour & Express Entry category have reached to the mark of 475.

Invitation Date Business Escrow Entrepreneur Invitations (closed effective 9/21/18) Business Work Permit Entrepreneur Invitations Minimum Point Threshold for Business Invitations Labour & Express Entry Invitations Invitation Totals
January 17, 2019 - 30 120 61 91
February 21, 2019 - 29 117 170 199
March 21, 2019 - 19 110 131 150
April 18, 2019 - 17 107 113 130
Total - 95 454 475 570

Also, total 17 invitations were issued to Business Work Permit Entrepreneur category, with Minimum Point Threshold being 107 points. The PEI has opened total five EOI based draws this year including the current draw. The province has been launching a draw every month to invite the applicants to apply for provincial nomination. The province has issued total 570 invitations this year in all 5 draws occurred this year till April 2019 draw.

PEI Express entry Stream

The PEI Express entry Stream is the most popular stream of the PEI PNP. To apply in this stream need to:
  • Fulfill the requirements of minimum one of the Federal Economic Immigration programs:
    • Federal Skilled Worker Program;
    • Federal Skilled Trades Program; or
    • Canadian Experience Class
  • Register a profile in Express Entry and be placed in the pool of applicants. You can register a profile at any time through IRCC

There are two methods to obtain the permanent residency through the PEI Express Entry Category, depending on if you have a job offer in PEI or not. However, preference will be given to applicants that are living and working in Prince Edward Island.

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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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