On 16th January, Prince Edward Island conducted its first draw of 2020. 123 candidates were given the invitation on behalf of PEI Provincial Nominee Program in the Labour Impact, Business Impact, and Express Entry categories.
110 candidates were invited under the Labour Impact and Express Entry sub-categories. These candidates can now apply for a provincial nomination to the PEI PNP.
The PEI Express Entry category is aligned with IRCC’s Express Entry Program. Candidates who get a provincial nomination add 600 more points to their federal CRS score.
To be considered for an invitation from Prince Edward Island, one needs to submit a separate Expression of Interest to the PEI PNP. Eligible EOIs are scored using the PEI points grid. Candidates with the highest scores are then invited in regular draws conducted by the PEI PNP.
The PEI PNP did not reveal exactly how many Express Entry candidates were invited in the 16th January draw. It also did not reveal how many Labour Impact candidates the draw invited.
Foreign nationals getting a job offer from Prince Edward Island can apply under the categories Labor Impact. The Labour Impact category is divided into three streams:
- Critical Worker
- Skilled Worker
- International Graduate
To be considered for an invitation under the Labour Impact stream, one needs to submit an EOI to PEI PNP.
The PEI PNP gave 13 invitations within the category Business Impact: Work Permit. In this medium, the minimum cut-off score was 125.
Candidates who are interested in setting up and operating a business in Prince Edward Island may apply under the Business Impact category.
Candidates who received an invitation in the 16th January draw have 60 days time to submit an application for a provincial nomination to the PEI PNP.
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