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How Do The Provincial Nominee Programs Work With The Express Entry Immigration Selection System ?

If a province/territory nominates you through an Express Entry stream, it will be mentioned on your nomination certificate.

There are two ways to apply for PNP with the Express Entry:

  • You can contact the province/territory and then apply for nomination under their Express Entry Stream
  • If you are nominated by the province/territory, you can create an Express Entry profile (or update your profile if you already have one) and give a proof that you have been nominated.
  • Your get your nomination which is accepted electronically.


  • You create an Express Entry profile and show the province/territory that you are interested in.
  • If province/territory, sends you the notification of Interest, you can contact them directly
  • You apply to their Express Entry system
  • If selected, they will offer you the nomination which you will accept electronically

For both the cases, it is mandatory to make an Express Entry profile, so make sure it is made right from the starting of the application process.

Now, you can follow the below mentioned steps to apply for the PNP through Express Entry:

  • The first step is to create an account and an Express Entry profile
  • After the creation of an Express Entry profile, you are placed along with the other candidates in the same pool.
  • If there is any demand related to your occupational skills by any province, they can choose your profile for the nomination.
  • After getting an Invitation to Apply (ITA) from any province or a particular province of your choice you can apply for the permanently residence status.

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