Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program
Prince Edward Island, also known as PEI, is a beautiful province of Canada. It is the smallest province by area & population but the largest region in natural beauty, history, and culture.
This province has no pollution or traffic, an excellent education system and a workplace. It is also known as the birthplace of Canada because of Charlottetown Conference held in 1864.
Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) is the perfect choice to settle in Canada. Those aspirants’ who are eligible and wish to contribute to this beautiful province’s economy may apply for immigration under different categories. This PNP program works on the Expression of Interest (EOI) model.
PEI PNP includes the following PNP categories/streams:
- PEI – Skilled worker stream / PEI Express entry Stream
- PEI – Entrepreneur Stream
- PEI – But you can claim a maximum of 15 points in Education. Business owners stream
- Business Impact stream
Prince Edward Island PNP (PEI-PNP) Eligibility Requirements
Prince Edwards Island – Express entry stream is the most mainstream of PEI PNP. This stream not only increases your chances of selection, but processing time is also faster.
To be eligible under Prince Edwards Island – Express entry stream, you need to meet the below requirements
- Work Experience:
- Express Entry account:
- English language Proficiency:
- Foreign Qualification Recognition:
- Comprehensive Ranking score:
- Additional requirements:
You must be the age under 49 years at the time of submitting your application for Prince Edward Island PNP.
Although, Prince Edward Island does not have any specific occupation list, if your occupation falls under skill level 0, A, B, you can apply for Prince Edward Island PNP.
You must have a minimum of two years full-time, paid, continuous work experience in the skill level 0, A, B in the past five years.
You must have a valid Federal Express Entry Profile Number.
It would be best to write IELTS- general training and score a minimum of six bands in each module.
You must obtain foreign qualification recognition (FQR) if your occupation is regulated in Prince Edward Island; please find the regulated profession of Prince Edward Island here.
The highest-ranking candidate from the PEI- EOI pool will be invited to apply for PNP.
Although Job offer letter from Prince Edwards island employer is not a mandatory requirement, priority will be given to applicants living and working in PEI or having a job offer letter from Canada.
Prince Edward Island PNP Processing time
Prince Edward Island PNP processing times depend on the number of factors such as
- The number of application received Application competency.
- How soon PEI authority get to verify your credentials
- ADR may affect your PEI processing time
- Have you paid the correct processing fee? etc.
Please note the PEI authorities will review your PEI – application within 2- 3 weeks post receiving. The overall Prince Edward Island PNP Processing time is between taking 4-7 months.
Prince Edward Island PNP Processing fee
The Prince Edward Island, PNP Processing fee is CAD 300 per application; you can pay the PEI PNP fee by bank draft, certified cheque, or money order, payable to Island Investment Development Inc.
Please find below PEI PNP & PR cost.
|S.N.||Application type||Fee in CAD $||Fee in INR Rs.|
|1||ECA fee||$ 227||Rs. 12,675|
|2||FQR fee||$ 200 - 900||Rs. 45,000|
|3||PEI PNP fee||$ 300||Rs. 15000|
|4||PR fee per adult||$ 825||Rs. 41,250|
|5||PR fee per child||$ 225||Rs. 11,250|
|6||RPRF fee per adult||$ 500||Rs. 25000|
|7||Biometric fee for family||$ 170||Rs. 8500|
|8||IELTS fee||$ 309||Rs. 15000|
|9||Medical & PCC charges||$100||Rs. 5500|
How to apply Prince Edwards Island PNP
To apply for Prince Edwards Island PNP you need to follow below steps
- Check your eligibility:
To be eligible for the PEI Express Entry Stream, you must register with the express entry pool. To register express entry pool, you need to meet one of the following program requirements
- Federal skilled worker program
- Federal skilled trade program
- Canada experience class program
Once you are registered with the express entry pool, you can enroll with PEI – an expression of Interest. Please note Your PEI – EOI profile will remain active for six months from the date of submission. PEI – EOI is not a PNP application, but an indication of your interest in being considered to apply to the PEI PNP Express Entry Category
Once your profile is in the PEI -EOI pool, you will be ranked by Prince Edwards Island; based on the PEI points system, the highest-ranking candidate will be invited to apply for PEI – PNP. Prince Edward Island PNP invitation is valid for 60 days.
Post receiving ITA; you have 60 days to submit your application forms and all documents as applicable along with PEI -PNP Application fee of CAD 300. Please note PEI – PNP application fee is not refundable
If PEI – Authority found any discrepancy or any ground to believe that you have provided fake documents, your application will be denied, and you will be notified in writing.
If your application is considered positive, you would get a PEI PNP nomination confirmation letter; now, you can apply for the PR visa with CIC Canada.
Once you get the PEI PNP nomination letter, you can claim 600 additional CRS scores in the express entry pool to apply for your PR visa by paying the PR visa fee with CIC.
Please note It is the applicant’s sole responsibility to land in Prince Edward Island within 30 days from the date of Approval of your PR visa. You need to report in person to 94 Euston Street, 2nd floor, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Prince Edwards Island PNP Point System
Prince Edward island – Expression of interest is points-based system, these points based on six parameters.
- Language ability:
- Work Experience:
Prince Edward island – Expression of interest is a points-based system, these points based on six parameters.
|Age in the years||Points Awarded|
|above - 49 years||00|
You can claim points in the language ability based on your score and CLB. If you are proficient in English & French, you will get additional 10 points to get a maximum of 30 points.
|CLB/NCLC - 10||20|
|CLB/NCLC - 9||20|
|CLB/NCLC - 8||15|
|CLB/NCLC - 7||10|
|Below CLB/NCLC 7||00|
You can claim a maximum of 15 points for Education. Your Education points will be considered based on equivalency.
|Master’s level or PhD from a graduate school of a college or university, after completion of a||15|
|Bachelor’s or Master’s degree|
|Post-secondary academic degree (Bachelor)from a college or that required at least three years of full-time study||12|
|Post-secondary diploma in a specific trade that required at least two years of full-time study after secondary school||10|
|Completion of secondary school||00|
You can claim 20 points in your work experience; please note your work experience in the professional level 0, A, B.
|Experience in years||Points Awarded|
|More than 6 years||20|
|2- 4 years||10|
If you have a job offer letter from PEI – Employer or you are already working in PEI, you can claim a maximum of 10 points.
|Foreign qualification verified with the regulated body in PEI. This is not an ECA.||05|
|At least 1 year continuous full-time work experience in PEI||05|
If you have connection in Prince Edward Island, you can claim maximum 15 points.
|Adaptability Criteria||Points Awarded|
|Currently have close family||5|
|member(s) living in PEI for at least 12 consecutive months who are permanent residents or Canadian citizens|
|Spouse/common-law partner and/or dependent child(ren) have a language ability of CLB/NCLC 6or higher in English or French||5|
|Currently own residential property in PEI for at least12 consecutive months||5|
|Graduated from a recognized PEI post-secondary institution||5|
|Spouse/common-law partner has at least 3 years of work experience in the last 5 years||5|
|Dependent child(ren) have been enrolled in a PEI educational institution for at least 6 continuous months||5|
Prince Edward Island Regulated Occupation list
Please find PEI regulated occupation list below
- Chartered Professional Accountant
- Dental Assistant
- Dental Hygienist
- Early Childhood Educator
- Elevator and Lift Installer
- Emergency Medical Technicians
- Gas Dispenser Operator Gas Personnel
- Home Heating Tank Installer
- Land Surveyor
- Licensed Practical Nurse
- Massage Therapists
- Medical Radiation Technologist
- Nurse Practitioner
- Occupational Therapist
- Pharmacy Technician
- Pesticide Applicator Pesticide Loader/Mixer
- Power Engineer
- Real Estate Agent and Salesperson
- Registered Nurse
- Social Worker
- Well Driller
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