The Canadian Province, Prince Edward Island (PEI) issued new express entry invitations to its Express Entry, Labour Impact, and Business Impact immigration categories.
Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) issued a total of 147 invitations for provincial nomination for Canada PR to its Express Entry, and Labour Impact immigration categories. It didn’t provide any breakdown of the number of candidates provided with invitation under each category.
PEI PNP issued 29 invitations to apply (ITAs) to the candidates in the Business Impact category of the province. For obtaining an invitation, candidates must have a minimum of 130 points under the points grid system of its Business Impact category. It doesn’t require any minimum scores for its Express Entry, and Labour Impact immigration categories. Both these categories have issued a total of 1,175 ITAs so far in 2018.
The Express Entry category of PEI PNP is linked to the Federal Express Entry System which manages the candidates’ pool for the three primary economic immigration programs, “Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class, and the Canadian Experience Class.”
The candidates will get an additional 600 points towards their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores which prioritizes them for an ITA for Canada PR.
PEI PNP employs an Expression of Interest (EOI) system which requires the interested candidates to submit their profile based on factors like education, language skills, and work experience, with other criteria.
Expressions of Interest are assigned on the points based on six selection factors like – age, education, language, work experience, employment, and adaptability up to a maximum of 100 points.
PEI issue invitations for provincial nomination to a selected number of candidates with the highest scores through its monthly draws.
The Labour Impact Category of PEI also operates on EOI basis and is classified into three streams, “Skilled Worker, Critical Worker, and International Graduate.”
Candidates under these streams either must have a job offer from a PEI’s employer or are currently working for a PEI employer, among other criteria.
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