Provincial Nominee Program

Provincial Nominee Program

This program is for workers who:

have the skills, education and work experience to contribute to the economy of a specific province or territory
want to live in that province, and
want to become permanent residents of Canada
Canada’s PNP Programs essentially accommodates prospective immigrant filing a petition through a specific province or territory in Canada and the related province has the legitimate right to nominate individuals via the Canadian Provincial Nomination Program. Québec is an exception to these programs as the province has its own pre-defined cluster of selection criteria.
The continued influence from The Citizenship and Immigration Canada-CIC had made possible for many provinces and territories to settle down into a treaty with respect to skilled immigration agreements involving the particular requirement of recruiters & capital investment necessities for each geographical region. Hence a number of provinces in the nation have acquired their own specific business immigration schemes that are focused to motivate trained manpower to settle in these provinces.


Options in the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

There are two options when filling an application through the PNP program:
Paper based process
Through Express Entry

Some of the best Canadian provinces to apply to under this program are:

Prince Edward Island
Nova Scotia

Steps in PNP application for PR visa:

Apply in the province or region where you desire to settle.
If your profile meets the eligibility criteria, you could be nominated by the province to apply for a PR visa.
Apply for your PR visa after you are nominated by a province.
The criteria for evaluating the PR application varies from province to province.

Documents Required:

To apply for the Canadian PNP program, applicants need to present their:
Current passport and travel history
Educational credentials
Professional credentials
Recent medical report
Police clearance certificate
Other supporting documents

Basic step-by-step guide for applying for the PNP through Express Entry