PEI Conducts A Draw and Issues 122 Invitations to Various Candidates

PEI Conducts A Draw and Issues 122 Invitations to Various Candidates


On September 19, Prince Edward Island issued fresh invitations seeking the provincial nomination to the candidates belonging to the categories of Labor Impact, Express Entry, and Business Impact. 

Impressive performance 


PEI has presently issued 1,031 invitations since January 2019. Moreover, totally 122 invitations were issued to these candidates. The Provincial Nominee Program of PEI stated that 109 invitations were collectively divided between the Labor Impact and Express Entry streams and did not provide any details regarding inviting the Express Entry candidates or also about the minimum score. The candidates invited in Business Impact Work-Permit Stream were 13. The PEI Express Entry Category caters to such candidates who have a profile in the federal system. Also, Express Entry administers the candidates’ pool and caters to the requirements of Federal High Skilled immigration in Canada

These are: 

  • Canadian Experience Class
  • Federal Skilled Trades Class 
  • Federal Skilled Worker Class

Candidates in Express Entry intending to get a consideration in the PEI provincial nomination must create an Expression of Interest profile separately with the PEI PNP.

The PNP facilitates easy selection


The profiles get a score out of 100 calculated on factors of English or French proficiency, education, work experience. Additionally the top ranking candidates get the invitation to apply seeking provincial nomination in monthly draws. The Program prioritizes such candidates in Express Entry who live and work in PEI.

Candidates in Express Entry receiving the provincial nomination also get 600 additional points in their CRS score. Labor Impact Category in PEI is not aligned to the Express Entry system and has three EOI-based streams. Skilled Workers in PEI and outside Canada, International Graduates 

Critical Workers


Candidates of these streams have to work in PEI or obtain a long-term eligible full-time, job offer from a provincial employer. This PNP has issued 1,031 invitations in the Express Entry and Labor Market Impact categories since January 2019. The next draw will be held on Oct17, 2019.

Inviting  the best Entrepreneurs


The Business Impact Work Permit Stream caters to the requirements of eligible overseas entrepreneurs having a business ownership or the management experience and are eager to invest and manage a PEI business. The Work Permit stream works on an EOI system based on points and the lowest-ranked candidate in the present draw obtained the score of 115.

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