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What is the Provincial Nominee Program?
The Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is a Canadian skilled immigration program for candidates who wish to live and work in a specific province or territory of Canada (except Quebec and Nunavut). This program helps candidates who are not eligible for direct Express Entry still have the opportunity to obtain Permanent Residence through provincial sponsorship.
Special Features of the Provincial Nominee Program
- Use the Expression of Interest (EOI) system to select candidates. Selection Criteria:
- Academic level
- Foreign language ability
- Work experience
- and a few other pluses.
- Based on the total score of the criteria, the candidates with the highest scores will be invited to apply for nomination through draws.
- When receiving a provincial nomination, candidates will be added 600 points to the Express Entry scoring system – Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) and shorten the time to be considered for Permanent Residence (PR).
- Secure your chance to become a permanent resident through provincial sponsorship.
Conditions for participating in the program:
- Receive a job offer in accordance with each province’s own regulations.
- Meet the provincial score requirements based on the following criteria: work experience, education, foreign language ability, etc.
Benefits of owning a Work Permit:
- Work legally in Canada under the Work Permit
- Accompanying spouse is allowed to work freely with Open Work Permit
- Enjoy the health care regime according to the province’s regulations
- Children can study under the preferential tuition policy according to the regulations of the province
- Opportunity to become a permanent resident through Express Entry or Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
Benefits of becoming a Canadian Permanent Resident (PR):
- Get permanent residency for the whole family (spouse and children)
- The right to live, study and work in any province of Canada
- Free health care for the whole family
- Be entitled to benefits, social security policies from the Canadian government
- Children can study for free until the age of 18 in public schools
- Preferential tuition fees like Canadian citizens at College, University, and Graduate level
- To apply for Canadian citizenship when the statutory requirements are met