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Prince Edward Island PNP (PEI PNP): The Complete Guide for Immigrating to Prince Edward Island Through PNP

Find all you need to know about immigration to Prince Edward Island.

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Prince Edward Island is the smallest province in Canada. Many people consider this place to be Canada’s birthplace. In 1864, the Charlottetown conference was held on this island. This led to the formation of Canada. This island province is famous for its beautiful coasts and its lush farmlands. It has a strong economy based on fishing, tourism, and agriculture.

In the News:

P.E.I. issues record-breaking number of invitations in latest draw

Prince Edward Island has now issued 1,583 invitations to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates over the last 12 months.

What is Prince Edward Island PNP?

Prince Edward Island PNP is an application program:

  • The provincial nominee program encourages foreigners to settle in this region.
  • Through this program, you can expedite your immigration process.
  • By qualifying program, you receive a provincial nomination certificate.
  • After this, you can apply for permanent residence.           

The PEI PNP has an Express Entry category that is aligned with the federal Express Entry system, which manages the pool of candidates for three of Canada’s main economic immigration categories — the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and Canadian Experience Class.

What is the Eligibility Criteria for Prince Edward Island PNP?

To apply for the Prince Edward Island provincial nominee program, you need to fulfill certain eligibility requirements. They depend on the immigration category.

There are 3 immigration categories:

  • Prince Edward Island PNP Express Entry
  • Labour Impact Category
  • Business Impact Category

Immigration Category

Who Can Apply?

PEI PNP Express Entry System

  • Individuals interested in living and working in Prince Edward Island
  • Individuals with skills that match current labor needs for Prince Edward Island

Labour Impact Category

  • Skilled Worker Stream
  • Workers must have a permanent job offer from an employer in Prince Edward Island


  • They must be working currently in Prince Edward Island
  • Critical Worker Stream
  • Workers whose employer would sponsor their permanent residence in Prince Edward Island
  • International Graduate Stream
  • Graduates from recognized universities in the province who have been hired by an employer in the province

Business Impact Category

  • Individuals wishing to invest in a business in Prince Edward Island
  • Those who wish to immigrate to Prince Edward Island on a work permit

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

  • Foreign workers hired to occupy jobs in the Prince Edward Island region

Eligibility requirements

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What Documents are Required for Prince Edward Island PNP?

  • Birth certificate of the main applicant 
  • Marriage certificate(if any)
  • Divorce agreement(if any)
  • Divorce certificate(if any)
  • Former spouse’s death certificate(if any)
  • Proof of family member living in Prince Edward Island(if any)
  • Children’s birth certificate
  • Children’s adoption papers(if any)
  • Proof of custody for children(if any)
  • Proof of children’s enrolment in an educational institution in PEI(if any)
  • Letters and other communication for previous immigration applications(if any)
  • Status documents from the country you reside in, if different from native country
  • Photocopies of passport biodata page for all applicants
  • Photocopy of a language test result that must not be more than 2 years old
  • Photocopy of language results for second official language(if any)
  • Photocopy of language results for a common-law partner or spouse(if applicable)
  • If studied in Canada, then a degree, diploma, or certificate from a Canadian school
  • If studied abroad, an ECA report
  • A complete resume of the main applicant and common-law partner or spouse(if any)
  • Reference letters from the previous employer serving as proof of work experience
  • Employment contract with a PEI employer
  •  Complete working history
  • Labour Market Impact Assessment(if any)

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How to Apply for Prince Edward Island PNP?

To apply for the Prince Edward Island PNP, you have to do the following: 

  • Step 1: Make sure you fulfill the eligibility criteria for the immigration stream of your choice
  • Step 2: Submit your profile in the Expression of Interest system
  • Step 3: Provide passport details, identification information, and a proper email address
  • Step 4: Select a stream and submit the profile for review
  • Step 5: You will get an invitation to apply, in case your profile is selected
  • Step 6: You have 60 days to fill up and submit the online application form
  • Step 7: Submit the online application along with the supporting documents
  • Step 8: Submit the pre-authorized payment form and wait for the duration of the processing times
  • Step 9: Submit your permanent residence application after getting your provincial nomination certificate
  • Step 10: Land in Canada and visit an immigration office with the confirmation for permanent residence

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What is the Cost for Prince Edward Island PNP?

The application fee for Prince Edward Island PNP is CAD 300 or Rs 16638.84. The expression of interest application, however, requires no fee.

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