Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)


Why Prince Edward Island??

Prince Edward Island is a province of Canada consisting of the island of the same name, and several much smaller islands. PEI is located north of Halifax, Nova Scotia and east of Quebec City. Prince Edward Island is the smallest province in land Area.  The climate of the island is considered to be moderate and strongly influenced by the surrounding seas, winters are moderately cold and long but are milder than inland locations. Historically, PEI is one of Canada’s older settlements and demographically still reflects older immigration to the country.

PEI PNP Express Entry Stream

The PEI PNP is Prince Edward Island’s Provincial Nominee Program. Through this program, prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the province may receive a Prince Edward Island Provincial Nomination Certificate, which will allow that foreign national to apply for Canadian permanent residence with processing times that are faster than other Canadian immigration classes


  • Low population, creating more job offers to the immigrants.
  • The backbone of the economy is farming.
  • No Job offer Letter required.
  • Immigrants with Age of 49 can also apply for PR.
  • Eligible applicants may benefit from processing times of six months or less.
  • No such Specific Occupation List.

Eligibility criteria for the PEI PNP Program:

  • Must have express Entry Profile
  • A score of at least 67 points out of 100 on the PEI PNP points assessment grid;
  • Can apply with IELTS 6 bands in each.
  • Minimum Qualification needed is Post-secondary diploma in a specific trade that required at least 2 years of full-time study after secondary school.
  • Degrees and diplomas obtained outside Canada must be accompanied by an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) from a designated organization.
  • Minimum 1 year work experience in the last 10 years in National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill level 0, A, or B.
  • Have proof of Settlement funds and settlement plan.



Point Grid

ParametersExpress Entry

no Job Offer

Age  Max Points 20
Over 490
Language Ability  Max points 20
Below CLB/NCLC 70
Education Max points 15
Master’s level or PhD15
Post-secondary academic degree (Bachelor) from a college or that required at least three years of

full-time study

Post-secondary diploma in a specific trade that required at least two years of full-time study after secondary school10
Completion of secondary school0
Work Experience Max points 20
More than 6 years20
4-6 years15
2-4 years10
1-2 years5
Adaptability Max points 15
Currently have close family member(s) living in PEI for at least 12 consecutive months who are permanent residents or Canadian citizens5
Spouse/common-law partner and/or dependent child(ren) have a language ability of CLB/NCLC 6 or higher in English or French5
Currently own residential property in PEI for at least 12 consecutive months5
Graduated from a recognized PEI post-secondary institution5
Spouse/common-law partner has at least 3 years of work experience in the last 5 years5
Dependent child(ren) have been enrolled in a PEI educational institution for at least 6 continuous months5
Maximum Points100