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Canada PNP Program

Canada PNP Visa Agents

PNP or the Provincial Nominee Program is a program for those workers who have the required education, skills and work experience which will help to contribute to the economy of a specific province or territory of Canada. Each territory or province in Canada has its own requirements and streams. The program stream or the province and the territories usually target the students, business owners, skilled workers or semi-skilled workers.

Choosing a province or territory

You must select a province or a territory to apply before as each province and territory has its own requirements. Below is the list of the province and territories you can select:

Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Saskatchewan
Yukon

Each of the above-mentioned provinces and territory’s requirements and criteria can be checked from their government websites. Do check all the document checklists. The criteria of province and territory may vary and change without any notice.

Options for the application process

The application process is usually done either from the paper-based process or the online process through the express entry.

Paper-based process

Under the paper-based process, you need to apply under a non-express entry system to a province or a territory. Eligibility requirements have to be met by you of the province that nominates you. Once you are nominated, you have to submit a paper application to IRCC for permanent residence. There are 2 checks that must be done, the first is the medical examination and the second is the police check.

Express Entry process

Under the express entry process, you can apply in two ways:

The first is, Under the express stream, you contact the province or the territory and apply for the nomination. If you are nominated by a province or a territory, then you can create an express entry profile and show that you have been nominated.

The second way, is you create the express entry profile and then show the provinces and territories that you are interested in. If you receive a notification of interest from the province and territory in your account, then contact the province or territory directly and apply to their express entry profile.

Whichever way you select to apply through the express entry system, you must meet the eligibility and the criteria of that particular province. If you receive an invitation to apply then you have to submit an electronic application to IRCC.

FAQ’s

How to apply through an express entry system?

To apply through the express entry you can either apply for the nomination first or you can directly show the selected province or territory that you are interested in and wait for their notification of interest.