Prince Edward Island’s latest draw issues 143 Express Entry, Labor and Business invitations

The government of Prince Edward Island officially sent out 143 invitations under the Express Entry, Labor impact and Business impact categories. The invitation has been sent to the Expression of Interest candidates under the provincial nominee program.

Of the 143 invitations, 133 invitations issued were for the candidates falling under Express Entry and Labor impact category and 10 under the Business impact. The invitations issued for Business impact has a minimum score of 112 on the Program’s points system and Work Permit Stream.

The PNP’s express entry category which is tied up with Federal Express Entry System has given authority to the province to nominate Federal skilled worker class, Federal skilled trade class, and Canadian experience class candidates for the permanent residents.

In the PEIs’ latest draw; the nominated candidates from the province will be awarded 600 additional points through their comprehensive ranking system (CRS) score. The candidates will be getting assured Invitation to Apply (ITA) on the basis of Federal Express Entry system. 

The PEI’s invitation for the Labor impact category is for particular foreign nationals holding valid job offer in the province.  Candidates in the Labor impact category can only be a Skilled Worker, Critical Worker, and International Graduate. Additionally, the candidates under Labor Impact category don’t link to Express Entry. The candidates who want to be accepted in the categories – Labor Impact, Business Impact, and Express Entry categories; they are supposed to submit the Expression of Interest (EOI). The EOI is just a kind of notification to PEI PNP that there is a candidate who is keen to be considered for the provincial nomination.

The eligible candidates are further entered into the pool, wherein they are allotted with a score.  The score is actually based on the answers provided in the Expression of Interest (EOI).  The candidates that rank high are invited for applications that take place monthly through the draws. To be noted that there were 15 extra invitations on August 15, 2019, draw which is more than held on July 18, 2019, which were 118 invitations.


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