Canada Immigration


Canada Immigration department permits Canadian provinces and territories to nominate and select skilled working professionals to migrate and settle in Canada while helping their economy in a fruitful manner through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) make the provinces sign an agreement in order to participate in this activity. By this agreement, the provinces are allowed to select candidates as per requirements. 

Canada PNP program lets prospective candidates file through a specific province or territory in Canada. The related province or territory can then nominate the candidates through Canada Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). All the provinces fall in this category except Quebec which is having its own set of criteria for selecting eligible candidates.

With the efforts of the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) made it possible for all provinces and territories to come to an agreement keeping in mind the skilled immigration agreement. This agreement involves the particular requirements of employers and capital investment as per each geographical need. As a matter of fact, all the provinces in Canada have designed their own set of rules and business immigration schemes in order to uplift and stabilize their economy by motivating skilled professionals in their provinces.  

Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) for Skilled Professionals 

Every province and territory in Canada has its own Provincial Nominee Programs that are specifically designed to cater to the needs of the said provinces. The requirements can be related to drawing business individuals, skilled manpower, or investors. The applicants is required to select any Canadian province that they wish to move to through the designated Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). The PNPs available in Canada are given below:

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

Alberta Provincial Nominee Program

Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program

Northwest Territories Provincial Nominee Program

New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program

Ontario Provincial Nominee Program

Prince Edward Island (PEI) Provincial Nominee Program

Nunavut Provincial Nominee Program

Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program

Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program

Yukon Provincial Nominee Program

Quebec Provincial Nominee Program

As a potential aspirant who wants to migrate to Maple Leaf country, it’s everyone's right to get a nomination from the designated province. In order to shift to Canada as a provincial nominee, the applicant needs to represent an application letter to the involved province or territory where there are willing to stay, through the nomination course. There is a profile appraisal needed by the immigration and provincial visa authorities if the applicant is willing to get a PR visa from an explicit Canadian Province.

Before submitting an application through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), the applicant among other things should:

Must have a nomination from a specific Canadian province or territory and then the submission to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), to obtain the Permanent Residency visa.

As we all know that every province and territory has its own set of requirements and guidelines. And they have autonomous power for amending these guidelines without prior notice. So it is advisable that the applicant must always be updated about the guidelines for the latest updates through the designated and authorized websites of provinces. 

Steps involved while applying for Canada PNP

Once all the pre-requisite criteria are met, the applicant is required to present a submission before CIC for a PR visa. This should be done as soon as the desired province or territory acknowledges your profile. 

The applicant must follow these steps in order if they are filing for a provincial nomination through the Express Entry pool.  

Application filing in the Express Entry pool.

Application filing to the qualifying province. 

Waiting for the Confirmation of Intent for nomination with the desired province.

Submit required documents to the provincial agency. 

Receive the provincial nomination.

Update the nomination information in the Express Entry pool application.

Waiting for the Invitation to Apply (ITA).

Filing for the online Permanent Residency (PR) application with CIC, along with the required fee and documents. 

Complete the rest of the documents' formalities including Medical and visa issuance and wait for the file to transfer to the nearest visa post. 

Benefits of Canada PNP Program

Canada PR application is processed quickly through the Provincial Nomination.

No job offer letter is required for the Canada PNP program.

No hassle Express Entry pool selection.

 After receiving the nomination from a province, the applicant is authorized to work and live in Canada as long as they want.

Can sponsor relative for a permanent or temporary stay after receiving Permanent Residency status.

They will have access to travel all across Canada without any restrictions.

Canadian citizenship can be attained easily after spending the required amount of time in Canada.

Which is better Express Entry or Canada PNP? Which is the best program to apply for Canada PR?

As we all know Express Entry is one of the most common immigration pathways for skilled working professionals. But the applicant needs to cross the required points requirement according to the latest draw in order to receive the Permanent Residency visa. But if the applicant does not meet the current score requirement, Canada PNP is another option to get Canada PR without any hassle. It is actually one of the most convenient ways to migrate to Canada as there isn’t any additional requirement and points regulations.

Which PNP requires the lowest IELTS score?

Manitoba and Saskatchewan are the provinces that do not have any language proficiency requirements. They accept the application form with a minimum CLB ( Canadian Language Benchmark) 4.

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