It is no secret that Canada is attracting lots of immigrants due to its flexible immigration policies.
Ever since Canada announced plans to admit over 1 million new permanent residents by the end of 2021 with the aim of boosting economy and tackling increasing labour shortage, over 350,000 immigrants have arrived Canada via different immigration programs. A large number of those immigrants were nominated by various provinces under the Provincial Nomination Program (PNP).
Are you a skilled, talented and experience worker who wishes to migrate to Canada this year? In this article, we will list some of the most popular and flexible PNPs you should consider applying to.
5 Canada Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) You Should Consider
1). Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)
Being one of the most popular PNPs in Canada, the Ontario nomination program is also known for it’s flexibility. Last year (2019), over 7,000 invitations were issued to eligible Express Entry candidates who indicated their interest in migrating to Ontario
2). Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)
Alberta also boasts one of the most popular provincial nominee programs. Last year, the province issued thousands of invitations to candidates with CRS scores as low as 300 points. So far, over 5,000 invitations has been issued to eligible Express Entry candidates by the AINP.
3). Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
Recently, the province of Manitoba has become popular for issuing invitations to skilled, talented and experienced workers who are interested in migrating to the province. The required score for Manitoba’s PNP has however hiked.
4). Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
The Saskatchewan nomination program is slightly different from other PNPs as it requires immigrants to first show their desire to reside in the province via an Expression of Interest system. To be eligible for each draw, candidates must first submit an EOI application. The SINP is also flexible and has so far issued thousands of invitations.
5). Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)
Prince Edward Island is in the Atlantic region of Canada. This province runs a PNP that is worth considering. So far, nearly 2,000 invitations has been issued to candidates who are mostly skilled workers and entrepreneurs. The PEIPNP is designed for those who wish to gain fast nomination for Canada’s permanent residency.
You should consider either of the above listed provincial nomination programs if your plan is to relocate permanently to Canada this year. Remember that being nominated will get you an extra 600 CRS score which means instant qualification for Canada’s Permanent Residency. Good luck.