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PNP

General Requirements

PNP programs are another option to immigrate to Canada, especially if you do not have enough points to be selected under Express Entry, or are not eligible for any other federal immigration category. Most provinces have skilled worker, international graduate and investor programs. 

Here are some of the general requirements in each type of program:

 

SKILLED WORKER

  • Appropriate qualifications, training skills, accreditations required for the job
  • Have a job offer or currently employed by a Canadian a employer
  • NOC 0, A, or B required with a CLB 5 or higher
  • LMIA may be required
  • Proof of sufficient
  • settlement funds

 

INVESTOR

  • Meet the min net worth requirement
  • Meet the min investment requirement 
  • Meet the min language requirement
  • Solid business plan
  • Proven experience as a business owner or manager 
 

INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE

  • Graduated from a Designated Learning Institution 
  • Can apply from either within or outside Canada

 

Provinces with PNP programs each have their own selection criteria to find immigrants with skills that the province needs which they cannot hire locally. The selection criteria and occupations vary across provinces, from information technology, medicine, agriculture, trades, business, investors, and people who have ties to Canada.

Click on the  link below to learn more about each province’s requirements

PNP Program

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REGULAR PNP STREAMS

  • The applicant will directly apply to PNP of their choice.
  • When selected, PNP sends a Certificate of Nomination to the visa office and a Confirmation of Nomination to the applicant.
  • Applicant submits PR application to the local visa office.

EXPRESS ENTRY PNP OPTION 1

  • Applicant must meet minimum FSW, FST or CEC requirements. 
  • Applicant applies directly to PNP through their EE stream.
  • Applicant receives a PNP Nomination.
  • Applicant creates an EE profile and includes the PNP Nomination. 
  • Applicant receives and ITA and submits PR application online within 90 days. 

EXPRESS ENTRY PNP OPTION 2

  • Applicant must meet minimum FSW, FST or CEC requirements. 
  • Applicant creates an EE profile.
  • When selected, PNP sends a notification of interest to the applicant.
  • Applicant applies directly to PNP through their EE stream.
  • Applicant receives a PNP Nomination.
  • Applicant receives an ITA and submits PR application online within 90 days.
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PNP

Restrictions

  • Failed or unresolved refugee or H&C claim.
  • Under a removal order from Canada.
  • Illegal status in Canada.
  • Applicant or any family member found inadmissible or have a criminal record.
  • Misrepresentation from applicant or employer.
  • Nominated through a PNP, but didn’t apply for PR within 6 months
  • Job offer affects a labour dispute in progress.
  • In case of students, being under the condition of a grant/scholarship with return obligations to their home country.
  • Caregivers, seasonal workers
Express entry

Provincial Programs

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By completing this form Beaver Immigration will assess your eligibility for Canadian immigration and provide you with various visa options. If you are eligible for one of Canada’s visa programs a representative will contact you directly.