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Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
 
 
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New Brunswick PNP
 
Prince Edward Island PNP
 
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Most of provinces in Canada have an agreement with Federal Government that allows them to nominate immigrants who wish to settle in their province. If you choose to immigrate to Canada via provincial nominee program (PNP), you must first apply to the province where you wish to settle and complete its provincial nomination process. The province will consider your application based on its immigration needs and your genuine intention to settle there.

Qualifications for provincial nominee program vary based on distinctions of each provincial industry or labour market. PNP may take shorter processing time or require less qualification, but it usually offers limited numbers of visa. PNP immigration is often changed according to each state’s economic conditions and circumstances; therefore, applicants are recommended to consult with the professionals of applied state.

PNP requires essentially applicant’s exploratory visit and interview with immigration officer during the visit. The followings are the processing progress with detail.


Processing Progress
1
Pre-Assessment documents submission
2
Exploratory visit, interview with immigration officer
3
Submit full package of documents
(Including Business Plan if necessary)
4
Investment funds or deposit funds if necessary
5
Nominee Certificate issued
6
Full application transferred to overseas relevant Visa Post
7
Medical examination and criminal record check
8
Permanent Resident Visa issued
 
Remarks
Each province will select the applicants who best meet the qualifications and objectives of each province. Decisions on applications are final. There is no appeal process; however, applicants can apply again at a later date or to federal programs.