Provincial Nominee Programs allow you to apply for permanent residency by being nominated by a province, based on their economic demands. This program is for skilled workers who may not be eligible otherwise, and who:
Each province and territory has its own “streams” (immigration programs that target certain groups) and requirements. For example, in a program stream, provinces and territories may target:
Because each province and territory has their own programs and streams, it is best to following the instructions on their website or contact them directly at the links below. We will also be providing more in-depth guides on specific PNPs for skilled workers as well:
The criteria by province and territory vary and can change without notice, and how to apply depends on which PNP stream you’re applying to. Keep in mind there are two primary methods:
In the online Express Entry process, there are 2 ways to apply:
Note: the province of Quebec does not have any PNPs. See their immigration website to learn more about immigrating there.
If you’re ready to get started with the Express Entry process through our free platform, head over here.