Canada has become popular for its flexible immigration policies. The country offers different migration options for migrants worldwide.
Each year, Canada welcomes over 350,000 immigrants as they try to reach their immigration target of admitting over 1 million new permanent residents by the end of 2021. The aim is to help tackle the country’s increasing labour shortage as well as boost Canada’s economy.
A large chunk of those immigrants arrive Canada via provincial nominations. A Canadian province nominates immigrants who are given clear paths to permanent residence in Canada. Each province can nominate a certain number of immigrants yearly.
If you are a skilled, experienced and talented worker who is wishing to immigrate to Canada this year, continue to read below as we list 5 Canadian provinces that are ready to nominate you for permanent residence this year.
List of 5 Canada Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) For You This Year.
1). Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)
Alberta, who boasts one of the most popular provincial nominee programs has issued numerous invitations to candidates whose CRS score are as low as 300 points. The AINP has so far invited over 4,500 eligible Express Entry candidates.
2). Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)
The Ontario nomination program is also one of the most popular PNPs in Canada. This year, over 7,000 invitations has been issued to eligible Express Entry candidates who want to immigrate to Ontario.
3). Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
Slightly different from other PNPs, the Saskatchewan nomination program requires immigrants to first indicate their interest to reside in the province via an Expression of Interest system. The candidates will submit an EOI application before each draw.
This year, the candidates who were invited under the Occupation in Demand Express Entry category were not required to provide a job offer from a Canadian employer. Candidates with low Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) were also issued invitations.
4). Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
Manitoba has recently become one of the popular provinces known for issuing invitations to talented and skilled workers who want to migrate to the province.
5). Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)
In the Atlantic region of Canada, Prince Edward Island’s PNP is one you should consider. Over 1,065 invitations has been issued to candidates; mostly entrepreneurs and skilled workers. If you are thinking of gaining fast nomination for Canadian permanent residency, the PEIPND is for you.
There you have it; the top 5 Canada Provincial Nominee Programs for you this year. Do remember that you will be awarded an extra 600 CRS score if you are nominated by any of the above provinces which means automatic qualification for your pathway to Canada’s permanent residency.