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1.     100% Ownership Stream

If you are interested in immigrating to Prince Edward Island and would like to own your own business, you may be eligible for a nomination for permanent residency through the 100% Ownership Stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP). This stream is for foreign nationals with business-ownership or extensive management experience who would like to own and operate their own business in PEI.

Am I eligible to apply?

To be eligible for nomination through the 100% Ownership stream you must:

v  have a minimum verifiable personal net worth of $600,000 which has been accumulated through legal and legitimate sources in your own right;

v  have a minimum education of secondary school equivalent;

v  be within 21-59 years of age at the time of application;

v  have transferable management skills and past employment or business ownership experience;

v  meet minimum language requirements equivalent to a CLB/NCLC 4 (link is external); and

v  intend to live and work in PEI while providing day-to-day active and ongoing management of your PEI-based company.

v  Attend an interview with staff from the Office of Immigration.

 

v  Sign an escrow agreement with the Province and submit a $200,000 deposit, which will be refunded upon you meeting the terms and conditions of the escrow agreement.

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2.     Partial Ownership Stream

If you are interested in immigrating to Prince Edward Island and would like to invest in and run a business, you may be eligible for a nomination for permanent residency through the Partial Ownership Stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP). This stream is for foreign nationals with extensive management or business-ownership experience who would like to invest in and participate in the management of a PEI business.

Am I eligible to apply?

To be eligible for nomination through the Partial Ownership stream you must:

 

v  have a minimum verifiable personal net worth of $600,000 which has been accumulated through legal and legitimate sources in your own right;

v  have a minimum education of secondary school equivalent;

v  be within 21-59 years of age at the time of application;

v  have transferable management skills and past employment or business ownership experience;

v  meet minimum language requirements equivalent to a CLB/NCLC 4 (link is external); and

v  intend to live and work in PEI while providing day-to-day active and ongoing management of your PEI-based company.

v  Attend an interview with staff from the Office of Immigration.

 

v  Sign an escrow agreement with the Province and submit a $200,000 deposit, which will be refunded upon you meeting the terms and conditions of the escrow agreement

 

3.     Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest System

 

The Office of Immigration has created a new Expression of Interest System.  All foreign nationals interested in applying for permanent residency through the Business Impact Category, Express Entry or Labour Impact Category must create an account and profile through our on-line Expression of Interest System.  If you are using a representative, they must submit a profile on your behalf. 

How does the new Expression of Interest System work?

Immigration through the Prince Edward Island through Business Impact Category, Express Entry or Labour Impact Category is a three-step process:

vStep 1: Create an account and submit your profile in the Expression of Interest system

vStep 2: The highest-scoring qualified candidates with a connection to Prince Edward Island are invited to submit an application to the PEI PNP

vStep 3: Following a thorough review of the paper application submitted to the Office of Immigration, Prince Edward Island nominates successful candidates to make a separate application to the Government of Canada for permanent resident visas for you and your family.

 

Important

An Expression of Interest is not an application, but an indication of your interest in being considered to apply to the PEI PNP. The Office reserves the right to limit intake or make exclusions from Expressions of Interest draws. 

Information provided in the Expression of Interest Profile must be valid and verifiable. The Office of Immigration will compare information provided in application with the Expression of Interest Profile, if there is a discrepancy it may affect your ability to apply.  Files that have been determined to contain misrepresentations may be ineligible to apply to the Office of Immigration for 2 years.

4.     Work Permit Stream

If you are interested in immigrating to Prince Edward Island and would like to invest in and run a business, you may be eligible for a nomination for permanent residency through the Work Permit Stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP). This stream is for foreign nationals with business ownership or extensive management experience who would like to move to PEI  to start their business, and eventually become a permanent resident.

Am I eligible to apply?

To be eligible for nomination through the Work Permit stream you must:

 

v  have a minimum verifiable personal net worth of $600,000 which has been accumulated through legal and legitimate sources in your own right;

v  have a minimum education of secondary school equivalent;

v  be within 21-59 years of age at the time of application;

v  have transferable management skills and past employment or business ownership experience;

v  meet minimum language requirements equivalent to a CLB/NCLC 4and

v  intend to live and work in PEI while providing day-to-day active and ongoing management of your PEI-based company

v  Attend an interview with staff from the Office of Immigration.

 

v  Meet the terms and conditions of the Performance Agreement signed with the Office of Immigration.

Important

An Expression of Interest is not an application, but an indication of your interest in being considered to apply to the PEI PNP Business Impact Category. The Office reserves the right to limit intake or make exclusions from Expressions of Interest draws.  

If you are invited to apply you will receive an email notification that will include your file and instructions for submission of your file.  If you are invited to apply you must  complete the application forms.

Important

Information provided in the Expression of Interest Profile must be valid and verifiable. The Office of Immigration will compare information provided in application with the Expression of Interest Profile, if there is a discrepancy it may affect your ability to apply.  Files that have been determined to contain misrepresentations may be ineligible to apply to the Office of Immigration for 2 years

The complete application package, along with all supporting documentation and the $10,000 application fee, can be submitted to the Office of Immigration.

Do I have to pay a fee?

There is no fee to create an Expression of Interest.  If you are selected for nomination by PEI, the application fee is $10,000 CAD which must be submitted with your application.  The acceptable forms of payment are a bank draft, a certified cheque, or a money order made payable to Island Investment Development, Inc. 

 

If your file is not accepted, the entire fee will be refunded.  If your file is declined or withdrawn prior to you being interviewed by our office, $7,500 will be refunded.  If your file is declined or withdrawn after you have interviewed with our office, the entire fee is non-refundable.  The acceptable forms of payment are a bank draft, a certified cheque, or a money order made payable to Island Investment Development Inc.

Immigrate to PEI as a Worker

1.Critical Workers

You can apply for a nomination for permanent residency through the Critical Worker stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) if you are currently working in PEI.  The PEI Critical Worker stream is employer-driven, allowing Island employers to fill low-skilled positions that they are unable to fill through the local job market.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to apply for the PEI Critical Worker stream you must:

 

  • have a full-time long-term (i.e. permanent or minimum of  two years) job offer from a PEI employer in NOC skill level C or D in one of the following occupations: truck driver, customer service representative, labourer, food and beverage server, or housekeeping attendant;
  • have worked a minimum of six months full-time for the PEI employer;
  • have a valid work permit and legal status in Canada;
  • be able to attend an interview with staff from the Office, if required;
  • possess a minimum education of secondary school;
  • be between the ages of 21 and 59;
  • have at least two years of full-time work experience or relevant education in the past  five years;
  • provide a language test from an IRCC approved testing institute within the past  two years with a minimum score of CLB/NCLC 4;
  • have sufficient financial resources to pay all immigration costs (including travel expenses) for you and your family to be able to establish in PEI; and
  • demonstrate a genuine intention to settle in PEI.

 

2. International Graduates

You can apply for a nomination for permanent residency through the International Graduate stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP), if you graduated from an accredited PEI post secondary institution and are currently working in PEI.  The International Graduate stream is employer-driven, allowing Island employers to fill high-skilled positions that they are unable to fill through the local job market.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to apply for the PEI International Graduate stream you must:

 

  • have a full-time long-term (i.e. permanent or minimum of  two years) job offer from a PEI employer in NOC skill level  0, A, or B
  • have worked a minimum of six months for the PEI employer in a position that is directly related to post-secondary education received in PEI;
  • have a valid post-graduate work permit and legal status in Canada;
  • be able to attend an interview with staff from the Office, if required;
  • have successfully completed a post-secondary degree or diploma (minimum  two year program) from a publically-funded PEI post-secondary institution;
  • be between the ages of 21 and 59;
  • possess sufficient English and/or French language ability to perform the job offered;
  • have sufficient financial resources to pay all immigration costs (including travel expenses) for you and your family to be able to establish in PEI; and
  • demonstrate a genuine intention to settle in PEI.

3. PEI Express Entry

You can apply for a PEI Express Entry nomination for permanent residency through the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP).  Your nomination through PEI PNP will increase your chance of being issued an Invitation to Apply from the Federal Government. 

Am I eligible to apply?

To be eligible for nomination through PEI Express Entry, you must:

  • meet the requirements of at least one of the Federal Economic Immigration programs:
    • Federal Skilled Worker Program;
    • Federal Skilled Trades Program; or
    • Canadian Experience Class
  • create a Federal Express Entry Profile and be placed in the pool of candidates.  You can create a profile at any time through IRCC).

 

There are two pathways to permanent residency through the PEI Express Entry Category, depending on if you have a job offer in PEI or not.  Priority will be given to applicants that are living and working in PEI.

4. Skilled Workers in PEI

You can apply for a nomination for permanent residency through the Skilled Worker stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP), if you are currently employed by an Island employer.  The Skilled Worker stream is employer-driven, allowing Island employers to fill high-skilled positions that they are unable to fill through the local job market.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to apply for the PEI Skilled Worker stream you must:

  • have a full-time long-term (i.e. permanent or minimum of  two years) job offer from a PEI employer in National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill level 0, A, or B
  • have a valid work permit to be working in Canada;
  • have legal status in country of residence;
  • be able to attend an interview with staff from the Office, if required;
  • have successfully completed a post-secondary degree or diploma (minimum two year program);
  • be between the ages of 21 and 59;
  • have at least two years of full-time work experience in the past  five years;
  • possess sufficient English and/or French language ability to perform the job offered.  Language ability can be verified by one of the following:
    • a language test from an IRCC approved testing institute within the past  two years with a minimum score of CLB/NCLC 4; or
    • Employer signed PEI PNP-L06 Employer Language Declaration; or
    • documents from an internationally recognized institution indicating that the principal language studied was in English or French.
  • have sufficient financial resources for the applicant and family to pay all immigration costs (including travel expenses) to be able to establish in PEI; and
  • demonstrate a genuine intention to settle in PEI.

How do I apply?

If you meet all of the eligibility criteria listed above, you must read the Labour Application Guide  then you or your representative must create a profile in the Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest system.  To create a profile you will be asked to provide a valid email address, and identification information including your passport details.   Once your account has been verified, you will be able to proceed to complete your profile. Applicants can only have one active profile at any one time.

Your profile will remain active for a period of six months. You must ensure information provided in your profile is accurate and verifiable.  If your situation changes prior to being invited to apply, you may update your profile.  If your situation changes after being invited to apply you must contact the Office with the new information; this may impact the ultimate decision on your file. You can find additional information on the EOI points grid in the Labour Application Guide.

Important

An Expression of Interest is not an application, but an indication of your interest in being considered to apply to the PEI PNP Labour Impact Category. The Office reserves the right to limit intake or make exclusions from Expressions of Interest draws.  

If you are invited to apply you will receive an email notification that will include your file and instructions for submission of your file.  If you are invited to apply you must then complete the application forms.  Your employer must also complete the employer forms.

Important

Information provided in the Expression of Interest Profile must be valid and verifiable. The Office of Immigration will compare information provided in application with the Expression of Interest Profile, if there is a discrepancy it may affect your ability to apply.  Files that have been determined to contain misrepresentations may be ineligible to apply to the Office of Immigration for 2 years. 

5. Skilled Workers Outside Canada

 You can apply for a nomination for permanent residency through the Critical Worker stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) if you are currently working in PEI.  The PEI Critical Worker stream is employer-driven, allowing Island employers to fill low-skilled positions that they are unable to fill through the local job market.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to apply for the PEI Critical Worker stream you must:

  • have a full-time long-term (i.e. permanent or minimum of  two years) job offer from a PEI employer in NOC skill level C or Din one of the following occupations: truck driver, customer service representative, labourer, food and beverage server, or housekeeping attendant;
  • have worked a minimum of six months full-time for the PEI employer;
  • have a valid work permit and legal status in Canada;
  • be able to attend an interview with staff from the Office, if required;
  • possess a minimum education of secondary school;
  • be between the ages of 21 and 59;
  • have at least two years of full-time work experience or relevant education in the past  five years;
  • provide a language test from an IRCC approved testing institute within the past  two years with a minimum score of CLB/NCLC 4;
  • have sufficient financial resources to pay all immigration costs (including travel expenses) for you and your family to be able to establish in PEI; and
  • demonstrate a genuine intention to settle in PEI.

How do I apply?

If you meet the eligibility criteria listed above you must first read the Labour Application Guide  then you or your representative must create a profile in the Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest system.  To create a profile you will be asked to provide a valid email address, and identification information including your passport details.   Once your account has been verified, you will be able to proceed to complete your profile. Applicants can only have one active profile at any one time.

Your profile will remain active for a period of six months. You must ensure information provided in your profile is accurate and verifiable.  If your situation changes prior to being invited to apply, you may update your profile.  If your situation changes after being invited to apply you must contact the Office with the new information; this may impact the ultimate decision on your file. You can find additional information on the EOI points grid in the Labour Application Guide.

Important

An Expression of Interest is not an application, but an indication of your interest in being considered to apply to the PEI PNP Labour Impact Category. The Office reserves the right to limit intake or make exclusions from Expressions of Interest draws.  

If you are invited to apply you will receive an email notification that will include your file and instructions for submission of your file.  If you are invited to apply you must complete the application forms.  Your employer must also complete the employer forms.

Important

 

Information provided in the Expression of Interest Profile must be valid and verifiable. The Office of Immigration will compare information provided in application with the Expression of Interest Profile, if there is a discrepancy it may affect your ability to apply.  Files that have been determined to contain misrepresentations may be ineligible to apply to the Office of Immigration for 2 years

 

Atlantic Immigration Pilot

February 04, 2018 0 comment

Atlantic Immigration Pilot for Employers - Designation

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program is an employer-driven federal immigration pilot program designed to help you fill permanent labour shortages and skill gaps in your business by supporting foreign nationals for permanent residency.  There are three different streams which aim to address different needs.  The Atlantic High Skilled Program allows you to attract highly skilled individuals, the Atlantic Intermediate Skilled Program allows you to attract semi-skilled individuals, and the Atlantic International Graduate Program allows you to attract recent graduates from Atlantic Canada post-secondary institutions.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to participate in the Pilot you must be a designated employer.  To become a designated employer you must:

  • Want to hire full-time, non-seasonal, international candidates
  • Be in good standing with provincial and federal standards and legislation as per the program guidelines
  • Demonstrate your preparedness to receive and meet the settlement needs of international candidate(s) and accompanying family members, and agree to do so
  • Understand and agree to the reporting requirements for the program

What is the process?

 

The Pilot is a two-step process.  The first step is to become designated.  You will only need to be designated once, but you will be contacted annually by our office to update your file.  The second step is to identify international candidates that you would like to support through this program and submitting an endorsement application to our office. 

 

Atlantic Immigration Pilot For Employers – Endorsement

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program is an employer-driven federal immigration pilot program designed to help you fill permanent labour shortages and skill gaps in your business by supporting foreign nationals for permanent residency.  The Pilot is a two step process for employers, you must first become a designated employer and then submit a endorsement application for every foreign national you want to support through the program.

Am I eligible to endorse a foreign national?

To be eligible to endorse a foreign national you must be a designated employer.

What is the process?

You must first identify a foreign national that you want to endorse through the program and complete the job offer template

.  The foreign national must then approach an approved Settlement Service Provider

 

with a copy of their job offer and your designation letter and get a settlement plan prepared.  You must then submit the job offer, endorsement application, and settlement plan to their office.

About Us

Ms. Nooshin Djavanshir Haidari is a good standing member of the Immigration consultants of Canada regularity console, (ICCRC) R409895 , ICCRC