Fast federal processing is expected (9-12 months
in most posts).
What is the
Eligibility criterion for PEI PNP?
Edward Island issues a PNP to the candidates who can meet the following
candidate must intend to settle in Nova Scotia and to manage, invest in, or own
a business in NS.
must make a minimum investment of $1, 50,000 in the NS business by Section 87
of the IRPA regulations.
applicant must have a minimum $6, 00,000 in Net Worth (principal applicant’s
and spouse’s assets combined).
applicant must be able to document the legal source of funds of $6, 00,000.
candidate must be at least 21 y
ears old (no maximum age).
candidate must have completed at least 12 years of school (completed secondary
school), as verified by an Educational Credential Assessment.
candidate must have minimum 3 years (in the past 10 years) of business
ownership experience (min. 33.3% ownership), or min. 5 years (in the past 10
years) of transferable senior management experience.
must have basic proficiency in English or French (CLB 5 or greater; see the
conversion chart in the Application Kit).
Syrian candidates must obtain a DFAIT permit
How to apply
for PEI PNP?
Government has implemented an Expression of Interest model of file submission.
Under this model, the agent will submit preliminary documents to
electronically (e.g., via email or Dropbox), to
enable us to create the applicant’s Expression of Interest profile:
passport for each family member.
and/or French language assessment for the principal applicant (and spouse, if
Self Assessment form completed and signed by the principal applicant.
Business Plan Builder.
and reference letters for both principal applicant and spouse.
4A and supporting net worth documents.
narrative document, explaining how the principal applicant and spouse
accumulated/earned their combined net worth (it can not
be inherited or gifted.
of education (e.g., diplomas).
of enrolment and current attendance of any children in PEI schools (minimum 6
months), if applicable.
of spouse’s attendance at a post-secondary institution in PEI, if applicable.
of close relatives (parent, grandparent, child, brother, sister, aunt, or
uncle) living in PEI for a minimum 1 year, if applicable.
of experience in agriculture and expressed desire to operate a farm in PEI, if
Professional Services Agreement, completed and signed by the applicant.
Step-by-step process – PEI Nominee Program for
evaluate your client’s qualifications and suggest ways in which he/she may increase
his/her score if applicable.
Once the PEI
Government selects an applicant, please submit the full paper file to
Confederation as soon as possible (including all forms and backup documents).
We will review/process the file and submit it to the PEI Government.
Government will review the file and invite the applicant for an interview.
Confederation will arrange the applicant’s itinerary, assist the applicant
during the exploratory visit, and prepare him/her for the interview.
successful interview, the PEI Government will issue a Letter of Support to the
applicant, enabling him/her to obtain a Work Permit and move to PEI. The
applicant must start a business within PEI and run it for 1 year (while the
family lives in PEI) before being nominated.
nomination, the applicant’s federal file is submitted. The applicant and family
will continue to live and run the PEI business until permanent residence visa